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.
A study of oral contraceptives found that 16-year-old girls reported more depressive symptoms than their peers who don’t take the pill.
A service trained to detect panic attacks came to his owners rescue in a very emotional and personal video.
The study found that men with these traits tend to create favorable impressions on women even after controlling for physical attractiveness.
A new study suggests that birth control pills and depression may be linked.
Simon McKenzie was a bubbly 2-year-old in June 2017, capable of counting to 20 and eager to sing nursery rhymes. By September, Simon’s parents noticed that their son wasn’t the same vibrant, extroverted child.
More first responders in the US lose their lives to suicide than in the line of duty, according to a study by the Ruderman Foundation.
Contrary to what most pop culture references might lead one to believe, teenagers who don’t date aren’t antisocial misfits or weirdos — in fact, they tend to be just as socially skilled, as well as less depressed than their peers who do date, a new study found.
Lady Gaga has challenged some suburban Chicago high school students to a very important task - to learn and then teach teen "Mental Health First Aid." Stagg High School is one of eight high schools that the pop star's Born This Way Foundation chose to test out the course this week.
Nine-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga has challenged some suburban Chicago high school students to a very important task: to learn and then teach teen "Mental Health First Aid."
A Chicago police detective took his own life Sunday. The 44-year-old was found dead at his Near West Side home.
"Project Hero" hosted it's annual Honor Ride to support vets and address the mental health crisis.