mental health

How We Can All Take Responsibility to Avoid Calling the Police

Calls to defund the police are picking up national momentum from Los Angeles to New York City. The Minneapolis City…

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Fighting Racism in a Small, Conservative Town in New Jersey

  Outrage over racism and police brutality epitomized by the murder of George Floyd has been so pervasive that away…

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People With Mental Health Diagnoses Left Out of “Historic” NYC Decarceration

The number of New Yorkers in the city's infamous jail system hit what Mayor Bill de Blasio called an "historic"…

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No Evidence Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Causes Cognitive Impairment, Finds Major Review

There is no significant evidence showing that cannabis use during pregnancy leads to cognitive impairment in children, shows a new…

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The “Queen of Consciousness” Driving Psychedelic Study and Advocacy

Amanda Feilding is the founder and director of the Beckley Foundation, which has been pioneering psychedelic research and advocacy to…

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Fighting the Health Threats of Loneliness as We Flatten the Curve

At publication time, over 97 percent of Americans in 43 states are under mandatory social distancing orders designed to reduce…

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Why Midwestern Farmers Are Facing a Suicide Crisis

Farm workers are increasingly dying of suicide, according to new research. Farmers are suffering the combined burdens of falling commodity…

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Study: Stopping Long-Term Opioid Prescriptions Associated With Veterans’ Deaths

For years, pain patient activists have been sounding the alarm about the consequences of abruptly halting people's access to opioid…

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Olympia’s “Mitigation Site” No Long-Term Homelessness Solution

As homelessness continues to pose an immediate humanitarian crisis in major cities like New York and Los Angeles, the same…

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NYC Officials Propose “Universal Affordable Housing”

Imagine a homeless family of three fortunate enough to receive a rental assistance voucher from the city of New York.…

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