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Kids want to learn more about mental illness and how to...

Joanne Riebschleger, Michigan State University and Jennifer Tanis, Michigan State University One in five teens has a parent with a mental illness such as anxiety...

How you can help veterans every day

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Purdue University As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the number of these...

Why sign language is vital for all deaf babies, regardless of...

Kimberly A. Wolbers, University of Tennessee and Leala Holcomb, University of Tennessee When their newborn failed a hearing test, Quinn and Kai were distraught. Their...

Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me...

William Doan, Pennsylvania State University I’ve lived much of my life with anxiety and depression, including the negative feelings – shame and self-doubt – that...

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Bandy X. Lee, Yale University Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide –...

To stop police shootings of people with mental health disabilities, I...

Jennifer Sarrett, Emory University After Shukri Ali Said left her house during a mental health crisis on April 23, 2018, her sister called 911 for...

Mass shootings aren’t growing more common – and evidence contradicts common...

Christopher J. Ferguson, Stetson University When 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, roughly 12...

Could the future edge in college sports be mental wellness?

Bradley Donohue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas We live in a sports-oriented culture. In the United States alone, there are about 8 million high school...

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