| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Mickey Cucchiella, co-host of the morning show on 98 Rock, says he is leaving the station as a result of depression he's been struggling with the past year.
In a video that runs 7:54, Cucchiella says, "I just want to take this time to talk to...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I am grateful to Mark Komrad for his expert commentary related to persuading a troubled loved one or friend into professional mental health treatment and The Sun for publishing it ("Helping them to get help," Dec. 19). I would like to emphasize a point...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
"What's wrong with you people? You're all so cynical. You don't smile, you smirk." — Megan
Through all the years, through all the Peggy Olson working-girl iterations and Betty Draper mood changes and Don Draper bed-mate changes, one thing about...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:44 PM
There were 14 calls to the Harford County Sheriff's Office between Jan. 18 and Jan. 22 of people reporting that someone was either attempting suicide or contemplating it.
Although the calls for service seem to show a startling number of suicide-related...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:22 PM
I decided to cheat a little for this column and scrounged up something I wrote a long time ago (but never published!).
This is from one Christmas Eve that I spent doing a volunteer activity with Pittsburgh's Jewish Federation. I was working as an...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:36 PM
She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it.
In 2006, the actress...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:31 PM
"Don't assume this is a two-hankie book. It is not. You will cry, but you will also laugh. You will experience not only anger, but also gratification. And in the end, you will be uplifted."
— Eileen Rudnick, from her book, "The Glass Between Us"...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
In reading Dan Rodricks' article, "Shadows of doubt — the life and death of Mike Flanagan" (Aug. 18), I was deeply touched not only by Mr. Rodricks' sensitivity and understanding of major depression but also of his love and caring for Mike Flanagan....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Meet the parents.
Bonnie Gladden, the mother of the 15-year-old charged with shooting a fellow student at Perry Hall High on the first day of the new school year, has a ninth-grade education and was 19 years old and four months pregnant with a daughter...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:10 PM
"My friend down there, she was wondering: Are you alone?" -- random blonde to Don Draper
It was a somehow infuritatly quiet end to the season. Sorry to those who had Pete Campbell killing himself as a sure bet in your office pool. That didn't happen....