Mental Health

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

How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops

How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops

Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.

Apr 17, 2014 / Ann Jones

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

The Colonel, the Veteran and the Caregiver

The Colonel, the Veteran and the Caregiver The Colonel, the Veteran and the Caregiver

How the war changed Charlie.

Nov 26, 2013 / Feature / Ann Jones

Suicide Rate Climbs by 30 Percent in Kansas as Government Slashes Mental Health Budgets

Suicide Rate Climbs by 30 Percent in Kansas as Government Slashes Mental Health Budgets Suicide Rate Climbs by 30 Percent in Kansas as Government Slashes Mental Health Budgets

Even though suicide rates are climbing, the government continues to slash mental health budgets.

Oct 21, 2013 / Blog / Allison Kilkenny

When Mental Illness Meets US Gun Culture

When Mental Illness Meets US Gun Culture When Mental Illness Meets US Gun Culture

It’s time to do something about our national gun crisis.

Sep 23, 2013 / Blog / Marie Myung-Ok Lee

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