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The Trouble with Unrecognized Trauma

Unrecognized or unprocessed trauma from childhood can affect our daily functioning and behavior patterns as adults. Do you ever have thoughts, feelings or behavior patterns...

How to Support LGBTQ+ Teens

By Ronelle GrierPhotography by Anthony Lanzilote  Parental support in particular is essential to teens within gender and sexual minorities.  Today’s teens are under pressure like never...

The Dangers of Vaping for Teens with ADHD

Young people with ADHD are at greater risk for e-cigarette nicotine addiction.By Elizabeth KatzWhen Jewish teen Leah was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) last...

The Downfalls of Perfectionism

Jillian Lesson, a high school student at Frankel Jewish Academy, explores the idea of being perfectly imperfect. By Jillian LessonPerfectionism. That word seems to have...

Julie Lythcott-Haims Shares Insights from ‘How to Raise an Adult’ at Temple Beth El

 Julie Lythcott-Haims encourages parents and professionals to take a second look at their parenting tactics. By Allison JacobsThere is no exact science to parenting, but...

Help Wanted

By Aerin FinkIt started with the lice. After two months of camping, I had tiny bugs crawling all over my scalp. I knew all...

Alleviating Anxiety

Expert offers tools for handling fear, worry, panic and obsessive thinking. By Ronelle Grier, Contributing WriterAnxiety is invisible, yet it can ravage the lives of those...

Resilience Documentary

Childhood trauma spurs far-reaching mental and health consequences. Ronelle Grier Contributing WriterWhat is the greatest predictor of health issues such as obesity, smoking, heart disease,...

Mental Health Help Coming To 100 Michigan Schools

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers TRAILS program will help students with depression, anxiety and other challenges.Jennifer Lovy Contributing WriterIt happens all too...

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Rwanda’s Yad Vashem

The Kigali Genocide Memorial preserves the horror of the Rwandan genocide in graphic detail, just as Yad Vashem captures the Holocaust. By Mark JacobsIt sits...

Detroit Jews for Justice Attend UAW Strike

Leaders from Detroit Jews for Justice show support and solidarity for striking UAW members at the GM Assembly Plant. By Allie Zeff After their monthly meeting,...

With Bolton Gone, Will Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

The resignation of National Security Advisor John Bolton leads to speculation on whether President Donald Trump will try to make a deal with Iran. By...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...