A Letter to My Perpetrator

If you could write a letter to your abuser, what would you say? Pix Jonasson writes about her healing journey from childhood sexual abuse. She is a victor, a thriver, and COURAGEpreneur, this is her story.

The Secret Power of Furry Teaching Assistants

By Barbara VokatisBenefits of Therapy Animals in ClassroomsThese days, many children have high levels of anxiety that often prevent them fromlearning in school. But...

Middlemen Are Making U.S. Drug Prices Worse

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating the role of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in rising drug prices. PBMs, which act as middlemen...

A San Francisco Program Giving Alcohol To Alcoholics

San Francisco's Managed Alcohol Program (MAP) houses up to 20 homeless individuals with severe alcohol use disorder in a former hotel, providing them with...

FDA Panel Rejects MDMA-Based PTSD Treatment

In a setback for the emerging field of psychedelic therapies, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted against approving an MDMA-based treatment...

Study Finds Less People At Risk For Antidepressant Withdrawal

Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and Dr. Gwilym Roddick a study about antidepressant withdrawal.

Can Electrical Brain Stimulation Help Overcome Heartbreak?

Patricia Wu and therapist, Ryan Heapy discuss a study that talks about electrical brain stimulation and heartbreak.

Heroes Deserve Homes: Ending the Veteran Homeless Crisis

Booted from the army, he spiraled. now, he’s on a mission to solve the veteran homelessness crisis. The San Francisco Public Press reports the story of Dennis Johnson, who understands the struggles of veterans on the streets because he’s lived them. Host Jessica Reyes is joined by guest therapist Jessica Kilburn to unpack his story on "What's Trending."

Protecting Young Minds: How To Keep Kids Safe On Social Media

Are warning labels enough to protect our kids from the dangers of social media? On this "What's Trending" segment, host Jessica Reyes is joined by spiritual educator and mental health advocate, Rabbi Brandon Gaines to talk about how parents can navigate the digital age with their children.

Seasonal Depression When You Don’t Expect It

Jessica Reyes and Rabbi Brandon Gaines discuss Seasonal Affective Disorder in the summertime.

Animal-Assisted Education: Making a Paw-sitive Impact in the Classroom

We've heard a lot about the benefits of animal-assisted therapy. What about animal-assisted education? Animal-assisted education expert Barbara Vokatis joins host Patricia Wu to talk about it on this 'Mental Breakthroughs' segment.