Demi Lovato’s Story

“Every one of us can make a difference. By getting educated on this epidemic and its frightening statistics and by breaking the stigma…” Demi Lovato, the 23-year-old former child actress on Barney & Friends and current pop music sensation, delivered…

Grasping the Profound Pain of Suicide

Describing depression to those who haven’t experienced it can be clumsy. The analogy I’ve found that best embodies my experience is “cloudy days.” The sun is still there but I’m unable to access that light. Instead, I’m cold and muted.…

Well Done, Active Minds

An important new study indicates that student mental health organizations such as Active Minds on college campuses increase mental health knowledge, decrease stigma around mental disorders, and increase helping behaviors. Facebook photo of Active Minds members at Ithaca College “Student peer…