How To Unplug From Bad News, Stay in Touch With Reality, and Find Good in the Everyday
Adam J. Kurtz: If you need a reprieve from bad news, allow it, but keep one eye open to the reality on the other side of your rainbow perimeter.Read More
Meet the Mental Health Influencer Finding Happiness, Not Perfection
How Poppy Jamie had a breakdown on set and went on to help people who are struggling with anxiety to focus on happiness over perfection.Read More
What Actually is OCD — And How Can You Make a Difference?
We’ve often seen OCD portrayed or referenced in entertainment — but unfortunately these limited depictions actually stigmatize those who have OCD. Fortunately, we each have the ability to better understand what OCD is (and isn’t) and learn how to be better allies.Read More
What Are Puberty Blockers, Who Uses Them, and What Are the Benefits?
Puberty blockers help offset the stress of gender dysphoria, according to the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, a global body of doctors specialized in trans people.Read More
Lawmakers Are Tackling ‘Period Poverty’ with Tax Cuts and School Supplies
As with many national social movements, young people have been on the frontlines of the menstrual equity push. In 2020, students across the country raised money, lobbied, held school assemblies, and launched social media campaigns to make period products free in their schoolsRead More
How Denver Tackled Homelessness While Saving Money
The Denver study proves that highly vulnerable people living on the street will accept housing and, with help, stay housed for the long term. That’s good news at a time when homelessness is rising nationally and service providers say more people appear to be suffering from mental illness.Read More
Lawmakers In Eight States Are Increasing Mental Health Funding
Lawmakers in at least eight states are using COVID aid to fund behavioral health services.
The #DisabledJoy Movement Wants To Celebrate Happiness Too
Tired of the narrative that being disabled is a personal failure in mainstream media, a writer took to Twitter to start a hashtag that might change the way folks look at disability forever. Read More
Science Says You Give Back Your Best When It's Part Of Your Routine
Helping the world is the most productive when it’s part of healthy habit-building. When you treat volunteering like you treat brushing your teeth for a full two minutes or eating your vegetables, you set yourself up for success. Read More
How to Help Someone Who's Contemplating Suicide
If someone you care about shares that they're contemplating suicide, you have the opportunity to make a difference, have a #RealConvo, and save a life. Here are the steps to follow and actions to take. Read More