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UMatter Teen Fact-Finding Mission

UMatter Teens traveled throughout Metro Detroit to learn more about mental health issues that are plaguing their communities. Featured photo courtesy of UMatter By Amanda Smith The...

How to Help Students Manage Stress and Anxiety Before College

Parents and therapists can play a role in helping students manage stress and set realistic expectations as they prepare for college. Sponsored by Viewpoint Psychology...

We Need to Talk…and Listen, Too

Federation launches podcast as latest channel of communication in youth mental health program. Photography by John Hardwick The power of talking about mental health…just think about...

How EMDR Therapy Can Help

Therapist Lori Gordon-Michaeli breaks down what EMDR therapy is and how it can help people process and resolve traumas. Developed by Francine Shapiro Ph.D., this...

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 Grier Photography 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 Katz When 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 Lesson Perfectionism. That word seems to have...

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Michigan Hillel Gets New Director

This fall, Haley Schreier will launch a new campus-wide engagement initiative — Hillel Connect. Haley Schreier has taken on the role of director of engagement...

Muslim Group Helps Jewish Prisoner

CAIR-MI joins legal case of county prisoner denied a kosher diet. A Muslim group is advocating for a Jewish man who was denied a religious...