Decriminalizing Trauma

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Some new alternatives to “Fight, Flight or Freeze.”

7 Reasons Why Independence Is The Best Way To Help Your Relationship

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It may seem selfish at first, writes Chris Riotta.

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.

My Wife Tells Me 10 Things I Do That Make Her Happy

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Steven Lake interviews his wife to find out what he does that makes her happy. There were some surprises.

When a First Responder Asks for Help, Do You Respond?

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“Friends of Firefighters”—A 4-minute film in support of the Fire Department of New York.

Someone You’re Close With Has Depression … So What Should You Do About It?

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Danny Baker has some solid advice for helping a loved one struggling with depression.

48 Hour Push: Dad Bloggers Raising $35K for Fellow Dad Blogger with Cancer

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Originally their goal was to raise $5,000, now they are close to $35,000 for Oren and his family.

I Called the Suicide Prevention Hotline, and You Can Too. Please Stay With Us.

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The recent death of celebrity Robin Williams, and a dear friend, reminded Shannon Fisher of the importance of giving others hope.

Bystander Effect: If You Need Help, You’d Better Ask For It

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If you need help, you have to reach out to someone who can help you and specifically ask them for it.

A Heartbroken Father Reached Out to the Internet for Help and What He Got Back Was Inspiring

A Heartbroken Father Reached Out to the Internet for Help and What He Got Back Was Inspiring

Following the death of his infant daughter, a father reached out online, looking for help with altering a picture, and received back a huge outpouring of kindness and support.

Help from a Stranger is Better than no Help at all

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After a week of dragging my butt home each day, feeling a bit smaller and more beaten each day, I needed to change something. Off went the shoes. Walking out to work and arriving home was now strictly a barefoot affair.

Helping Those Who Help Others: How You Could Make a Difference in One Dad’s Life

Helping Those Who Help Others: How You Could Make a Difference in One Dad’s Life

Oren Miller has spent years tirelessly helping fathers online, but, due to a medical crisis, now he’s the one who needs assistance. Here’s why you should help.

Reaching out to the “Elliots” of the world

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Danny writes a letter to Elliot Rodger in hopes that someone else might see themselves in that situation and get the help they need.

It’s “Just” Alcohol

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Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants to help others so that something good will come out of that.

The Empathy Test

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Empathy is a human superpower.

Are You Sure You’re Okay? Why We Lie About How We’re Doing

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We would all be better off if we shared a bit more, cared a bit more and judged a bit less.