mental health

Home Alone, a Pair of Scissors, and a Mirror

Reading Time: 8 minutesHave you found yourself in shock recently after seeing a co-worker pop up in a Zoom window sporting two feet less hair than in a previous meeting? Maybe it’s a family member who shaved their head.

Teacher Mental Health Amid a Pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutesBefore the COVID-19 pandemic reached fever pitch, I was on the edge of burnout. Teaching is a stressful job. Preparing and delivering engaging lessons while also keeping up with administrative documentation, classroom management, and teacher evaluations is a lot of work.I love my students dearly. But stress takes its toll.

Killer Loans — College Debt Triggers Depression and Suicide

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen billionaire Robert Smith pledged to pay off the student loans of Morehouse College’s graduating class recently, the story went viral.

Group With Ties to Trump Opioid Chief Scores Big

The Trump administration has awarded $24 million in grants to a small New England nonprofit group with ties to President Donald Trump&;s opioid czar — Elinore F. McCance-Katz — a WhoWhatWhy review of government documents reveals.