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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM EST

Crisis Hotline Reaches More People With Text and Chat

Crisis Hotline Reaches More People With Text and Chat

A Maryland mental health association took its crisis hotline to text and chat to help more people as the way we communicate changes.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 07:32 PM EST

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal, and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.

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.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 07:35 PM EST

Fairfax County Youth Gain Access to Free Mental Health & Drug Screening

Fairfax County Youth Gain Access to Free Mental Health & Drug Screening

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board will begin offering free mental health and drug screening to youth walk-ins beginning February 1, 2017.

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.

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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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