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?

Is Your Relationship by PsycheTruth

“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.

‘I Can’t Breathe, Either': Former NBA Player Speaks Out On Racism, Police Killings Through Prism of Mental Health

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Royce White, on his own anxiety disorder and the links between police killings, institutional racism, and our nation’s failure to address and treat mental illness.

Anxiety Didn’t Beat Me and Never Will

Anxiety Didnt by Paxson Woelber

There were no resources for the crippling anxiety that nearly destroyed Ty Phillips. So he figured out how to face it down himself.

5 Tips to Help You Support Colleagues With Mental Health Issues

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Mental illness is a serious workplace issue. Sam Fisher offers five tips to deal with colleagues who are suffering.

I Can Do This: Parenting Through the Haze of Mental Illness

I can do this by Jarmo Puskala

Ty Phillips remembers a day with his three-year-old daughter when anxiety and depression almost got the better of him.

The Silent War of Mental Illness, Disability and Ferguson

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Erin Kelly examines the impact of wrongful death due to mental illness and disability in the midst of the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Things You Might Have Missed

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Join the conversation! See what our readers are sharing on Twitter.

‘I’m the Peace Man’

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Jeff Sparr is a man on an audacious mission — a mission to make mental illness cool to support.

Turning My Breakdown Into A Breakthrough

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The mental health writing of Andrew Lawes has saved lives.

Now, he takes things to the next level.