From post-operative depression to the opioid epidemic to the wild nature of adolescence; from Peru to Geel to Nigeria; from living to 103 and dying of a broken heart, we have covered a lot of ground in our musings on mental health this year. Thank you for opening your minds and imaginations to make greater understanding of mental health and mental illness part of everyday life.
Please click on any of the links below to read a posting you may have missed or to read once again a posting you especially enjoyed.
Can you Really Die from a Broken Heart? — One Year Old — I Have a Dream — Polio, Students, and the Long Haul — Have you had “The Conversation?” — Low-Income Countries Score High Marks on Innovative Mental Health Interventions — Love is EleMENTAL — What’s your Favorite Comfort Food? — Have You Ever Been to Geel? — Celebrating International Women’s Day (2017) — The Surgery Was a Success. So Why Do I Feel So Bad? — Happy 1st Anniversary Five on Friday — Botero’s Buxom Bodies, & Eating Disorders — World Health Day 2017: Depression Let’s Talk — Title IX is About More Than Sports — Headlines Challenge: Extra! Read All About It! — Five Boro Bike Tour — Music, Mental health, and Mother’s Day — False Dichotomies — Molly, my Alma Mater, and Ending the War on Drugs — The Way Madness Lies… — Nike. — What is your Domino? — Restaurant of Order Mistakes & Other Ideas with Dementia in Mind — Your Words Matter — Stewardship, the G20 & Honey Bees — Memory Making and Erasing — Columbia Students go Global — Suntanning and Mental Health — Soldier On? — Mentally Ill in Ancient Rome — Happy 103rd birthday, Lucy Ozarin! — Solar Eclipse — Vacation — Mental Illness is a Family Affair — Five Cool Mental Health Terms — Let Me Hear Your Voice — Shared Roots — Las Vegas: 58/489 — Mental Health in the Workplace — #MeToo — Born to be Wild — Rescue — #FearlessSquad — More than a Bowl of Soup — Thanksgiving is about Community; Community is about Mental Health — Five Courageous Women, Five Personal Stories, Five Documentary Films — When is a Picture Not Worth 1000 Words: The Damage of Mental Health Stereotypes — Why I Light Hanukkah Candles — Psychology 101 with Santa and Friends
Wishing you a new year filled with light and love. Wishing all of us a new year filled with discoveries that increase our understanding of mental illness and mental health.