Tennis, media embarrass themselves with ignorant responses to Osaka mental health issues

Confession: Before Naomi Osaka announced she wasn’t going to participate in post-match news conferences at the French Open, I didn’t know who she was. I know. That makes me a terrible human being. I don’t follow tennis. Osaka is currently ranked No. 2 in the world, and she was the highest paid female athlete inContinue reading “Tennis, media embarrass themselves with ignorant responses to Osaka mental health issues”

591: Obesity and the damage done

The economy is strengthening, they say. And people have supported this blog, but it’s not enough to make the bills each month. I look at the calendar and I don’t know what I’m going to do after July. It all seems so damn hopeless.

How an Iowa nurse practitioner helps fill state’s rural mental health gap

Karla sobbed as she described her son’s behavior outbursts and lack of psychiatric resources available to her in rural Iowa. The face on the other side of the video call aimed to help.