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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...

By Lauren Smolar, Director of Helpline Services at the National Eating Disorders Association

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and the longer they go undiagnosed, the more difficult they are to treat.¹ ...

By Timothy Neal, MS, AT, ATC, CCISM, NATA Liaison to Mental Health America, Assistant Professor & Program Director of Athletic Training, Concordia University Ann Arbor

Life is full of risks. Choices are made all day long, some of which place or remove one from risk. It seems as if one moves from one risk to another during their daily lives. While some risks can’t be controlled, there...

By Jennifer Cheang, MHA Digital Marketing Manager and America Paredes, MHA Senior Director of Partnerships and Community Outreach

Thank you all for joining us on a frank and honest discussion on your thoughts on media portrayal, messaging, mental health, outreach, and awareness...

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO, and Nathaniel Counts, J.D., MHA Senior Policy Director

Medicaid is an expensive program.  For elders in nursing homes, for adults with chronic conditions, and for children with health care needs, it is also a life-saving one.

Among the many messages the House of Representatives sent in its passage of the American Health...

By Ken Majkowski, Pharm.D and Chief Pharmacy Officer at FamilyWize

Taking medication to support and improve one’s mental health is very common. Researchers from the Institute of Safe Medication Practices found that more than 40 million U.S. adults reported filling one or more mental health prescriptions in 2013, the most recent year of collected information. In fact, data...

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