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Loss and Lessons During the Pandemic

A Rochester mom of six talks about the loss her family endured during the coronavirus pandemic and how she supported her family through.

Prioritizing Mental Health for People of Color

The gap for minority communities receiving quality mental health care has been long-known but current events make it more critical to address. Here's what needs to be done.

Depression in Kids: Identifying and Treating This Mental Health Issue

Clinical depression in kids and adolescents is rising, along with correlated suicides. Here's how to spot this often-hidden mood disorder – and help kids.

Op-Ed About ‘Motherhood Imposter Syndrome’ Starts Conversation

Everyone experiences 'imposter syndrome' – aka the feeling of inadequacy despite success. And no one is immune, including moms, one op-ed points out.

Study Finds that Most Parents Have Concerns About Recognizing Youth Depression

A recent study found that most parents would have trouble recognizing youth depression. Find out what makes it so difficult – and how can you help combat these barriers.

Antidepressant Use Among Senior Citizens Has More Than Doubled

More elderly people are on antidepressants but depression rates haven't changed much. Plus, how to keep tabs on your aging parent's medications.

Depression Rates on the Rise Among College Kids

A new study says that more college-aged kids are struggling with depression. Find out why and get telltale signs that your teen could be suffering.

In a Perfect World: Reflections on Girls and Perfection

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about this month's cover story and how her drive for perfection held her back when she was young.

Detroit is the Most Stressed-Out City in the Country

Sheesh, can't we catch a break? A 2019 WalletHub study says Detroit is the most stressed-out city. Here's why – and five ways local parents can decompress.

ADHD in Kids: Identifying and Treating This Mental Health Issue

ADHD in kids is a common and a nuanced condition that evolves with time. No wonder it can still be so misunderstood. Here's what to know about ADHD in kids.

Depression in Parents: Understanding Signs and Finding Support

It can be easy to brush aside as we focus on our kids and family, but depression in parents deserves – and requires – early attention to properly treat.

Suicide Risk for Kids and Teens Has More Than Doubled, Study...

New data highlights an alarming trend among youth in the U.S. Why is the suicide risk in kids increasing and landing more 5-11-year-olds in emergency rooms?