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How Astronaut Scott Kelly Wards Off Feelings of Isolation

The pandemic is taking a serious toll on our mental health. Here are a few tips on surviving this crazy time from a man who spent a full year away from civilization.

I’m a Therapist. Here’s How I’m Staying Sane During Coronavirus Quarantine.

We're experiencing a mental health crisis in this country right now.


How to Prevent Suicide in 50,000 Texts a Day, Thanks to a Lifesaving Crisis Hotline

Aaron answered a text message from a 19-year old woman who wrote she was feeling hopeless. Aaron, a veteran who...


A Depressed Mother, A Lonely Daughter, and Mrs. Reese, the Neighbor Who Changed Their Lives

My mother refused to let me play next door. Breaking the rules made all the difference.