The Rise And Rise Of Suicide: We Must Remove The Stigma Of Mental Illness
Suicide is on the rise globally, accounting for nearly one million deaths annually. While we may not all suffer from mental illness, we each have a role to play in ensuring that those who do suffer feel less afraid to reach out and get the support they need in the moments when they need it most. Read more in this article from Forbes.com.
How one family is educating students, teachers on mental health
Washington state parents who lost their son to suicide are reacing out to provide resources to others about mental health — especially to high school students — and to work toward reducing the stigma surrounding related issues. Read about their efforts in this story from NBC News.
Entering Adulthood With Autism
Across the country, thousands of parents of autistic grapple with concerns like this every year: The daily support provided through public school systems ends with graduation, and many young adults who age out of high school programs and fall off the so-called services cliff can struggle to transition successfully into adulthood. Learn more in this story from U.S. News & World Report.
First baby with Down syndrome wins Gerber baby of the year
A one-year-old from Georgia is the first child with Down syndrome to become a Gerber baby. His name is Lucas, and his smile is infectious! Meet him now, in this story from USA Today.
The Most Important Missing Link for Mental Health Today
By adding the lens of nutrition, diet, and digestion to your personal toolbox, you can forever change your approach to self-care and enhance the efficacy of your eating habits for optimal energy, health, and emotional well-being. Find out why and how, in this article from Psychology Today.