anxiety

People with anxiety are sharing what they wish they could tell their friends

Saturday, May 7, 2016Earlier this year The Mighty asked their readers with anxiety to share any requests, advice, or facts about anxiety that they wish they could tell their loved ones. A multitude of individuals responded, sharing a variety of messages drawn from…

Tips for bringing intersectionality into queer, feminist, and disability spaces

Wednesday, January 20, 2016When you care a lot about a certain issue, it can often be hard to look beyond that issue. This is not always a bad thing – passion and focus are common drivers of most social movements – yet it…

(Video) The benefits of non-traditional service animals are being discovered as demand grows

Friday, January 8, 2016Therapy animals are holding an ever-more prominent place in our society. Used by people with physical or psychiatric disabilities, service and companion animals can often provide emotional support or perform a specific service or services, such as assisting people with

Fired USC football coach files disability discrimination lawsuit

Tuesday, December 15, 2015Former USC Football Coach Steve Sarkisian, recently fired due to his alcoholism, filed a discrimination lawsuit against his former employer December 7, arguing that the school was required to reasonably accommodate him for his disability. “Alcoholism is a recognized disability…

The history and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD

Wednesday, October 21, 2015There’s the crash. There’s the boom. There’s the shot. There’s the pain. There’s the voice of the doctor saying to wake up. Eyes open, but there is nothing. All of a sudden, the heart begins beating faster and faster and…