9 Questions About Living With Depression

9 Questions by Casey Muir-Taylor

You know those questionnaires doctors ask you to fill out about depression? Gabe Howard decided to publish his.

Detained Children Risk Life-Long Physical and Mental Harm

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Children exposed to cumulative stressors for long periods of time become less able to learn, more difficult to settle and console, and are unable to enjoy the fun and games of childhood.

When There Is No Normal

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Norman Gold shares the challenge of parenting a child with a mental illness.

How to Love a Woman With Bipolar Disorder

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Liz Furl’s husband rides the waves of bipolar disorder with her, and they both maintain their balance through love.

Sometimes, We Can’t Give Enough

Sometimes we cant by Katy Warner

Louise Thayer vowed never to leave her husband. But her promise couldn’t stop them from drifting apart.

When ‘Smile’ is the Worst Thing to Say

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Mental illness is everywhere and touches virtually everyone. How can you be part of the solution?

4 Soothing Truths About Intrusive Thoughts

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Those thoughts we all have that come out of nowhere? Colin Thurston reassures us they’re a lot less threatening than we think.

Art to End The Stigma Of Mental Illness

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Outsider art can refashion how we think about mental illness.

Talking About Mental Health With Your Kids

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The mental health talk is as important as the sex talk, but many parents still avoid it.

Is Your Relationship Mentally Ill?

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“It’s not me. And it’s not you. It’s us.” PsycheTruth debunks the DSM’s addition of ‘relational disorder’ to the growing pantheon of mental afflictions.

A Chance Encounter With Lifelong Repercussions

A Chance Encounter by Anders Ljungberg

Shawn Henfling tells the story of a man whose spontaneous confession changed his life.

Be Prepared to Receive Something Special

Understanding My Mother by Cabot OCallaghan

When Cabot O’Callaghan befriended a young woman with borderline personality disorder, he wasn’t ready for the wisdom he’d receive.

Comment of the Day: Changing the Conversation on Mental Illness

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Sometimes, comments from readers can drive us … well, a little crazy. But sometimes, a comment brightens your whole day, as this one did for Michael Kasdan.

Humanizing Homelessness: “My Father Isn’t An Issue, He’s A Human Being”

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Diana has a unique perspective. She grew up watching her father live without a roof over his head.

My Wife’s Experience Of Letting Go

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Her eyes roll back into her head and she falls unconscious to the floor. Steven Lake describes what happened to his wife.

The Year I Broke Through

The Year I Broke Through by Jacob Sundlie

High school senior and acting ace Jacob Sundlie didn’t let adversity break him. Instead, he learned to play the role of the survivor.