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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...

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 Jacobs There is no exact science to parenting, but...

Help Wanted

By Aerin Fink It 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 Writer Anxiety is invisible, yet it can ravage the lives of those...

Resilience Documentary

Childhood trauma spurs far-reaching mental and health consequences. Ronelle Grier Contributing Writer What 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 Writer It happens all too...

Concert To Aid Suicide Prevention

Broadway actors Lauren Chapman and Zach Adkins will perform a benefit concert for suicide prevention at Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor  at 7:30...

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Looking Back: The Standard Club

The Standard Club was a prominent Jewish organization for nearly 50 years, from 1934 until 1981. Recently, I have written about several historic Jewish clubs...

Danny Raskin: Who Remembers Sammy’s Wonder Bar?

Wonder Bar enjoyed a beautiful reputation as one of Detroit's most cosmopolitan restaurants. Looking back to the future … The wonderful Wonder Bar, and that...