Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at 09:50 PM EST

Pr. William Co. Officers Train to Handle Mental Health Crises

Pr. William Co. Officers Train to Handle Mental Health Crises

Two dozen officers and deputies in Prince William County are heading back to the streets with a new understanding of how to deal with mentally ill people.

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 03:38 PM EST

Fairfax Co. Offers "Mental Health First Aid" Classes

Fairfax Co. Offers "Mental Health First Aid" Classes

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:29 PM EST

Deeds Tours Mental Health Facilities in Northern Va.

Deeds Tours Mental Health Facilities in Northern Va.

A Virginia lawmaker whose son died in the midst of a mental health crisis visited Northern Virginia Thursday looking for answers.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 at 08:33 PM EST

Rivals Join Forces to Raise Money for Mental Health Awareness

Rivals Join Forces to Raise Money for Mental Health Awareness

Rival high schools in Purcellville compete in a powder puff football game to raise money for mental health awareness.

Monday, Oct 12, 2015 at 05:33 AM EDT

Help for Suicidal Teens -- Via Texting

Help for Suicidal Teens -- Via Texting

With younger generations using cellphones less for actual conversation and more for text messaging, suicide prevention organizations are setting up ways that let distraught youths seek help that way.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 at 01:59 PM EDT

Olympic Swimmer Reveals How She Overcame Depression

Olympic Swimmer Reveals How She Overcame Depression

Six-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt opens up to News4 about her private battle with depression. Visit the Changing Minds campaign on our site for more resources on depression and mental health, and...

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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: