Brain Health & Gun Violence

The country is reeling in the wake of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. National conversations around these tragedies include debate on gun legislation and mental health reform. Many people connect gun violence with mental illness, but we must take care to avoid drawing the incorrect conclusions. “We welcome the increasing attention to address…

How Our Brains Interact

Humans are inherently social creatures. In fact, the human brain can’t reach optimum health without social interaction. So, what is the brain actually doing while it interacts with other brains? Many scientists are currently working to answer that question. Our brains can actually couple with one another, and when they are coupled, we can better…

Eating Disorders & Brain Health: My Eating Disorder Reality

Eating disorders are serious, but treatable mental illnesses. Over 30 million Americans experience a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and only one third of people ever receive treatment for their eating disorder. Eating disorders impact the way every system within your body…