Mental health workers will be dispatched along with police to scenes where people are having psychiatric issues.
In the increasingly hectic and stressful year of 2020, people are seeking calm wherever they can find it — from frolicking through the fields to adopting plants. But now there’s another natural way to restore your cortisol levels: cow-hugging.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked.
Law enforcment in Chicago and Cook County are receiving a new type of support, which is designed to improve their mental health and repair relationships with the community.
The CDC mental health survey found that younger adults, minorities, essential workers and unpaid adult caregivers have been disproportionately impacted.
The Los Angeles Public Health Department recently put out a set of guidelines aimed at helping people combat the growing quarantine fatigue that has surfaced as a result of the ongoing pandemic.
Federal regulators will vote in July on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline.
EndeavorRx is a game aimed at improving attention function and symptoms associated with ADHD in 8 to 12-year-olds.
It’s been a rough year for the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years.
Anxiety and depression among black Americans increased after the death of George Floyd, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows.
Recipients can request prescription refills, sign up for text message reminders about their health care and ask non-urgent questions via video, telephone or the VA's secure online messaging system.
Under "Project Tsukurou," Fishtown's Crown and Feather Tattoo Co. offers free services for self-harm victims who want to turn their scars into art.
For decades, MDMA has been considered a party drug. But, after years of research and clinical trials, one organization is convincing government officials and patients that the drug can also be beneficial in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Marisabel Figueroa was told her daughter Kaitlyn — who was diagnosed with autism at 3 years old — would never be able to communicate. And Kaitlyn never uttered a word until this year.
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
The teens are all participating in the "Expressions Challenge,” which is sponsored by Walgreens. In its tenth year, the program asks teens to depict their concerns using art, music and spoken word.
The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new fundraiser stamp to benefit veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
This Veteran’s Day weekend a special dog will be celebrated. Ricochet is a surfing therapy dog who helps wounded warriors, service members and veterans with PTSD.
A special program for military veterans uses Mother Nature to heal the wounds of war.
While it seems holiday decorations go up earlier and earlier every year, research may prove that decorating early could actually be good for your mental health.