The Washington Post By Abby Alten Schwartz November 3, 2022 My daughter was a high school senior when I first caught her skipping respiratory therapy. She has cystic fibrosis, and her treatment back then included using a nebulizer twice a day while wearing a life-preserver-like vest that shook mucus from her lungs. Already hypervigilant about my daughter’s health, I... read more
How to Help a Partner Living With Depression
The New York Times By Catherine Pearson Oct. 27, 2022 Whether they are coping with seasonal symptoms or chronic depression, here’s how to offer love and understanding while still caring for yourself. Jeff Zuckerman and his wife had been married for 30 years when she started battling bipolar disorder and depression. She had her first... read more
'You Don't Look Anorexic'
The New York Times By Kate Siber Oct. 18, 2022 New research shows that assumptions about eating disorders are often wrong - and that many larger-bodied people are starving themselves. Sharon Maxwell spent much of her life trying to make herself small. Her family put her on her first diet when she was 10. Early... read more
How to vet mental health advice on TikTok and Instagram
The Washington Post By Tatum Hunter October 3, 2022 Not all tips on social media are helpful. Here’s how to consume mental health content in a safe way. Mental health tips on social media are a mixed bag. Your favorite online creator might give valid advice on managing anxiety symptoms or drawing boundaries with family... read more