More Mental Health Services Needed for Homeless LGBTQ YouthIn The Know

More Mental Health Services Needed for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Cappy Lindsey catches the blue agate crystal as it falls from her necklace pendant. She bought the crystal with her…

Do You Have a Case of Cyberchondria?Briefs

Do You Have a Case of Cyberchondria?

In the old days, if you had a symptom that didn’t go away, you’d call your doctor. Today, many people…

Injury-Prevention Tips from Joffrey Dancers Help Recreational AthletesFamily Health

Injury-Prevention Tips from Joffrey Dancers Help Recreational Athletes

Professional dancers, like professional athletes, are subject to injury because of the constant stress they put on their bodies. And…

Family Separation at the Border Can Cause Long-Term TraumaFeatures

Family Separation at the Border Can Cause Long-Term Trauma

Ripped apart. That’s one way to describe what’s happened to families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Traumatized. That’s one…

Changing the Conversation About Mental HealthFeatures

Changing the Conversation About Mental Health

Our minds are one of the most powerful things about us. Everything from our physical health to our sense of…

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality TherapyFeatures

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality Therapy

You’re on an airplane in the middle of a storm, lightning flashing outside the window, your seat rocking. “I’m scared,”…

No More Pain. Period.Family Health

No More Pain. Period.

Helping women with endometriosis find relief Endometriosis is a women’s health issue that has long remained in the shadows. Even…

Treating DepressionFeatures

Treating Depression

From telehealth to magnetic stimulation, innovative therapies provide alternatives At the end of the 19th century, it wasn’t uncommon for…

Healing the HurtFeatures

Healing the Hurt

Chicago programs help young victims of trauma find their way forward “What happened to you?” Asking troubled children that question…

Managing the Highs and LowsFamily Health

Managing the Highs and Lows

Families ride the roller-coaster of type 1 diabetes Managing type 1 diabetes is not easy — especially for kids. With…