Mental Health
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June 29, 2022, 10:06 AM

Potential recession would harm mental health: Experts

Research links recessions with a rise in anxiety, depression and even suicide, experts said.
June 29, 2022, 10:06 AM
Potential recession would harm mental health: Experts
June 23, 2022, 10:36 PM

Ginger Zee opens up about mental health stigma

The author and GMA co-anchor shares her secrets to success and how she's living her truth on a new episode of +Life's "Truth Be Told," hosted by GMA producer Tony Morrison.
June 23, 2022, 10:36 PM
Ginger Zee opens up about mental health stigma
June 20, 2022, 9:01 PM

Soccer team raises awareness for children’s mental health

An Ohio hospital is teaming up with a soccer team to raise awareness for children’s mental health.
June 20, 2022, 9:01 PM
Soccer team raises awareness for children’s mental health
1 month ago

Campus ministries, counselors join to tackle mental health

As student anxiety skyrockets, campus ministries are trying to help by not just offering the comforts of faith and community, but also creating collaborations with mental health professionals
1 month ago
Campus ministries, counselors join to tackle mental health
1 month ago

Prioritizing children’s mental health

Dr. Darien Sutton on the letter issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services urging states to prioritize efforts to support children’s mental health.
1 month ago
Prioritizing children’s mental health
1 month ago

Dove Cameron opens up about her mental health journey

In an emotional post, the actress gets candid about her struggles with identity, beauty and gender norms.
1 month ago
Dove Cameron opens up about her mental health journey
1 month ago

Mental health resources online break stigma around seeking help

“GMA” is putting mental health front and center all month, taking a look at the booming marketplace of accessible online and app-based mental health resources.
1 month ago
Mental health resources online break stigma around seeking help
1 month ago

Brothers Osborne's John Osborne on how music helps his mental health

John Osborne of Brothers Osborne opened up about what role music plays in helping him maintain his mental health.
1 month ago
Brothers Osborne's John Osborne on how music helps his mental health
2 months ago

Camila Cabello wants to host more mental health conversations in Latino community

Camila Cabello said she wants to increase conversations around mental health in the Latin community.
2 months ago
Camila Cabello calls for more mental health conversations in Latino community
2 months ago

Harry Styles opening up about his mental-health journey

ABC News' Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2 months ago
Harry Styles opening up about his mental-health journey
2 months ago

Cheslie Kryst's parents to hold a public vigil to mark their late daughter's 31st birthday

The former Miss USA's parents announced a public vigil and balloon release event to mark their late daughter's 31st birthday on Thursday.
2 months ago
Cheslie Kryst's parents to hold vigil to mark their late daughter's birthday
2 months ago

'Every day is a constant battle with myself': Jimmie Allen shares emotional song about mental health

Jimmie Allen is getting honest through his music about his struggles with mental health.
2 months ago
Jimmie Allen shares emotional song about mental health
3 months ago

Discussing the NYC subway shooting's toll on mental health

Wizdom Powell, health director of The Health Disparities Institute, says it could take survivors of the NYC subway shooting a long time to recover from the psychological impact.
3 months ago
Discussing the NYC subway shooting's toll on mental health
3 months ago

Nearly half of young adults report feeling anxious or depressed

Up to 48% of young adults aged 18 to 25 reported feeling anxious or depressed last June and July, with one-third saying they had an "unmet need" for therapy or counseling.
3 months ago
Nearly half of young adults report feeling anxious or depressed
3 months ago

Teens and mental health

A CDC report found that more than a third of high school students experienced sadness or hopelessness during the pandemic
3 months ago
Teens and mental health
3 months ago

Valerie Bertinelli says to protect mental health she no longer weighs herself

Plus, dietician Maya Feller shares how to manage weight and stay healthy without scales.
3 months ago
Valerie Bertinelli says to protect mental health she no longer weighs herself
3 months ago

Mom launches online art group for mental health

Angie Carel now offers drawing prompts to thousands of strangers online.
3 months ago
Mom launches online art group for mental health
3 months ago

Selena Gomez launches company to continue her advocacy for mental health

Selena Gomez, Daniella Pierson and Selena Gomez’s mother Mandy Teefey launch the multi-media company “Wondermind,” which provides affordable mental health resources to subscribers.
3 months ago
Selena Gomez launches company to continue her advocacy for mental health
3 months ago

Race car driver speaks out for those struggling with mental health

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, is using his platform to highlight issues surrounding mental health.
3 months ago
Race car driver speaks out for those struggling with mental health
3 months ago

High school students suffered the worst mentally during pandemic: CDC

Forty-four percent of students persistently felt sad or hopeless and 55% experienced emotional abuse by a parent or other adult in the home, according to a 2021 CDC study.
3 months ago
High school students suffered the worst mentally during pandemic: CDC
3 months ago

New data on teens' mental health during pandemic 'echo a cry for help,' CDC official says

Female, LGBTQ high school students reported greater levels of poor mental health.
3 months ago
New data show how pandemic hurt high school students' mental health
3 months ago

Pandemic heightens focus on mental health care as new hotline number launches

Some mental health experts are worried about workforce capacity issues hindering the ability to provide 24/7 crisis care.
3 months ago
Hotline number launches as pandemic heightens focus on mental health
3 months ago

Teen reflects on recovering from pandemic-related mental health struggles

Emma Brun said she wants to share her journey to help other teens and kids who are also facing tough mental health challenges caused by the pandemic.
3 months ago
Teen reflects on recovering from pandemic-related mental health struggles
3 months ago

New study looks at mental health in children

There has been a significant increase in diagnoses of mental health conditions in kids including behavioral disorders, anxiety and depression, according to a study from JAMA Pediatrics.
3 months ago
New study looks at mental health in children
4 months ago

New study shows spike in kids diagnosed with mental health disorders

A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services found significant increases in the number of children diagnosed with mental health conditions between 2016 and 2020.
4 months ago
New study shows spike in kids diagnosed with mental health disorders
4 months ago

Lady Gaga and Born This Way Foundation launch new online mental health course

Lady Gaga and her Born This Way Foundation have launched a new resource for young people for their mental health.
4 months ago
Lady Gaga and Born This Way Foundation launch new online mental health course
4 months ago

New mental health training

Cynthia Germanotta, president and co-founder of Born This Way Foundation, talks about an online course that teaches young people how to identify if their peers are struggling with mental health.
4 months ago
New mental health training
4 months ago

Darren Criss pens powerful letter about mental health after brother's suicide

"We will never know just how long he was fighting this war within himself."
4 months ago
Darren Criss pens powerful letter about mental health after brother's suicide
4 months ago

Post-COVID-19 syndrome: mental health

A BMJ study of 154,000 patients with no history of mental illness two years prior to getting COVID, found that 35%-41% were more likely to have depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances.
4 months ago
Post-COVID-19 syndrome: mental health
4 months ago

Tik Talk: Jacob Sartorius says ‘be kind to yourself’ to those with anxiety

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with 19-year-old content creator Jacob Sartorius, a TikTok musician, actor and filmmaker, on his career and how he copes with mental health challenges.
4 months ago
Tik Talk: Jacob Sartorius says ‘be kind to yourself’ to those with anxiety
5 months ago

Naomi Osaka shares the mental health tip that gives her 'clarity'

Tennis star Naomi Osaka reflects on why she chose to speak openly about her mental health and talks new endeavors.
5 months ago
Naomi Osaka shares the mental health tip that gives her 'clarity'
5 months ago

Mother sues social media giants, says they're to blame for daughter’s suicide

The family of Selena Rodriguez, an 11-year-old girl who died by suicide, said her exposure and addiction to Instagram and Snapchat pushed her to a breaking point.
5 months ago
Mother sues social media giants, says they're to blame for daughter’s suicide
5 months ago

Stress relief revolution for parents who need a break

With stress levels on the rise since the start of the pandemic, a group of moms are finding relief in scream therapy.
5 months ago
Stress relief revolution for parents who need a break
5 months ago

'Don't Weigh Me' cards designed to empower people to skip the scale at the doctor's office

Ginny Jones created the cards after her own experience with an eating disorder.
5 months ago
These cards are designed to empower you to skip the scale at the doctor's office
5 months ago

How to overcome the mental health stigma

Sports reporter Jay Glazer talks about turning his personal struggle into motivation and success.
5 months ago
How to overcome the mental health stigma
5 months ago

Making a difference during National Mentoring Month

Here is how a tech executive is investing in the future one connection at a time.
5 months ago
Making a difference during National Mentoring Month
5 months ago

5 foods that may help you stay positive and get a 'mood boost'

Some foods are as good for your mental health as your physical health.
5 months ago
5 foods that may help you stay positive and get a 'mood boost'
5 months ago

'You're not alone': TikTokker’s message for those struggling with mental health

ABC News' Linsey Davis talks to motivational speaker Zachery Dereniowski about how he seeks to bring his community together and raise mental health awareness by giving out free hugs.
5 months ago
'You're not alone': TikTokker’s message for those struggling with mental health
6 months ago

Ginger Zee opens up about personal struggles in new book

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee discusses how she hopes her new book, "A Little Closer to Home," will help others who are dealing with trauma.
6 months ago
Ginger Zee opens up about personal struggles in new book
6 months ago

Ginger Zee on how she overcame the stigma of mental health to talk about suicide, therapy

Zee said she views improving her mental health as an ongoing process.
6 months ago
Ginger Zee on how she overcame the stigma of mental health
6 months ago

Sara Bareilles opens up about her mental health struggles

Sara Bareilles candidly spoke about her recent struggles with mental health, saying she endured a "very low year," and detailed the steps she's taking to heal.
6 months ago
Sara Bareilles opens up about her mental health struggles
6 months ago

Ellie Goulding shares a message about struggling with anxiety

The singer said 2021 was the “very best” and yet also the “hardest” of her life, revealing she struggles with anxiety "daily, nightly, hourly."
6 months ago
Ellie Goulding shares a message about struggling with anxiety
6 months ago

TikTok videos causing teens to believe they have mental disorders

Experts are warning about a troubling trend on the social platform that could leave some users to self-diagnose themselves with serious mental disorders.
6 months ago
TikTok videos causing teens to believe they have mental disorders
6 months ago

Improving mental health by participating in ‘cow therapy’

ABC News’ Marcus Moore visits The Gentle Barn, a sanctuary where people can connect with rescued animals and participate in a wellness trend known as “cow hugging therapy."
6 months ago
Improving mental health by participating in ‘cow therapy’
6 months ago

How Simone Biles shined a golden light on mental health this year: The Year 2021

ABC News’ Robin Roberts reports on the Americans who helped make an impact this year, including how Simone Biles paved the way through conversations about mental health.
6 months ago
How Simone Biles shined a golden light on mental health this year: The Year 2021
7 months ago

Mental health explained by Dr. Jen Ashton

ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton highlights the signs and treatment of mental illness.
7 months ago
Mental health explained by Dr. Jen Ashton
7 months ago

Teens suffering from anxiety and depression at alarming rates: Report

Emergency physician Dr. Darien Sutton breaks down what parents should know about the U.S. Surgeon General's report, and signs of anxiety and depression they should look for in their kids.
7 months ago
Teens suffering from anxiety and depression at alarming rates: Report
7 months ago

Selena Gomez sounds off on mental health struggles

Gomez has previously opened up about her depression and anxiety.
7 months ago
Selena Gomez sounds off on mental health struggles
8 months ago

By the Numbers: Children's mental health in pandemic

A FiveThirtyEight and Ipsos poll shows that kids' and teens' mental health is faring well nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 months ago
By the Numbers: Children's mental health in pandemic
8 months ago

Our son died by suicide. This is why we want mental health resources in schools.

Chad Harrell was 17 when he died by suicide four years ago.
8 months ago
Our son died by suicide. This is what we want parents and educators to know.