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You Are Not a Drug User Dec. 05, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and plan to join the military after I graduate from high school in June. I've ne... Read More

She Can Go to You Anytime Nov. 30, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I want to help my best friend, but I don't know what to do. My friend and I are both 16... Read More

A Dreadful Time for Some Nov. 30, 2018

Erick Erickson

Set your oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cream together 3/4 cup of shorteni... Read More

Compassionately Seek a Mental Health Professional Nov. 15, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. When our oldest son left for college, my w... Read More

Thanks for the Useful Comments Nov. 13, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: A reader wrote to you saying she was aware of her negative outlook on life but did not ... Read More

Injustice in the War on Pot Nov. 01, 2018

Daily Editorials

The absurdities and cruelties surrounding U.S. government policy on medical marijuana continue to gr... Read More

High on Anxiety? Take a Trip with Michael Pollan Oct. 30, 2018

Energy Express

To prepare myself for the high-stakes, high-stress 2018 election, I recently took myself to the high... Read More

Both Parents Drink a Lot Oct. 25, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18, and I'm in the 11th grade. I have a miserable home life. Both my parents drink ... Read More

Suicides Spike, But Help Is Available Oct. 25, 2018

Daily Editorials

Suicide is one of the most preventable causes of death, so it is worrisome that suicides are spiking... Read More

Issues at Heart Oct. 24, 2018

Wellnews

Heart disease and stroke are the top killers in the United States, causing more than 2.2 million hos... Read More

'Pitifully Small' Progress Made in Addressing Mental Health Oct. 19, 2018

C Force

An important new report (three years in the making) has finally been released by The Lancet Commissi... Read More

It's Better to Have an Angry Friend That's Alive Oct. 15, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend has been telling me lately that she wants to commit suicide because she ... Read More

The Sky Is Falling: 6 Ways to Take the 'I' out of Anxiety Oct. 09, 2018

Energy Express

Are you worried about how much you worry? Bravo. Uncontrolled anxiety is a giant obstacle to persona... Read More

The Kids Aren't All Right Aug. 02, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

Childhood anxiety is giving us anxiety. Nearly a third of American adolescents meet the criteria f... Read More

How Helicopter Parents Get That Way Jul. 05, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

When you pick up a copy of Parents magazine, you expect to read information that is useful, not just... Read More

Your Nervous System Is Making You Nervous. Be Resilient! May. 01, 2018

Energy Express

Your mind attaches to the negative. Who cares? So what? Why is that even helpful? See? You're doing ... Read More

Paralyzed From Depression Apr. 30, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My boyfriend, "Jarrod," has always been very anxious about social situations and has a h... Read More

What Computers Know About Us and Think They Know Mar. 15, 2018

Froma Harrop

The electric company sends me colorful reports on my monthly energy habits. A recent one rated me "a... Read More

Fight or Fright Mar. 01, 2018

Work Daze

Does the thought of going to work fill you with dread? Does the mere mention of a due date set your ... Read More

The Student Anti-Anxiety Project That's Going Viral Jan. 11, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

It's not your imagination. Kids are getting more anxious, depressed and hypersensitive. In Education... Read More