Mental Health
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November 22, 2022, 12:36 PM

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.
November 22, 2022, 12:36 PM
Teen reflects on recovering from pandemic-related mental health struggles
November 22, 2022, 12:34 PM

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.
November 22, 2022, 12:34 PM
Hotline number launches as pandemic heightens focus on mental health
November 22, 2022, 12:21 PM

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.
November 22, 2022, 12:21 PM
New data show how pandemic hurt high school students' mental health
November 21, 2022, 1:31 PM

Dwayne Johnson opens up about mental health

In a recent interview with Men's Health, Johnson shared his own struggles and how he hopes to encourage people to ask for help when they need it.
November 21, 2022, 1:31 PM
Dwayne Johnson opens up about mental health
November 19, 2022, 1:25 PM

Why this man is running for mental health awareness

One first-time New York City Marathon runner was determined to make an impact on a cause very dear to his heart.
November 19, 2022, 1:25 PM
Why this man is running for mental health awareness
November 18, 2022, 6:01 PM

Why this man is running for mental health awareness

One first-time New York City Marathon runner was determined to make an impact on a cause very dear to his heart.
November 18, 2022, 6:01 PM
Why this man is running for mental health awareness
November 11, 2022, 10:40 PM

Retired Navy SEAL aims to destigmatize mental health support

ABC News Live honors Veterans Day and speaks with retired Navy SEAL Dave Berkenfield on his efforts to bring awareness to mental health in the military.
November 11, 2022, 10:40 PM
Retired Navy SEAL aims to destigmatize mental health support
November 7, 2022, 8:07 PM

1 in 4 say work negatively impacts their mental health

Dr. Darien Sutton shares tips and tricks to prioritize your mental health in the workplace.
November 7, 2022, 8:07 PM
1 in 4 say work negatively impacts their mental health
November 7, 2022, 1:05 AM

Nearly half of workers say their job hurts their mental health, survey finds

Missing work due to poor mental health is estimated to cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars.
November 7, 2022, 1:05 AM
Nearly half of workers say their job hurts their mental health, survey finds
November 5, 2022, 4:21 PM

New Gallup poll reveals how work is impacting the mental health of Americans

Four out of every 10 U.S. employees report that their job has a negative impact. ABC News medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton is here to break down the findings.
November 5, 2022, 4:21 PM
New Gallup poll reveals how work is impacting the mental health of Americans
November 4, 2022, 5:04 PM

Biden administration aims to expand mental health in schools across the country

This comes after a recent study in JAMA Pediatrics found that depression and anxiety symptoms among young people doubled in the first year of the pandemic.
November 4, 2022, 5:04 PM
Biden administration aims to expand mental health in schools across the country
1 month ago

Selena Gomez opens up about battle with bipolar disorder

The singer and actress shares an unfiltered look into her inner turmoil in the new Apple TV+ documentary "Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me."
1 month ago
Selena Gomez opens up about battle with bipolar disorder
1 month ago

1st look at Selena Gomez's documentary on mental health

The actress and singer shares her unfiltered struggles with mental health over the years in the upcoming Apple TV+ documentary, “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me.”
1 month ago
1st look at Selena Gomez's documentary on mental health
1 month ago

How families can deal with and break patterns of anxiety

Psychotherapist Lynn Lyons is out with the new book, "The Anxiety Audit," and parenting expert Rachel Simmons will share tips for parents to model how to manage anxiety.
1 month ago
How families can deal with and break patterns of anxiety
1 month ago

1 in 3 teens reported poor mental health during pandemic, study finds

A new CDC study estimates that more than 1 in 3 high school teens reported poor mental health, and 1 in 5 reported considering suicide.
1 month ago
Alarming study highlights high school teens' poor mental health, suicidal behaviors
2 months ago

Guidelines say kids 8 and older should be screened for anxiety: What parents should know

ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares what to know.
2 months ago
Kids 8 and older should be screened for anxiety, new guidelines say
2 months ago

USA Gymnastics to cover mental health visits

USA Gymnastics is adding additional mental health services for athletes and coaches as part of its new athlete and wellness program, the organization announced.
2 months ago
USA Gymnastics offering new mental health coverage for athletes, coaches
2 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.
2 months ago
Ginger Zee on how she overcame the stigma of mental health
2 months ago

Celebrating World Mental Health Day

Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble, founder of The Aakoma Project, talks about how trauma disproportionally affects mental health in young people of color.
2 months ago
Celebrating World Mental Health Day
2 months ago

‘Ten Percent Happier’ host Dan Harris shares ways to take care of mental health

The former ABC News correspondent and founder of "Ten Percent Happier" opens up in a new Ted talk about his journey to self-care.
2 months ago
‘Ten Percent Happier’ host Dan Harris shares ways to take care of mental health
2 months ago

World Mental Health Day: Tips for dealing with trauma from the pandemic

The World Health Organization said anxiety and depression disorders rose 25% during the first year of the pandemic.
2 months ago
World Mental Health Day: Tips for dealing with trauma from the pandemic
2 months ago

World Mental Health Day: Dan Harris on the importance of self-love

Dan Harris, the author, founder and host of “Ten Percent Happier,” talks about his mental health journey.
2 months ago
World Mental Health Day: Dan Harris on the importance of self-love
2 months ago

Biden admin announces more than $300M in mental health funding in part from bipartisan gun bill

The Biden administration has announced more than $300 million in mental health funding, with much of the money coming from the bipartisan gun control law this summer
2 months ago
Biden admin announces more than $300M in mental health funding in part from gun bill
2 months ago

988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline sees 45% increase in contacts, but funding concerns remain

An update on the new nationwide suicide & crisis 988 lifeline as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month comes to a close.
2 months ago
988 Suicide Lifeline sees 45% increase in contacts, but funding concerns remain
2 months ago

Mental health crisis among Latinos prompts push for accessible treatment, candid conversations

Amid growing concerns over mental health among Latinos, there is a new push to provide access to treatment and create safe conversations within communities.
2 months ago
Mental health crisis in Latino communities prompts push for accessible treatment
2 months ago

Mental health crisis among Latinas prompts push for accessible treatment

Following a warning of a mental health crisis among Latinas, there is a new push to provide access to treatment and create safe conversations within Latino communities.
2 months ago
Mental health crisis among Latinas prompts push for accessible treatment
2 months ago

Surgeon general speaks on youth mental health

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy spoke on the state of the pandemic and his work highlighting the importance of youth mental health
2 months ago
Surgeon general speaks on youth mental health
2 months ago

On National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, doctors raise the alarm on physician deaths

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day marks a sobering statistic -- physicians have a higher suicide rate than the general population, according to one study.
2 months ago
Doctors sound the alarm on physician suicides
3 months ago

After daughter's suicide, dad shares emotional message to 'help at least one person'

David Sheats' daughter Savannah was 26-years-old when she died.
3 months ago
After daughter's suicide, dad encourages others to 'help at least one person'
3 months ago

The Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen on battle with depression

Former actress turned rock star Taylor Momsen reflects on battling depression, finding healing after grief and her return to her first tour in five years with The Pretty Reckless.
3 months ago
The Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen on battle with depression
3 months ago

Jonah Hill says he won't promote upcoming projects to 'protect' mental health

Jonah Hill wrote in an open letter that he won't promote his upcoming projects in an effort to "protect" his mental health.
3 months ago
Jonah Hill says he won't promote upcoming projects to 'protect' mental health
4 months ago

Shawn Mendes cancels 'Wonder' world tour to focus on mental health

The singer announced on social media that he will cancel more than 70 stops across North America and Europe.
4 months ago
Shawn Mendes cancels 'Wonder' world tour to focus on mental health
4 months ago

Shawn Mendes cancels remainder of 'Wonder' tour to prioritize his health

"At this time I have to put my health as my first priority," the singer said.
4 months ago
Shawn Mendes cancels remainder of 'Wonder' tour to prioritize his health
4 months ago

Black women talk mental health and healing in powerful roundtable discussion

ABC News’s Janai Norman speaks with poet and activist Tricia Hersey, actor and activist Ianne Fields Stewart, and therapist Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams.
4 months ago
Black women talk mental health and healing in powerful roundtable discussion
4 months ago

Wellness Warriors: Finding mental wellness through yoga

Yoga instructor Shawandra Ford teaches Memphis, Tennessee, youth the power of mental wellness through yoga.
4 months ago
Wellness Warriors: Finding mental wellness through yoga
4 months ago

988 suicide prevention hotline launches this weekend

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks with ABC News Live’s Kyra Phillips about a new 3-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
4 months ago
988 suicide prevention hotline launches this weekend
4 months ago

Wyoming struggles for answers amid growing suicide rate

Wyoming’s suicide rate is more than double that of the national average and the highest rate per capita in the nation.
4 months ago
Wyoming struggles for answers amid growing suicide rate
4 months ago

New 988 number launches for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The lifeline has been in operation as a ten-digit number (1-800-273-TALK) since 2005 and that number will continue to route callers to 988.
4 months ago
New 988 number launches for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
4 months ago

New 988 number for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline launches Saturday, expanding access amid funding concerns

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is launching its new three-digit number, 988, on Saturday amid concerns over state-level funding and staffing for the system.
4 months ago
New 988 number for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline launching, expanding access
4 months ago

Constance Wu opens up about attempted suicide after backlash

The "Fresh Off the Boat" actress said she attempted suicide after the backlash she received over comments she made on social media.
4 months ago
Constance Wu opens up about attempted suicide after backlash
4 months ago

Constance Wu opens up about attempted suicide after online backlash

Actress Constance Wu opened up about attempting suicide after facing online backlash in a powerful statement shared to Twitter.
4 months ago
Constance Wu opens up about attempted suicide after online backlash
5 months ago

Former NBA player Delonte West talks about his battle with bipolar disorder and starting fresh

Former NBA player Delonte West is looking for a reset and to get back on his feet after years of working on his mental health.
5 months ago
Former NBA player Delonte West on his battle with bipolar disorder and starting fresh
5 months ago

Potential recession would harm mental health: Experts

Research links recessions with a rise in anxiety, depression and even suicide, experts said.
5 months ago
Potential recession would harm mental health: Experts
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Ginger Zee opens up about mental health stigma
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Soccer team raises awareness for children’s mental health
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Prioritizing children’s mental health
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Dove Cameron opens up about her mental health journey
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Mental health resources online break stigma around seeking help
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Brothers Osborne's John Osborne on how music helps his mental health
7 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.
7 months ago
Camila Cabello calls for more mental health conversations in Latino community