Tag Archives: mental health

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The Interview: Lupe Valdez

Dallas County’s gay Latina sheriff on changing the good ol’ boy system.

The gay Latina sheriff on changing the good ol’ boy system, mental health services in jails and excessive force allegations against her officers....Read More

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Combating Moral Injury

For some veterans, guilt and shame can linger years after combat — and it’s not PTSD.

Aaron Throckmorton decided to join the military the day the Twin Towers fell. A standout high school linebacker at Midland Lee (of Friday Night Lights fame), Th...Read More

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Captive Genius

From the isolation of a psych ward, Mexican immigrant Martín Ramírez became a 20th century master.

From the isolation of a psych ward, Mexican immigrant Martín Ramírez became a 20th century master. The content of Ramírez’s drawings shows that he was d...Read More

Our Blue Period, by Sarah Angle by

Our Blue Period

When clinical depression strikes a marriage, the cracks are long and deep.

People with clinical depression are wired differently. In a neurotypical brain, mood-regulating neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine...Read More

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