Photo credit: McKenna Schueler, June 2020, Tampa, Florida Last year, Tampa Bay collectively witnessed a global health crisis, and the beginnings of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Millions of Floridians filed for unemployment, as residents grappled for financial assistance. With over 7,000 dead from COVID-19 across the Tampa Bay region, local residentsContinue reading “Changes in How Tampa Bay Responds to Crisis One Year After The Murder Of George Floyd”
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What Are the Voting Rights of Patients Within Florida Residential Treatment Facilities?
Learn more about Florida’s patient voting rights and why protecting these rights for people with mental illness matters.
Review: Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari
Johann Hari universally yet with great empathy and sincerity connects the experience of depression with the idea that what people are largely experiencing is a profound and debilitating sense of disconnection.
Applying a Trauma-Informed Approach to Social Media Amidst Political Pandemonium – and Why It Matters
Many social justice and humans rights issues have been on the forefront of political discourse and concern since Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2016 – from immigration policy, the horrors occurring within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers, and the safety of sex workers, to what has in the last month been widely-reported asContinue reading “Applying a Trauma-Informed Approach to Social Media Amidst Political Pandemonium – and Why It Matters”
Examining Workplace Diet Programs: Nay or Nay?
Oh, the woe — excuse me, wellness — of workplace diets. Or, wellness programs? Corporate weight control? Since the rise of corporate dietary programs in the 1980s — soft-pedaled as workplace health and wellness initiatives — workplace diets have gradually evolved and spread to numerous workplaces across the United States, and abroad in countries likeContinue reading “Examining Workplace Diet Programs: Nay or Nay?”