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How Georgetown University is Addressing High Costs in College Mental Health Care


I met Elizabeth* after she set up an appointment with the Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

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The Importance of Mental Health During Sexual Assault Awareness Month


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and any conversation about sexual trauma should include its impact on mental health.

According to the Rape, Abuse,…Read More

Who Is Responsible for Addressing Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education?


As a kid, I played a board game called “Life” with my parents.

Each player could make decisions about the course of their life that…Read More

When Art and Mental Illness Collide: An Interview with Artist Derek Hess


To honor Mental Health Awareness Month in May of 2017, artist Derek Hess posted a daily image to his social media outlets that showcased his ongoing battle with…Read More

How Music Saved Me from Depression, Alcoholism, and Suicide


It started with a “something’s wrong” text.

That led to a question amongst the family - what’s going on?

When the issue of mental health entered…Read More

1600 Reasons to Live - Why I Choose Beauty to Fight Depression


Five years ago, I didn’t know that this snow-covered bush would have such a profound effect on my life, my mood, and how I would forever see the…Read More

Put Employees First for Everyone’s Mental Health


Mental Health America (MHA) has existed by one name or another since 1909. We’ll be 110 years old next February. Take a moment to think about that. That’s longer…Read More