Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 06:44 PM EDT

Hispanic Community Works to Shatter Mental Illness Stigma

Hispanic Community Works to Shatter Mental Illness Stigma

News4's Richard Jordan reports on a new initiative in Montgomery County intended to shatter the stigma around mental illness in the Hispanic community. For more information, visit the National Alliance on Mental...

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 09:17 PM EDT

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Teaching Suicide Prevention

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Teaching Suicide Prevention

Two people with very different histories with the Golden Gate Bridge focus on suicide prevention.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM EDT

Talking to Teens About Safety, Sex Assault and Suicide

Talking to Teens About Safety, Sex Assault and Suicide

Psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses how to talk to your teenage daughter about sexual assault and suicide.

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 07:11 PM EDT

Mental Health Challenges for Black Community

Mental Health Challenges for Black Community

Mental illness is often stigmatized or even ignored among African-Americans, existing quietly in the black community for generations. And a shortage of black mental health professionals may be making the problem...

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 AM EDT

Changing Minds: Honesty About Suicide

Changing Minds: Honesty About Suicide

News4's David Culver calls for honest communication about the threat of suicide, especially among young people. Part of our Changing Minds series.

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 10:03 PM EDT

Place to Call Home for Homeless Women

Place to Call Home for Homeless Women

Many in our community who are homeless also suffer with mental health issues. Homeless women with mental health diagnoses are finding shelter and the road to recovery at a special little place they call home in...

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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.