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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 at 10:43 PM EST

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

For the next year, NBC4 will shine a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 07:54 PM EST

High School Students Address Depression by Singing About It

High School Students Address Depression by Singing About It

A group of teenagers sings about depression and mental illness at schools througout Loudoun County, Virginia, to spread hope, save lives and honor one life lost too soon. Aimee Cho reports.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:12 AM EST

Va. Governor: Cut Jamestown Celebration, Fund Mental Health

Va. Governor: Cut Jamestown Celebration, Fund Mental Health

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is asking Republican lawmakers to cut spending on the 400th anniversary of the founding of the oldest legislative body in the country and redirect the money to mental health care...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:49 AM EST

Bill Mandating 12-Month Birth Control Coverage Passes

 Bill Mandating 12-Month Birth Control Coverage Passes

Women in Virginia may soon be able to buy a year's supply of prescription birth control instead of a few months' worth.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:16 PM EST

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday said more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work...