Mental Health

At KIPP DC Quest Academy in Washington, D.C., teacher Randy Whetzel and his student Khamari are playing a relaxed game of Uno. The mood is light-hearted and companionable. As they compete, their banter is punctuated by the slap of cards on the table. Khamari meets with...

In his twenties, Lorenzo Lewis of Arkansas worked at a juvenile detention center with troubled teens. Many were African American males who suffered from trauma and depression from rough childhoods, but almost none had received any treatment before their encounter with the law. Lewis came...

One scientist has dubbed the blueberry the “brain berry” because it appears to protect the brain in so many ways. Some years back at Tufts University, researchers fed aging rats a diet high in blueberries for two months and then gave them a battery of...

Over the last six months, Stress Health has partnered with parenting bloggers from Georgia to California to spread the word about childhood adversity and its impact on children to readers across the country. As part of this campaign, parent bloggers learned more about research on Adverse...

After Hurricane Michael tore through the Florida Panhandle in October 2018, shattering homes and schools, some displaced children and parents had nowhere to sleep but their car. Toddlers were stunned by the landscape of smashed houses and fallen trees. Pointing at his battered neighborhood, one...