Make no mistake, depression is a terrible disease. Yet as a dad knowing what you’re dealing with you can use it as a learning experience.
I’m done — I mean, really, really finished — with the attitude that having a mental illness makes us a burden.
Michael Kasdan talks to Royce White about the importance of accelerating the conversation about mental health—in the NBA and beyond.
Sean Swaby has found that blame is toxic and dangerous, just like gasoline.
Creativity can be a support for men when their life starts to fall apart.
We want to hear about what you have learned from your mental illness, how it is making you a better man.
I’m pissed off about having a mental illness. ___ People living with mental illness share many common traits. In the advocacy world, we share many of them openly. We discuss the symptoms of the illness, the uncertainty, the fear, and we share ways that people with mental illness can receive better treatment, better services, more […]
In the Gun Violence vs. Mental Illness debate, the facts are all that matter.
Depression is not funny, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer!
Being a Big Man is about the Small Things ___ Tiny events. Small, minor stories. Events add up. Decisions matter. Do you want to make your days profound? I wrote about this in my journal the other day, “I try to make my day profound. I want it marked with excellence, exuberance and the etchings of […]
After a failed suicide attempt, Keola Birano realized he needed to embrace his suicidal thoughts. — I feel my world collapsing on me as I stare at a bottle of pain killers. My hands shake uncontrollably as the voices within beg for the pain to end. I grab my pills and try to muster up the courage to take them […]
Sleep problems can also create a loop of mental illness.
Liza Long looks to her son as a mentor. ___ In the third week of September 16 years ago, I met my second son for the first time. A difficult pregnancy with preterm labor and several long, tedious weeks of bed rest concluded anticlimactically with an apparently healthy baby born on his due date, a […]