An Aging Mother’s Animated Love Letter to Her Autistic Son

“Who would look after him if I wasn’t here?” and other questions this mom asks herself every day.

How a Brain Injury Ruined My Favorite Fruit

I knew recovery would be long and challenging, but the littlest changes took me by surprise.

The Veteran Saving His Comrades from Addiction By Embracing Their “Dysfunctional” Side

Once a homeless addict, Army Ranger Michael Rivers is using a million-person Facebook group and a rural farm to change the way we think about vets.

This Comedian in a Wheelchair Kept Crowds in Stitches…Until a Lack of Health Care Sidelined Her

Ally Bruener used comedy to express what it's like to live with muscular dystrophy. But now she spends all her time battling Medicaid just to take care of her basic needs.

How Helping a Stranger With a Severed Finger Saved My Life

I was suicidally depressed, until a bloody emergency reminded me what I'm capable of.

This All-Amputee Softball Team is Changing the Way We Think About Treating Trauma

As the number of veterans with both physical and psychological injuries balloons, this squad of 11 wounded warriors wards off PTSD by playing a little ball.

The Man Who’s Been Fighting for Medicinal Psychedelics for 45 Years

A consensus is building that demonized drugs like LSD and MDMA have significant therapeutic value. Rick Doblin has been preparing for this moment since he was 18 years old.

When My Abusive Father Got Alzheimer’s, Spoon-Feeding Him Helped Me Forgive

I didn’t think I’d ever be able to face him without fear, but in his docile, vulnerable state, we forged a new dynamic.

For Decades, Shame Kept My Dad’s Schizophrenia Secret from our Pakistani Immigrant Community

Now my concern for the mental health of my children is making me finally face my family’s past.