Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 08:09 PM EDT

World Bipolar Day: Battling Bipolar Disorder

World Bipolar Day: Battling Bipolar Disorder

Local woman Christine Anderson details her journey with bipolar disorder and her struggle to find a healthy balance.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 07:01 PM EDT

Mental Illness and Flying: Should You Be Nervous?

Mental Illness and Flying: Should You Be Nervous?

Dr. Risa Fishman of Medstar Washington discusses mental illness after authorities said the co-pilot in the fatal Germanwings crash hid a mental illness from his employer.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 07:27 PM EDT

Local Mom Pushes for "Lauryn's Law" in Wake of Daughter's Death

Local Mom Pushes for "Lauryn's Law" in Wake of Daughter's Death

A Prince George's County using the grief of her own daughter's suicide to fight for other young people to live, as she pushes for "Lauryn's Law."

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 08:21 PM EDT

Md. Shop Offers Chance for Employees With Mental Illness

Md. Shop Offers Chance for Employees With Mental Illness

Upscale Resale carries just about anything you could think of -- and it means just about everything to its employees. The thrift shop in Rockville, Maryland is a nonprofit dedicated to employing adults...

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 02:48 PM EST

Trouble With Self-Injury: How to Cope

Trouble With Self-Injury: How to Cope

The occurence of self-injury appears to be on the rise. Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses causes, characteristics, signs and treatment.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:39 PM EST

Obtaining Psychiatric Help for Children Has Hurdles

Obtaining Psychiatric Help for Children Has Hurdles

News4's Doreen Gentzler explains how you can find the best psychiatric care for your child, and why appointments may take weeks, even months to make.

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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.