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Changing Minds

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 07:02 PM EDT

Powderpuff Football Game to Raise Awareness About Teen Suicide

Powderpuff Football Game to Raise Awareness About Teen Suicide

Rival schools in Loudoun County are joining forces to change minds about teen suicide. Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley will play a powderpuff football game Thursday to raise money and awareness. News4's Pat Lawson...

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:55 PM EDT

News4's Jim Vance, Doreen Gentzler Honored

News4's Jim Vance, Doreen Gentzler Honored

Our own Jim Vance and Doreen Gentzler received awards from the Washington School of Psychiatry Friday night for their contributions to mental health awareness. Vance was honored for sharing his battle with...

Friday, Oct 7, 2016 at 08:29 PM EDT

School Starts Prevention Program After 2 Student Suicides

School Starts Prevention Program After 2 Student Suicides

After two seniors killed themselves since the beginning of the school year, a Maryland high school is bringing in a suicide prevention program.

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 join...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 09:53 PM EDT

LGBT Groups Mobilize Mental-Health Help After Orlando Attack

LGBT Groups Mobilize Mental-Health Help After Orlando Attack

"Just because it stops streaming through your [Facebook] News Feed doesn’t mean you should be over it," one therapist said.

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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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