Talking about Triggers

The issue of “triggers” in relation to mental health and mental illness has come up recently. This has been particularly true in light of the conversation around the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” This series depicts the suicide of a young,...

Chris Cornell, RIP

According to reports, Chris Cornell, singer and guitarist of the pioneering grunge band Soundgarden and rock band Audioslave, died by suicide on Wednesday night in Detroit. This is a great tragedy, obviously. In fact, that does not even begin to get at describing the...

Costs of Mental Health Care

Let me start this post by saying I am lucky. I am lucky because, unlike many people I know and come into contact with, I have health insurance. And, really, I have good health insurance. This puts me at a distinct advantage over many of those who have either a mental...

Podcast 15 – Resilient Ashley

In the first part of our conversation with Ashley from www.dontdieafraid.com, we talk about depression and being black and what it is like to go public and be public. Also see Ashley at www.twitter.com/dontdieafraid. Check out Here/Hear at www.herehear.org...