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A Birthday Like No Other Jul. 18, 2019

Connie Schultz

For almost a year, I've thought about writing this column, in this week. In four days, I will turn ... Read More

LYNDA HIRSCH ON TELEVISION -- GOSSIP Jun. 22, 2019

Lynda Hirsch on Television

For years, mental health issues were taboo to talk about. I grew up in an age when you could not say... Read More

'Deaths of Despair' -- America's Unfolding Tragedy Jun. 21, 2019

C Force

As noted in a recent Chicago Tribune editorial, the term "deaths of despair" is not something that e... Read More

Take Immediate Action -- Words Matter May. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17, and I want to end my relationship with the guy I am dating. But I can't break a... Read More

The Links Among Parents, Kids and Runaway Stress Apr. 26, 2019

C Force

We live in a sometimes-crazy world that moves at lightning speed. We all know what stress feels like... Read More

LYNDA HIRSCH ON TELEVISION -- GOSSIP Mar. 23, 2019

Lynda Hirsch on Television

The LA coroner has made an official finding in the death of "Young and Restless" actor Kristoff St. ... Read More

My Best Friend Wants to Commit Suicide Feb. 14, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend has been very depressed, and sometimes, she looks kind of spaced out. Sh... Read More

Enabling a Friend's Self-Destructive Behavior Feb. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have a 75-year-old friend who was brutally beaten by an intruder. "Jim" allowed the st... Read More

LYNDA HIRSCH ON TELEVISION -- GOSSIP Feb. 09, 2019

Lynda Hirsch on Television

Daytime was gutted by two major soap star deaths. Kristoff St. John (Neil on "Young and Restless" fo... Read More

Act Swiftly and Urgently to Help Depressed Friend Jan. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend has been depressed ever since her boyfriend was killed in an automobile ... Read More

Are Families Really Like Kleenex? Jan. 13, 2019

Tales From the Front

Are families disposable, like diapers, paper plates and razors? Can you really substitute one for an... Read More

Placing the Blame for Suicide Jan. 05, 2019

Diane Dimond

If 2019 stays on trend, more than 47,000 Americans will kill themselves this year. Their loved ones ... Read More

Worker Gets Ahead of Herself Dec. 30, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I work as an editor at a publishing company. It has been difficult to find capable proof... Read More

Psychiatric Help May Be Necessary Dec. 28, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My 14-year-old daughter says "I wish I were dead" whenever we get into an argument. I d... Read More

Punishing Patients Won't Reduce Opioid Deaths: A New Medicare Prescription Rule Will Aggravate Undertreatment of Pain Dec. 19, 2018

Jacob Sullum

A patient with metastatic prostate cancer tried to kill himself after he could not get the medicatio... Read More

The Surprising Truth About 'Gun Deaths' Dec. 16, 2018

Steve Chapman

If you're thinking of venturing outside your home today, the news may change your mind. "Gun deaths ... Read More

Why Are We So Sad? Nov. 30, 2018

Mona Charen

The Centers for Disease Control has delivered sober news — average life expectancy at birth in... Read More

The Costs of Caregiving Nov. 21, 2018

Wellnews

A new national poll reveals what many already know: caregiving costs, in time, money and health. Acc... 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

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