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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 01:45 PM EDT

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and it also marks the 3-year anniversary of our "Changing Minds" initiative. Dr. Josuha Weiner stopped News4 to talk about this important mission. 

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 08:18 PM EDT

Exhibit Explores History of St. Elizabeths Hospital

Exhibit Explores History of St. Elizabeths Hospital

An exhibit at the National Building Museum reveals some of the history of St. Elizabeths Hospital in southeast D.C. while exploring changes in mental health care over the years.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 07:20 PM EDT

Virginia High School Students Walk to Prevent Suicide

Virginia High School Students Walk to Prevent Suicide

Teenagers at several high schools in Loudoun County, Virginia, participated in suicide prevention walks on Wednesday. The event began in honor of a student, Ryan Bartel, who took his life. News4's David...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 05:21 PM EDT

A Student's Perspective on Virginia Suicide Prevention Walk

A Student's Perspective on Virginia Suicide Prevention Walk

A student at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville, Virginia, spoke with News4's David Culver about why he participated in the "We're All Human Suicide Prevention Walk" on Wednesday. "I think...

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.

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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: