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I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

My Trauma Led Me to Self-Medicate With Heroin

PTSD and opioid addiction apparently go hand-in-hand.
Elizabeth Brico
1.30.18
Race and medicine
Race and medicine

Race Isn’t Supposed to Matter in the ER, but It Does

How race can influence who lives and dies from trauma.
Shayla Love
1.8.18
mental health
mental health

This Is What Being Stalked Can Do to Your Mind

"I felt like a prisoner in my own house."
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.19.17
mental health
mental health

Five Good Reasons to Fire Your Therapist

Your therapist shouldn't want to be your friend.
Nick Keppler
11.15.17
Open Minds
Open Minds

Not Every Trauma Results in PTSD

There's a difference between an intrusive thought and an actual flashback.
Kastalia Medrano
10.17.17
First Aid
First Aid

Basic Skills to Know in the Event of a Shooting

“If a shooting victim or bystander had basic trauma skills, it could significantly impact morbidity and mortality.”
Jesse Hicks
10.2.17
mental health
mental health

BSDM Can Provide Profound Healing Experiences

"When submitting to someone I trust, I’m able to let go of my anxieties.”
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.29.17
RACE
RACE

What Police Brutality Does to a Black Parent's Mental Health

"I'm afraid my toddler will grow up to be a ‘threat’ and pay for it. That's not normal."
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
8.22.17
mental health
mental health

I Have a Pathological Fear of Being Happy

This is a thing.
Elizabeth Brico
8.4.17
mental health
mental health

Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ Brings Bad Memories Back to Life

Social media can be a painful abyss of a purposely discarded past.
Liz Lazzara
7.12.17
mental health
mental health

Why Our First Responders Are So Burned Out

Their empathy can actually work against them.
Cindy Lamothe
6.21.17