When I Was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder, People Thought I Was Cursed

“It is certainly good news that mental health is finally becoming part of the development conversation. But the discussion must include voices like mine — voices of people living with mental health conditions in the developing world — so we[…]

Prince William’s Father’s Day Message: Look After Your Children’s Mental Health

“Recent surveys have found that more than half of parents have never broached the topic of mental well-being with their children, and a third would feel like failures if their child needed help. That’s so sad—no parents whose child needs help[…]

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Celebrate Pride Month and Support The Benny Fund

Historically, LGBTQ teenagers have been 2-3x more likely to attempt suicide than other teens. This pride month, and everyday, let’s practice acceptance, inclusion, and compassion. If you are in crisis, text 741741 to speak with a counselor. If you would[…]

5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health

“Veterans Day is a day to remember and reflect on the sacrifices of our military veterans and also to thank them for their service. It’s a celebration that honors America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to offer their lives[…]

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

“We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our[…]