Caitlynn Hill

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NYC Pioneers An Innovative Alternative For Those On The Verge Of A Mental Health Crisis

<i>This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.</i><p>By Christine Vestal<p>NEW YORK – It is a busy Friday afternoon. Staff members check in guests at the front …

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great …

Lightning Tree Silhouette 29 Art Print | Amazing Nature Landscape Fine Art Photography Gallery

Lightning Tree Silhouette Images number 29. I chased this tree and thunderstorms with lightning bolts a couple of nights one season. It really caught …

It's Confirmed: Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

When you commit to eating clean, you eat protein to rebuild muscle, fiber to promote digestive health and fruits and veggies to help to whittle down …

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

Title: Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: …

Inside The Koch Campaign To Reform Criminal Justice

WASHINGTON -- Koch Industries, Inc., the corporation led by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, is holding discussions with a coalition of strange bedfellows to tackle criminal justice reform.<p>In conversations with people like Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and organizations like the ACLU, …

Let's Address America's Mental Health Crisis in 2015

Not every homeless person is mentally ill, but a large percentage within the chronically homeless population face mental-behavioral health recovery and so we need quality, community-based care in tandem with affordable housing to help them.<p>Just 30 years ago, some policymakers believed homeless …

A Look Into The 'Double Lives' Of America's Homeless College Students

Sean McLean's first day of college at the University of Massachusetts Boston came on the heels of sobering news: The night before, he and his family were evicted from their home in Woburn, 9 miles north of Boston.<p>"I went to school knowing that later that day I would be packing up everything I owned …

One Pronoun at a Time: The Struggle for Transgender Health in the Federal Bureau of Prisons

While I've never been anti-LGBT, I can honestly say that before I went to prison, it was a world I was utterly clueless about. If I'm completely honest, I didn't even know that transgender people actually existed. I don't say that to be disrespectful but to show how ignorant I was, and as a point …

“They wouldn’t allow me to see the doctor”: Another pregnant woman jailed in Wisconsin for seeking medical care

Tamara Loertscher told her doctor about her previous drug use because she wanted to get care. She got jail instead<p>Tamara Loertscher just had a feeling she was pregnant. She didn’t have health insurance and money was tight, but went to see a doctor anyway. It turns out that her suspicions were …

One woman's fight to improve mental health care in China

In 1985, Meng Weina set up China's first private special needs school in the southern city of Guangzhou.<p>As a single mother she was motivated to help those who are often overlooked by the country's health care system and stigmatized by society.<p>From her first center in Guangzhou, Weina now has Hui …