Mental Health Issues
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2 months ago

“No Barriers” helps people with mental and physical difficulties achieve their goals

The Colorado-based nonprofit No Barriers helps people with mental and physical difficulties like Melissa Simpson achieve their goals. In her case, it is climbing a peak in the Rocky Mountains.
2 months ago
“No Barriers” helps people with mental and physical difficulties achieve their goals
2 months ago

'American Beauty' actress Mena Suvari opens up about postpartum depression

The actress hopes that her honesty will make other mothers feel less alone.
2 months ago
'American Beauty' actress Mena Suvari opens up about postpartum depression
2 months ago

Yale University sued for alleged discrimination against students with mental health disabilities

A group of Yale students and alumni filed a lawsuit against the school Wednesday, alleging the school discriminates against students with mental health disabilities.
2 months ago
Yale sued for alleged discrimination against students with mental health disabilities
2 months ago

Bill backs up new 988 suicide prevention line with funding

Members of Congress and activists gathered Thursday to introduce the 988 Implementation Act, which aims to help states fund their mental health crisis systems.
2 months ago
Bill backs up new 988 suicide prevention line with funding
7 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.
7 months ago
New 988 number launches for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
7 months ago

New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number needs more state-level commitment: Becerra

Many states not ready for launch of National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
7 months ago
New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number needs state-level commitment: Becerra
8 months ago

Amid a national crisis in youth mental health, surgeon general says kids need to be part of the solution

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is participating in a two-day conference called the Youth Mental Wellness Now! Summit, hosted by The California Endowment.
8 months ago
Surgeon general says kids need to be part of solution amid youth mental health crisis
8 months ago

Where bipartisan efforts on mental health legislation stand after Texas shooting

Lawmakers began work on comprehensive mental health legislation after the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for improved care.
8 months ago
Where bipartisan efforts on mental health legislation stand after Texas shooting
1 year ago

Teenage girls had increased risk of developing eating disorders during pandemic: CDC

There was also a rise in tic disorders among teen girls during COVID-19.
1 year ago
Teen girls had increased risk of developing eating disorders during pandemic: CDC
1 year ago

Policing in America and mental health

More than 1,000 people have been killed in police-involved shootings across America in the past year, how do these shootings effect mental health?
1 year ago
Policing in America and mental health