A video of a 14-year-old Chilean girl with cystic fibrosis asking to be allowed to die has captured attention across the Spanish-speaking world and launched a debate about the right-to-die movement in a region with strong Catholic influence. 309 more words
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What nobody tells you about fairy tales and happily ever after is that they’re bullshit.
They don’t tell you that after you successfully come out of your dark hole of mental illness and fuckery and find love and happiness, that the bullshit will keep being flung at you. 412 more words
Mental health in schools is kind of like mental health anywhere else. Building and maintaining it both depend on a great many things ‘going right.’ So how can a parent, or for th… 205 more words
Autism experts still disagree over a lot of things about the developmental disorder, but there is one idea that unites most of them — that the earlier the condition can be diagnosed, and the sooner interventions, from medications to behavioral therapies, can be tried, the more likely that child will be to develop normally. 703 more words
Coaches have been announced for the annual Blue-White All-Star basketball games which are also moving to a Saturday.
The exhibition games between Western North Carolina seniors are scheduled for March 21 at Roberson (girls at 6 p.m., followed by the boys). 87 more words