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By Gayathri Ramprasad, MBA, CPS, Founder and President of ASHA International

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By Nathaniel Z. Counts, JD, MHA Senior Policy Director

MHA appreciates your tremendous federal advocacy to stop the House and Senate health care bills...

By Jean-Phillipe Regis, Manager, Children, Youth and Families, Human Rights Campaign Foundation

In minority and marginalized communities, mental health is often considered a taboo or weakness--something I’ve heard should be “taken to God.” Treatment for mental illness is spoken about in even more hushed tones. That’s one reason...

By: Marcel “Fable The Poet” Price

I am a poet, teaching artist, and a full-time creative who inspires the, individuals of tomorrow, today. But what does that even mean?

In a nutshell I use my stories, along with poetry, as a catalyst to get students to unpack stressors that they have been harboring or have bottled up.

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By Lauren Carson, Founder of Black Girls Smile Inc. 

I remember precisely the day that I first heard the word “depression” float into the air and for some reason the word landed heavily on me in a foreshadowing manner.

I was thirteen years old and overheard a conversation between my parents as my father...

By Kim Palchikoff

Jessica Nagel, BS, MA, LAC, CASAC has worked with Community...

By Leah Briick, Executive Director and David Lewis, Board Member, Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

In today’s world, sex addiction has become a term that is often seen in the media or discussed in the news.

Celebrities, athletes, and reality show stars identify themselves as sex addicts and the...

By David Bain, CUCB Program Specialist at the Mental Health Association of San Francisco

Hoarding disorder is difficult for a lot of people to understand. Most adults can relate to depression because of the death of a loved one, a divorce or perhaps a major illness. However, it is very difficult for people to...

By Suzy Favor Hamilton, Three Time Olympian and Mental Health Advocate

Some people know me as a 3-time Olympian in track and field. And while my athletic journey began in my youth, my personal journey with mental illness began in 2005, a year after my retirement.

I was the proud new mother of a beautiful baby girl...

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