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Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 07:54 PM EST

High School Students Address Depression by Singing About It

High School Students Address Depression by Singing About It

A group of teenagers sings about depression and mental illness at schools througout Loudoun County, Virginia, to spread hope, save lives and honor one life lost too soon. Aimee Cho reports.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 07:35 PM EST

Fairfax County Youth Gain Access to Free Mental Health & Drug Screening

Fairfax County Youth Gain Access to Free Mental Health & Drug Screening

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board will begin offering free mental health and drug screening to youth walk-ins beginning February 1, 2017.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:55 PM EST

Students Organize Mental Health Week at Md. High School

Students Organize Mental Health Week at Md. High School

Two students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School have organized a mental health week for their school aiming to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017 at 10:50 AM EST

Changing Minds at the Health & Fitness Expo

Changing Minds at the Health & Fitness Expo

Substance abuse help is available at the Changing Minds booth at the Health & Fitness Expo. Doreen Gentzler spoke to Jihan Starr of Phoenix House.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 08:04 PM EST

Challenges for Men Battling Depression

Challenges for Men Battling Depression

Depression can be one of the most difficult mental illnesses to diagnose – what you may think is “the blues” could be real depression – and speaking up and getting help can be especially challenging for men.

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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.

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