Court documents indicate that a woman who was shot by a District of Columbia police officer had been using drugs and said she was “ready to die” before she was shot.
The Senate’s No. 2 Republican is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending more information about residents with serious mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers.
One of the nation’s biggest mental health advocacy groups charges many insurance companies are ignoring a law that requires mental illness be covered like any other.
A Baltimore woman who lost her sister, Carolyn Anne Watts, to depression is looking to open up a discussion on mental illness through her sister’s art, WNEW’s Jenny Glick reports.
A radical Muslim killed a soldier outside Canada’s Parliament. A right-wing extremist opened fire on buildings in Texas’ capital and tried to burn down the Mexican Consulate. An Al-Qaida-inspired assailant hacked an off-duty soldier to death in London.
Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.
A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had mental illness before enlisting in the Army, and about 1-in-10 soldiers had thought about killing themselves prior to enlistment.