Mental Health

Boys are suffering too. Here’s how we miss that.

Girls have been struggling with mental health, and we've rightly been alarmed. But we may be overlooking the issues of boys due to how we define and measure these constructs. Learn more from renowned psychologist Lisa Damour.

Apr 11, 2024
Lisa Damour
A silhouette of a young boy and girl behind a group of people.
Black Boys & Men

The Pastor, the Scout Leader, and the School Principal: How three Black men showed me how to be a man

Frederick J. Riley shares a reflection on his upbringing and the impactful role models who shaped his life. Raised by a single mother in challenging circumstances, Frederick and his twin brother defied statistics that often dictate a bleak future for young men of color.

Feb 23, 2024
Frederick J. Riley
A collage of Louis Skipper, Reverend Roosevelt Austin, and Robert Brewer
Mental Health, Education & Skills

We must pay more attention to young men

The growing political gap between Gen Z men and women does not bode well...

Feb 8, 2024
Richard Reeves
A man and a woman are starting at eachoter seperated against a white wall.
Mental Health

Gen Z’s Romance Gap: Why Nearly Half of Young Men Aren’t Dating

Until very recently, American culture has operated on the flawed notion that teenage dating and sex required little encouragement. Teenage romance was once seen as a natural part of American adolescence. This, it turns out, is completely wrong. Teenage dating is not inevitable and it’s a rapidly disappearing part of the American teenage experience.

Feb 8, 2024
Daniel A. Cox
A depressed lonely young man
Mental Health, Employment, Education & Skills, Black Boys & Men

To Save Democracy, Help Men

Read about the link between why we should help men, political extremism, and threats to democracy.

Jan 5, 2024
Rachel Kleinfeld
The U.S. capitol building in grey scale
Mental Health, Education & Skills

Hey Coach! Our Boys Need You

Learn about the disciplines of freedom and the vital role coaches play in mentoring healthy masculinity for young boys.

Dec 20, 2023
Tim Ryan
A coach is mentoring a young boy on bleachers
Mental Health

Why I’m increasingly worried about boys, too

Boys are in trouble. Many have withdrawn from the real world, where they could develop the skills needed to become competent, successful, and loving men.

Nov 14, 2023
Jonathan Haidt
a man and a boy sitting and chatting on a bench

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