New research at OHSU shows innovative ways to use social media to proactively reach at-risk military veterans.

How do we reach out to those experiencing thoughts of suicide?

New research at OHSU shows innovative ways to use social media to proactively reach at-risk military veterans. Many of us are familiar with the high rate of suicide among military veterans. On an...

Men’s Health: 3 reminders for maintaining a healthy mind

National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. Help support the men in your life with these three tips for better mental health. 1. Depression affects...

Give Time: 3 ways to increase face-to-face contact with loved ones

With Thanksgiving just behind us and the end-of-the-year holiday seasons fast upon us, our minds often turn to our loved ones. In my family, we have made a conscious effort (and yes, with...

Autism rates increasing — but why?

Autism spectrum disorders are severe neurodevelopmental disorders affecting young children that are usually detected in the first years of life. Autism is now recognized as one of the most common...

The Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary

The awful events of December 14 in Connecticut have profoundly affected the nation and amplify the fear and foreboding of our own Clackamas Town Center shooting. The rapidity, intensity and...