Can pets help relieve depression and PTSD?

“Pets offer an unconditional love that can be very helpful to people with depression,” says Ian Cook, MD, a psychiatrist and director of the Depression Research and Clinic Program at UCLA. We all struggle from time to time with feeling down, stressed out,...

10 of my favorite holiday traditions

I write a lot about mental illness.  It’s the holidays and I thought it might be nice to change it up a little bit and celebrate all the wonderful things that come around this time of year!  So here are some of my favorite holiday traditions.  See...