Our Boys Are Now at Greater Risk Than Girls

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Dottie Lamm on recognizing the real at-risk youth of today.

Dear Depression: You’re Not Welcome Here

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For 13 years, I have lived in your cold, dark, terrifying dungeon. No more, Depression. I want you to go.

Finding My Daughter’s Hand

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Thom Bassett recalls being an absent dad, and how much love and effort it took to find his way back into his daughter’s life.

Chronically Unhappy or Depressed?

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5 ways to support someone who is down

Can You Act Silly And Still Be A Man

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Silly is for kids and comedians. Steven Lake explores the forces that make silly and manly mutually exclusive.

Nine Songs That Always Get Me Into The Christmas Spirit

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Are the holidays bringing you down? These Christmas songs always cheer Jay Snook up.

The Gift of Being Single for the Holidays

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Forget all the advice about getting rid of holiday blues. Enjoy the gifts your single status offers.

What to Know About Disclosing Mental Illness at Work

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Disclosing a mental health issue, like bipolar disorder or PTSD, can be risky. So what can employers do to make it easier?

An Affair to Unremember: My First and Only One-Night Stand

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Jonathan Buzin wishes one night of his life had never happened, and he shares what he learned to spare others his pain.

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped. Will Anyone Listen?

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Andrew Smiler discusses ways in which male stereotypes make it hard to care that LaBeouf was raped.

Dear Parents: Your Teenager Needs To Learn About Depression—Before It’s Too Late

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Danny Baker on why talking to your teen about depression could be the difference between life and death.

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Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.

7 Things You Can Do To Instantly Feel More Confident

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Self-confidence has a direct bearing on how successful you are and how good you feel about yourself.

8 Things People Who Recover From Depression Do Differently

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Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.

A Case of Infidelity, Is It Ever OK to Break a Vow?

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A story of one man’s desperate decision to break his vows and maybe save his marriage.

Accidental Wisdom

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After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.