Changing Minds

Changing Minds

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.

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:30 PM EST

Fairfax Co. Teens Unite to Prevent Suicide

Fairfax Co. Teens Unite to Prevent Suicide

Fairfax County high school students, and their parents, packed an auditorium in Annandale for a unique program aimed at preventing teen suicide. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 12:57 PM EST

How Police Deal With People With Mental Illness

How Police Deal With People With Mental Illness

Doreen Gentzler looks at how Montgomery County police officers are trained to handle calls involving mental illness.

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 at 11:28 PM EST

Police Officers Trained to Handle Increase in Mental Health Calls

Police Officers Trained to Handle Increase in Mental Health Calls

Hundreds of local police officers get special training to handle increasing mental health calls in the D.C. area.

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 06:54 PM EST

A Mother's Mission Following Her Son's Suicide

A Mother's Mission Following Her Son's Suicide

Susan Rosenstock says her son Evan fell into a deep depression after an injury that kept him from excelling in basketball, the game he loved. She never thought her life would take this direction, but something...

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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.