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Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 10:02 PM EDT

Angie Goff Participates in Mental Health America Conference

Angie Goff Participates in Mental Health America Conference

Mental Health America, a community-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans and to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness, wrapped up its annual...

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 01:06 PM EDT

Dozens of Mentally Ill in Jail Due to Hospital Bed Shortage

Dozens of Mentally Ill in Jail Due to Hospital Bed Shortage

Maryland officials say dozens of mentally ill people charged with crimes are stuck in jail, because Maryland's health department doesn't have beds or staff to treat new patients.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 07:37 PM EDT

Loudoun Co. Holding Town Hall on Teen Suicides

Loudoun Co. Holding Town Hall on Teen Suicides

The rising number of teen suicides in Loudoun County prompts efforts to end the tragedy.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 08:21 PM EDT

This Is My Brave Raises Mental Illness Awareness on Stage

This Is My Brave Raises Mental Illness Awareness on Stage

This Is My Brave is a stage production where people share their experiences with mental illness in all kinds of creative ways. Doreen Gentzler reports. Buy tickets here.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 02:09 PM EDT

Changing Minds: A News4 Special Report

Changing Minds: A News4 Special Report

For the last two years, News4 has focused attention on mental illness -- and ending its stigma -- with its special series, Changing Minds. News4's Doreen Gentzler has stories of people who have risen above their...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 07:49 PM EDT

Improv Class Offers Special Skills for Psychotherapists

Improv Class Offers Special Skills for Psychotherapists

Learning about comedy improvisation offers special skills for therapists, helping them be in the moment with their clients. Doreen Gentzler reports.

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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.

NBC4 thanks its Changing Minds partners: