What is Mental Health Becoming?

“Mind is the thing that we are dealing with when we are dealing with psychiatric challenges,” Ken Thompson says. “Mind is the thing in us that allows us to be both in the world and inside ourselves at the same time.” No matter which way you...

Mental Health in Schools

“Our hope is that this program will shift the culture,” Stephany Bryan says, “and it will definitely shift the culture in educational settings by being able to provide campuses with opportunities for learning new and innovative ways of providing appropriate services...

Integrated Health Care for Foster Youth

“What we set out to do was establish a system that would, in fact, cater to the needs of foster children in one place,” Jacquelyn McMillon says, “and that children did not have to go all over the city of Houston to get the most basic of care.” In 2015, the Texas...

Peer Support in the Criminal Justice System

“Coming out of the criminal system, for many, means starting over with nothing,” Zarate says. “Our objective is to reduce hospitalization, reduce recidivism, and have them be successful in re-entering the community.” The more we learn, the more obvious it seems that...

Political Climate as a Chronic Stressor

The overwhelming uncertainty and tense political climate has become a point of stress for many Americans, with the US now setting a “national stress record” and with some even touting a new psychiatric diagnosis: Post Election Stress Disorder.