Mental Health

Is Welfare Reform Causing Earlier Deaths?

Is Welfare Reform Causing Earlier Deaths? Is Welfare Reform Causing Earlier Deaths?

We’ve reformed the social safety net at the cost of human lives.

Feb 17, 2015 / Blog / Michelle Chen

This Unnoticed Part of Obama’s Childcare Initiative Is a Big Deal

This Unnoticed Part of Obama’s Childcare Initiative Is a Big Deal This Unnoticed Part of Obama’s Childcare Initiative Is a Big Deal

Obama’s proposal to fund home visiting services is a laudable step toward serving the comprehensive needs of parents, whether they are working or not.

Feb 4, 2015 / Blog / Michelle Chen

These Mental Health Patients Are Being Neglected on an Epidemic Scale

These Mental Health Patients Are Being Neglected on an Epidemic Scale These Mental Health Patients Are Being Neglected on an Epidemic Scale

Kaiser's workers and patients have had enough of epic waiting times and surging suicide rates.

Jan 26, 2015 / Blog / Michelle Chen

Bowe Bergdahl and the Pathologizing of Dissent

Bowe Bergdahl and the Pathologizing of Dissent Bowe Bergdahl and the Pathologizing of Dissent

New documents raise questions about the soldier's mental health. 

Jun 12, 2014 / Blog / Zoë Carpenter

We Need to Talk About Cyberbullying

We Need to Talk About Cyberbullying We Need to Talk About Cyberbullying

Close to 20 percent of high school students have admitted to being cyberbullied in the last year.

May 9, 2014 / StudentNation / Kumaran Chanthrakumar and StudentNation

Officials Investigating Death of Mentally Ill Homeless Vet Who ‘Baked to Death’ in a New York City Jail Cell

Officials Investigating Death of Mentally Ill Homeless Vet Who ‘Baked to Death’ in a New York City Jail Cell Officials Investigating Death of Mentally Ill Homeless Vet Who ‘Baked to Death’ in a New York City Jail Cell

Jerome Murdough was found dead in a Rikers Island jail cell after it had reached temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Mar 20, 2014 / Blog / Steven Hsieh

Feminists Talk Trigger Warnings: A Round-Up

Feminists Talk Trigger Warnings: A Round-Up Feminists Talk Trigger Warnings: A Round-Up

A triggering event can be so individual, so specific, that there is no anticipating it.

Mar 6, 2014 / Blog / Jessica Valenti

Army Finds Key to Improving Soldiers’ Mental Health, and It’s Exactly What You’d Expect

Army Finds Key to Improving Soldiers’ Mental Health, and It’s Exactly What You’d Expect Army Finds Key to Improving Soldiers’ Mental Health, and It’s Exactly What You’d Expect

To prevent mental illness in American soldiers, bring them home.

Feb 4, 2014 / Blog / Steven Hsieh

Royce White: His Last Sports Interview

Royce White: His Last Sports Interview Royce White: His Last Sports Interview

Former Iowa State basketball star and mental-health advocate Royce White gives Dave Zirin what he is calling his “last interview with a sports journalist.”

Jan 17, 2014 / Blog / Dave Zirin

Candor and Control: The Chiara de Blasio Video

Candor and Control: The Chiara de Blasio Video Candor and Control: The Chiara de Blasio Video

It’s one thing to control a sensitive story about a child’s private struggles. It’s another to package it so slickly that a genuine and inspiring message gets dro...

Dec 27, 2013 / Blog / Jarrett Murphy

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