Isolation Is A Killer. Asking For Help Is All We Can Do

Shawn Henfling speaks about his own battle with depression and an actionable plan for helping others

Men See and Feel it, but Can’t Always Name it

“Men are constantly being told we have to be strong and in control when we can barely get out of bed in the morning and every decision takes all the focus and energy we have.” – D

What Can You Do to Stop the Shootings?

How to spot signs of premeditation and what to do as a bystander when you suspect violent intentions?

Remembering Stephen: Love, Loss, and AIDS

He underwent a smorgasbord of tests as the family anxiously awaited the answer. But we knew. The innocents in the old snapshot all knew instinctively, even before the test results came in. Stephen had AIDS.

Why I Took My Son Off Of His ADD Medication

David’s mom advocated for him, because puberty is painful enough without a prescription drug monkey on your back.

Punks in Recovery with Craig Lewis

Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.

My Journey to a Genesis: Why I Created a Mobile Tool That Helps All Dads With Custody

Losing custody of his children lead Jon Vaughn to a downward spinning spiral, but here’s how he found a way to pick himself back up.

Mind Over Medications: 6 Ways Men Can Be Healthier

Jed Diamond, PhD, shares some very simple steps to improving health — without having to step into the pharmacy.

Like Parents, Like Children: The Dangers of Medicating Unhappiness, Stress, and Inconvenience

Thomas Fiffer exposes three inconvenient truths about adults and wonders if children’s “attention deficit” is nothing more than the lack of a compelling message?

How Having a Baby Helped Me Overcome My Anxiety Disorder

Clint Edwards recounts his descent into depression and anxiety and how becoming a father helped him regain control of his life

Pill-Popping Nation: Half of U.S. Adults to Be Eligible for Statins

Nearly 13m more adults in the US will be eligible for statins after new guidelines widened the criteria for use of the drugs to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes; but experts question at what risk.

Thoughts of Depression, Self-Harm, and Suicide

Suicidal people are often called selfish or cowardly, but how often are they called exhausted or terrified? Andrew Lawes shares his story.

Does My Black Dog Really Answer to the Name Depression?

Duncan Alldridge learns to move past his depression.

Should You Treat Anxiety With Marijuana?

The good, the bad, and the ugly with weed and mental illness.

Boys and ADHD

The inside scoop on ADHD, and whether boys are more likely to be diagnosed.

Where Does My Mental Illness End and “I” Begin?

Andy Behrman, aka Electroboy, wonders if you can ever truly be recovered from mental illness, or if you can only learn to cope with it on a daily basis.