January 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another. Continue Reading
June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Brittany Hoffman knows the struggles of living with mental illness first hand.She has been dealing with depression and anxiety since she was a pre-teen. But she also knows what it’s like to watch a family member struggle with a mental health disorder. Continue Reading
October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Nearly half of teenagers say they’re shy, perhaps a bit surprising in our say-anything society. But a government study finds a small fraction of those teens show signs of a troubling anxiety disorder that can be mistaken for extreme shyness.