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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:55 PM EST

Students Organize Mental Health Week at Md. High School

Students Organize Mental Health Week at Md. High School

Two students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School have organized a mental health week for their school aiming to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017 at 10:50 AM EST

Changing Minds at the Health & Fitness Expo

Changing Minds at the Health & Fitness Expo

Substance abuse help is available at the Changing Minds booth at the Health & Fitness Expo. Doreen Gentzler spoke to Jihan Starr of Phoenix House.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 08:04 PM EST

Challenges for Men Battling Depression

Challenges for Men Battling Depression

Depression can be one of the most difficult mental illnesses to diagnose – what you may think is “the blues” could be real depression – and speaking up and getting help can be especially challenging for men.

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 07:02 PM EST

Military Families Say Stress of Deployment is Unsustainable

Military Families Say Stress of Deployment is Unsustainable

Researchers Blue Star Families recently surveyed more than 8,300 active duty service members, family members and veterans. And 72 percent of those surveyed said the current rate of military actions is "unsustainable" for their families. The study said key issues included the impact of deployments on children, as well as the stability of their homes and and "operational tempo." Blue Star Families – which works to support the military families – says the Department of Defense must do a better job of incorporating families into its current thinking.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:44 PM EST

Montgomery County Launches Mental Health Court

Montgomery County Launches Mental Health Court

The new mental health court will focus on those who routinely break the law and, until now, had few options.

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It can affect anyone at any time. It doesn’t discriminate by age, race, gender, or income. Yet many of us find that mental health and mental illness are tough topics to talk about. That’s why for the next year, NBC4 will shine a light on the subject by providing education, information and hope.

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