Changing Minds

Changing Minds

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...

Monday, Feb 2, 2015 at 08:49 PM EST

Senate Bill Aims to Lower Vets' Suicide Rate

Senate Bill Aims to Lower Vets' Suicide Rate

An expected vote on a Senate bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans was set for Tuesday after being delayed by a winter storm that walloped the Midwest and Northeast.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 06:50 PM EST

Resources for Families for Suicide Prevention

Resources for Families for Suicide Prevention

Advice for family and friends about how to prevent suicide.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 02:55 PM EST

Can Chronic Inflammation Cause Depression?

Can Chronic Inflammation Cause Depression?

A new theory indicates that chronic inflammation may cause a role in depression, Dr. Joshua Weiner says. He offers tips on what patients need to know.

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