Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - As a teenager, I started to unravel. And after a half-hour conversation with a psychiatrist, I was given an ultimatum: commit myself to a psychiatric hospital or be committed. Fifteen-year-old me, faced with the threat of involuntary commitment on my permanent record,...

Children, teachers, and staff spend a significant amount of time in their school buildings – 1,000 hours a year, actually. While school is a place of learning and growth, it can also be an opportunity to foster positive mental health habits. Statics tell us that 85%...

“Stigma used to be one of our biggest issues,” explained Julius Boatwright, Founding CEO of Steel Smiling. “We still have a stigma issue, but we’ve made great progress in the past few years. It’s a topic of rappers and TikTok videos. It’s in our community...

There is a crisis of violence hiding within the rural beauty of Lawrence County. Related to the selling, transporting, or importing illegal drugs, drug trafficking is the main source for more than 300,000 individuals in Pennsylvania with a substance use disorder. Despite the number of...