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WJR radio in Detroit speaks with Dr. Taaka Cash about the recent suicide of an 11-year-old boy after being pranked by classmates. Click below to listen to her interview.
Dr. Taaka Cash discusses LIVE about the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why with NBC 5 in Dallas. Dr. Cash shares valuable tips on how to talk to teens about this series and create space for open dialogue. Watch it here!
ESPN Interviews Dr. Taaka M. Cash on Childhood Bullying and Health, a rising concern among parents and educators. Dr. Cash reveals the recent links found between bullying and our children’s health. Click below to watch!
ASK DR. CASH: I don’t have a lot of money, but I’d like to do something to make the world a better place. What can I do on the cheap?
That’s an excellent question and you may be surprised to hear that there is something you can easily contribute, and it’s totally FREE! Random Acts of Kindness—they have more power than negativity and they can spread joy like wildfire. When you open your heart and reach out to bless others, many times the recipient (and […]
According to the American Psychological Association, an absence of symptoms does not mean the absence of stress. In fact, camouflaging symptoms with medication may deprive you of the signals you need for reducing the strain on your physiological and psychological systems. If you’re being treated for chronic headaches, muscle pain, fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, lack of […]
Addiction is a chronic medical illness, that is oftentimes a combination of genetic heredity, personal choice and environmental factors. Years ago drug dependence was treated as an acute illness that could be “cured” virtually overnight. Thankfully, within the last decade we have learned that it should be treated as a long-term, chronic, relapsing illness. Quick […]
A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of suicide. (Risk factors are those characteristics associated with suicide—they are not necessarily the direct causes) Risk Factors Family history of suicide Family history of child maltreatment Previous suicide attempt(s) History of mental disorders, particularly clinical depression History of alcohol and substance […]