Archives

By: JoAnne Forman, Mental Health Initiative Program Coordinator, Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael, CA. Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, began this year on Sunday evening, December 6th. While not a significant religious holiday, its …

More

For many of us, the winter holiday season— stretching from Thanksgiving through New Year’s — contains anxiety tangled up with the gift wrap, stress as well as stuffing, loneliness rather than celebration. The contrast between …

More

Of the 1.7 million veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is estimated that 20 percent live with post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression. These conditions can have a significant impact on returning vets’ …

More

In June, Each Mind Matters held the first Music for Mental Health event on the CSU East Bay campus in Hayward, Calif. Each week, we've selected a talented young artist who attended the event to …

More

The last Saturday of every July is National Dance Day, and Each Mind Matters wants you to get those feet tapping and those hips swaying this Saturday, July 25! Dancing is a great way to …

More

Walk in Our Shoes, a multifaceted campaign that uses real stories from teens and young adults to teach youth about mental health challenges and mental wellness, has recently introduced the story of Scarlett. Scarlett was a …

More

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health challenge in children. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Health’s current statistics reveal that eight percent of teens between the ages of 13-18 have an anxiety …

More