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January 30, 2023, 3:45 PM

Remember 'quiet quitting'? 'Quiet hiring' is the new workplace trend of 2023

A workplace expert shares what "quiet hiring" is and what it means for employees.
January 30, 2023, 3:45 PM
Remember 'quiet quitting'? 'Quiet hiring' is the new workplace trend of 2023
January 26, 2023, 3:51 PM

Gen Z and millennials turning to flip phones for mental health

The retro technology is seen by some as a way to dial back on social media, avoid doomscrolling and improve their relationship with tech.
January 26, 2023, 3:51 PM
Gen Z and millennials turning to flip phones for mental health
January 25, 2023, 11:56 PM

How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles

The pressures of balancing sports, school and life can be a lot for high school athletes. ABC News' Morgan Norwood reports on tips for parents to support their teens mentally and emotionally.
January 25, 2023, 11:56 PM
How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles
January 25, 2023, 9:02 AM

This teacher created a mental health check-in chart for her students and now teachers around the world are doing the same

Erin Castillo, an educator at John F. Kennedy High School in Freemont, California, created a mental health check-in chart for her students.
January 25, 2023, 9:02 AM
Clever teacher's mental health check-in chart inspires educators to create their own
January 19, 2023, 7:45 PM

Gender-affirming care for trans youth improves mental health: Study

According to the report, depression and anxiety decreased for trans youth who sought out gender-affirming care.
January 19, 2023, 7:45 PM
Gender-affirming care for trans youth improves mental health: Study
January 18, 2023, 7:13 PM

Mental health expert questions forced hospitalization of New York's homeless

A New York City mental health expert speaks with ABC News' "Start Here," podcast about the controversial plan to involuntarily hospitalize mentally ill homeless people.
January 18, 2023, 7:13 PM
Mental health expert questions forced hospitalization of New York's homeless
January 11, 2023, 6:43 PM

Hochul outlines $1 billion plan to address mental health in New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that that New York will invest $1 billion to address mental health needs.
January 11, 2023, 6:43 PM
Gov. Kathy Hochul unveils $1 billion plan addressing mental health
January 10, 2023, 1:53 PM

School district sues social media giants for 'creating a youth mental health crisis'

Seattle Public Schools has filed a lawsuit against multiple social media companies in response to the growing youth mental health crisis.
January 10, 2023, 1:53 PM
School district sues social media giants for 'creating a youth mental health crisis'
January 10, 2023, 1:46 PM

Seattle schools sue tech companies over youth mental health crisis

Seattle Public Schools filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc., Meta Platforms, Inc., Snap Inc. and TikTok-owner ByteDance, claiming their products are designed to hook young people.
January 10, 2023, 1:46 PM
Seattle schools sue tech companies over youth mental health crisis
January 6, 2023, 9:38 PM

Is there a link to procrastination and poor mental health?

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton looks at a new study which suggests there could be a link between procrastination and poor mental health.
January 6, 2023, 9:38 PM
Is there a link to procrastination and poor mental health?
1 month ago

NBA stars, teammates spark mental health discussions

Los Angeles Clippers teammates Paul George and Reggie Jackson are advocating for mental health off the court.
1 month ago
NBA stars, teammates spark mental health discussions
1 month ago

Tips for optimizing your mental health in the new year

Clinical psychologist and author of "Get Out of the Red Zone," Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, discusses ways to boost your mental health and move forward more productively in 2023.
1 month ago
Tips for optimizing your mental health in the new year
1 month ago

Social media use linked to brain changes in teens, study finds

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton joined "GMA" to break down the study.
1 month ago
Social media use linked to brain changes in teens, study finds
1 month ago

Substance abuse, mental health disorders affected half of young adults amid pandemic

A new government report found 46% of people ages 18-25 experienced one or both during the past year and that many did not receive treatment.
1 month ago
Substance abuse, mental health disorders affected half of young adults amid pandemic
1 month ago

Wynonna Judd opens up on mental health journey: 'You can't keep a good woman down for too long'

Wynonna Judd opened up about her mental health journey nine months after the death of mother Naomi Judd.
1 month ago
Wynonna Judd opens up on mental health journey 9 months after mother Naomi's death
1 month ago

Wynonna opens up about her mental health journey

The country superstar took to social media to address concerns over her work-life balance and how she's taking care of her mental health.
1 month ago
Wynonna opens up about her mental health journey
1 month ago

Little boy gives dad advice on dealing with anxiety

Five-year-old Hudson had some sound wisdom to share with his dad.
1 month ago
Little boy gives dad advice on dealing with anxiety
1 month ago

How ‘hygge’ can help cure winter blues

Hygge, the Danish practice of getting cozy and connecting with loved ones, emphasizes creating a comfortable atmosphere that may help improve mental health.
1 month ago
How ‘hygge’ can help cure winter blues
1 month ago

Bestselling author shares mental health tips for the new year

Alex Elle joins “GMA” to talk about her new book “How We Heal: Uncover Your Power and Set Yourself Free.”
1 month ago
Bestselling author shares mental health tips for the new year
1 month ago

Reset your mental health in 2023

ABC News' medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton provides recommendations for proper sleep, screen time and practicing gratitude in the new year.
1 month ago
Reset your mental health in 2023
1 month ago

Prime Playlist: Bazzi on his music and mental health journey

ABC News' Phil Lipof sat down with Bazzi to discuss his journey from Vine star to topping the charts with hits like "Beautiful" and addressing his mental health struggles in "I Don't Think I'm Okay."
1 month ago
Prime Playlist: Bazzi on his music and mental health journey
1 month ago

Identifying the physical signs of stress

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton shares some physical symptoms that could be linked to stress.
1 month ago
Identifying the physical signs of stress
1 month ago

Grief during the holidays

Author of “Grief is Love” Marisa Renee Lee joins “GMA” with her advice to those grieving the loss of a loved one during the holidays.
1 month ago
Grief during the holidays
1 month ago

How to take care of yourself during the holidays

The holiday season can often be a tough time for those struggling with mental illness. Psychiatrist Dr. Gary Small offers tips to take care of your well-being throughout the season.
1 month ago
How to take care of yourself during the holidays
2 months ago

Tyler Perry reveals past suicide attempts to help others after death of Stephen 'tWitch' Boss

The beloved hip-hop dancer and "Ellen DeGeneres Show" DJ died at the age of 40.
2 months ago
Tyler Perry reveals past suicide attempts after death of Stephen 'tWitch' Boss
2 months ago

DJ Stephen 'tWitch' Boss’ death raises awareness of suicide prevention

Clinical psychologist Wizdom Powell breaks down the signs of depression and struggles with mental health in light of TV performer DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ death by suicide.
2 months ago
DJ Stephen 'tWitch' Boss’ death raises awareness of suicide prevention
2 months ago

A conversation about mental health

Dr. Jeff Gardere joins "GMA3" to discuss beloved hip-hop dancer Stephen "tWitch" Boss, who died by suicide at the age of 40 this week.
2 months ago
A conversation about mental health
2 months ago

Take care of your mental health this holiday season

The holiday season is a time to be merry, but for many it can be stressful. The Jed Foundation has tips for those who are struggling with their mental health this December.
2 months ago
Take care of your mental health this holiday season
2 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.
2 months ago
Our son died by suicide. This is what we want parents and educators to know.
2 months ago

With NYC plan for mentally ill, hospitals face complex task

New York City’s latest plan to keep mentally ill people from languishing in public is billed as a common-sense strategy to get them help
2 months ago
2 months ago

Managing the holidays and mental health

Life planner and relationship expert, Chanel Dokun, discusses the best way to work through issues and relationships this holiday season.
2 months ago
Managing the holidays and mental health
2 months ago

Yale sued for alleged discrimination against students with mental health disabilities

The suit alleges Yale forces students struggling with mental health to withdraw.
2 months ago
Yale sued for alleged discrimination against students with mental health disabilities
2 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.
2 months ago
Teen reflects on recovering from pandemic-related mental health struggles
2 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.
2 months ago
Hotline number launches as pandemic heightens focus on mental health
2 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.
2 months ago
New data show how pandemic hurt high school students' mental health
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago
Dwayne Johnson opens up about mental health
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago
Why this man is running for mental health awareness
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago
Why this man is running for mental health awareness
3 months ago

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.
3 months ago
Retired Navy SEAL aims to destigmatize mental health support
3 months ago

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.
3 months ago
1 in 4 say work negatively impacts their mental health
3 months ago

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.
3 months ago
Nearly half of workers say their job hurts their mental health, survey finds
3 months ago

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.
3 months ago
New Gallup poll reveals how work is impacting the mental health of Americans
3 months ago

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.
3 months ago
Biden administration aims to expand mental health in schools across the country
3 months 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."
3 months ago
Selena Gomez opens up about battle with bipolar disorder
3 months 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.”
3 months ago
1st look at Selena Gomez's documentary on mental health
3 months 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.
3 months ago
How families can deal with and break patterns of anxiety
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Alarming study highlights high school teens' poor mental health, suicidal behaviors
4 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.
4 months ago
Kids 8 and older should be screened for anxiety, new guidelines say
4 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.
4 months ago
USA Gymnastics offering new mental health coverage for athletes, coaches
4 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.
4 months ago
Ginger Zee on how she overcame the stigma of mental health