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  • Commentary: It's time to treat the stigma of mental illness

    World Mental Health Day was Oct. 10, and instead of celebrating how far we have come in the mental-health field, I've been dwelling on the stigma that is still heavily associated with it.
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...

    The struggle to regain balance

    The struggle to regain balance
    First of three parts. Almost a whole day had passed, and still Melissa Ludlow hadn't heard from her son. She checked her silent phone again, trying to imagine the reasons he wouldn't respond. Didn't he know how to work the phone that she had lent him?...

    Love lifts depression's fog

    Love lifts depression's fog
    Second of three parts. In Part 1, family members recalled how Orange County high school student Jon Ludlow went from being an athlete to a loner who required psychiatric medication. He lost interest in socializing and spent his time playing online video...

    Commentary: Take a tough stance against bullying

    Bullying has become such a fixture of school life that most of us have ceased giving it any real attention. Bullies are seen as an inextricable part of the social fabric in schools, as common and unremarkable as any other social archetype, whether it be...