Stories tagged: "mental health"


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A Running Blog of Therapists’ Favorite Ways to Cope With This Awful Election Season

We turn to mental health experts for advice on how to cope in these trying times.

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The Holidays Are Coming and Nothing Feels Normal. Here Are Six Tips to Cope.

Being forced to break with long-time traditions, especially during the holidays, can lead to sadness, frustration, and a feeling of disconnectedness. Here are some ways to cope.

Election Anxiety Is Real. Here’s What Can Help.

The current election cycle is fraught with tension and stress, which can wreak havoc on your peace of mind. Here are some steps you can take to regain your calm.

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Military Suicides Have Gone Up 20% This Year. Here’s How Army Leaders Plan to Address That.

Army leaders said troops have been under pressure for nearly two decades of war. Those deployments, compounded by the virus, hurricane and wildfire response and civil unrest missions, have taken a toll.

Linden Cameron, a 13 year old with Asperger's syndrome, was repeatedly shot by police in Utah last week (Shutterstock).
Utah Police Repeatedly Shot a 13-Year-Old Boy With Asperger’s After His Mother Called for Help

Americans with autism and those with untreated mental illnesses both experience far more interactions with the police, according to studies. Many of those incidents are fatal.

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Experts Warn of ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Suicides as Unemployment and Evictions Continue

And Republicans are still refusing to pass a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits and a federal moratorium on evictions.

While Kanye West may no longer wear the red hat, his history with Trump is fueling speculation about the GOP's role in his candidacy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Race, Mental Health, and Dirty Politics: The Complex Web of Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign

Whether Kanye West’s presidential campaign is real, a distraction, or something more sinister, it is already a complex story of race, mental health, political tricks, and personal ambition.