Trump Supports Relaxing Federal Pot Laws, In Blow To Jeff Sessions

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters The president’s stated position on marijuana policy puts him at odds with Jeff Sessions. President Donald Trump said Friday that he “probably” will support a new congressional bill that would prevent the federal government from interfering with states that legalize marijuana.Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Thursday introduced…

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How To Talk About Suicide In A Way That’s Actually Helpful

skynesher via Getty Images Productive conversations around suicide help with stigma and could possibly save a life. Deaths by suicide, like the ones of designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain this week, are tragic reminders that mental health issues don’t discriminate based on success. Mental health problems can hide in plain sight ― sometimes…

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Too Many Men Are Dying By Suicide

Slaven Vlasic via Getty Images Friday brought news that Anthony Bourdain died by suicide while in France to film his CNN show “Parts Unknown.” Another week, we might be discussing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s alarming new suicide report in abstract terms. The CDC announced Thursday that suicide rates increased in all but…

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers Have Another Mission: Public School Sex Ed

Illustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost Photos: Getty Demonstrations that compare already-chewed food to the loss of virginity appear to be a common feature of the abstinence presentations delivered by crisis pregnancy centers. Sexual health experts, as well as sexual assault victims, have spoken out against the harmful message this sends about the inherent worth of a human…

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Suicide Prevention Resources For Those In Crisis

Getty Images The world lost two beloved people this week with the tragic deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade.Bourdain, restaurateur and host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” died in a hotel in Kaysersberg, France, at age 61. Just three days earlier, 55-year-old Spade, known for her modern handbags and womenswear, was…

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