Are crisis hotlines finally meeting us where we’re at?

The news that the new 988 mental health hotline is live, and the news has been buzzing. But, why exactly? Since the mid-1900’s, hasn’t the ability for someone to call in for support amidst suicidal thoughts been up and off the ground? Conceptually, yes, the service has been around, but what deserves our attention now […]

Building Resilience with Pride

As our world strives to be more progressive, we notice more days and months highlighted for the sake of celebrating marginalized members of our community. If we believe that these initiatives are taken for a better state of equality, acceptance, love and peace, what happens when the days and the months sunset? This question is […]

Power of Presence: Using AI to Fight Teen Anxiety

Science and technology have been much like heroes in recent years. From therapeutic breakthroughs to live-streaming advances, we’ve been able to navigate the challenges of the global pandemic by fighting viruses and remaining socially connected. These have been our headlines for many months—but what’s next? Is this only the beginning of a better world shaped […]

The Unseen Pandemic

Although it is still too early to celebrate a victory over COVID-19, the signs are promising. Between positive sentiments in the news and the policy shifts being made by several countries globally, it appears we are finally emerging from one of the worst pandemics in recent history. Particularly as vaccines, antiviral drugs, and monoclonal antibodies, […]

Psychological Flexibility

How many times have you felt trapped in your own emotions, thoughts, behaviors, or memories?   While we may not realize it, we are often stuck in our heads without being able to see beyond how we are really feeling. Fortunately, practicing Psychological Flexibility offers a way out. Psychological flexibility refers to our abilities to experience and process […]