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How this Sundance film seeks to 'fuel outrage' about how people with mental illness are treated

Rosenberg also tells the story of his sister, Merle ... But as celebrities like Michael Phelps, Demi Lovato and Kanye West have opened up about their mental health struggles, and as more individuals u... read more

YA novels that get real about mental health

Although YA books on mental health definitely aren ... By being open about it, we can work to humanize and destigmatize it. With that in mind, here are a few YA books from recent years that get real a... read more

As kinship caregivers struggle, Washington’s foster care system benefits

For Simmons, who retired early from her work in sales due to depression and other mental health ... is a Seattle-based nonprofit newsroom producing journalism for the common good. Learn more and sign ... read more

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Parkland Family Reflects On A Year Of Anguish And Activism

And, as they explain during my visit, they want to share their "hard story" in hopes it will spark some positive change. The Schentrups' activism is overlaid with the daily struggles of ... better men... read more


At 75, Dale Chihuly discusses struggles with mental health

SEATTLE – The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting ... Chihuly, too, has struggled with his mental health, by turns fragile and luminous like the art ... read more

After tragic suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade, local mother shares her own struggles

SEATTLE -- It’s a tragic story that shocked many of us ... After hearing that Spade took her own life, she’s hopeful it starts a conversation about mental health and well-being. And Dr. Jennifer O’Don... read more

Percy Harvin reveals struggle with anxiety, discusses walking away from NFL

Percy Harvin revealed in a Sports Illustrated story that in addition to his unending migraines ... Harvin opened up about his mental health struggles, in the hopes that he can help others. Referring t... read more

How Colleges Today Are Supporting Student Mental Health

Because the stigma associated with mental illness continues, stories and open conversations that normalize ... students aren’t necessarily verbalizing their own mental health struggles—and many don’t ... read more

The rare mental-health fixers

The day before, she was in a West Seattle psychiatric ... spots in a mental-health housing unit. In the movie version of Mary, she’d be the wisecracking, self-deprecating bridesmaid character. That ef... read more

Mandatory MMR Vaccine Possible In Washington State

Feb. 6 marked the second day in a row that no new measles cases were confirmed in the state, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Fifty of the ... instance early in his time at Seat... read more

Speaking the Unspeakable

The medium has made astounding progress in opening up the ways we discuss and understand mental health ... to explore stories that aren’t black and white, often giving guests a couple hours at the mic... read more



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