Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 05:43 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.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 12:28 PM EST

Resources Available for Mental Health First Aid

Resources Available for Mental Health First Aid

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans suffers from a mental illness every year. Learn about how you can support those in a crisis.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 04:53 PM EST

Hoarding Linked to a Dozen Local Fire Deaths Since 2013

Hoarding Linked to a Dozen Local Fire Deaths Since 2013

About a dozen fatal fires in the Washington, D.C.-area since 2013 are linked to hoarding, or excessive clutter inside the homes, according to a review of state fire records by the News4 I-Team.

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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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