Changing Minds

Changing Minds

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.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 08:19 PM EDT

Infections Can Cause Mental Illness

Infections Can Cause Mental Illness

Some psychological problems can be caused by physical illness, but as News4's Doreeen Gentzler reports, psychological problems will often resolve with the right treatment.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 05:33 PM EDT

National Conversation on Child Mental Health

National Conversation on Child Mental Health

Caring for children's mental health takes a team approach: Family, health care professionals and educators. That's the goal behind National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 08:12 PM EDT

How to Reverse Spike in Suicide

How to Reverse Spike in Suicide

With suicide on the rise, Ryan Newcomb of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention discusses changing that trend. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 08:22 PM EDT

New Center Offers Addiction, Mental Health Help From Peers

New Center Offers Addiction, Mental Health Help From Peers

At the new Peer Resource Center in Fairfax County, Virginia, people with addiction or mental health issues can seek help from others who’ve faced the same challenges.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 at 09:15 PM EST

Woman Finds New Purpose After Son's Murder-Suicide

Woman Finds New Purpose After Son's Murder-Suicide

News4's Angie Goff sat down with a woman who is finding a purpose after the deaths of her son and his newlywed wife, a case which police say appears to be a murder-suicide.

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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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