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Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 09:41 PM EDT

Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide

Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide

Research suggests firefighters are at increased risk for depression and suicide, and one young man knows it first hand is working to raise awareness and change minds.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 07:07 PM EDT

Play Tackles Stigma of Women With Alcoholism, Addiction

Play Tackles Stigma of Women With Alcoholism, Addiction

A woman who’s been sober for 17 years is using her experience in a unique way to tackle the stigma about women with alcoholism or addiction.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 06:35 PM EDT

GW Event Focuses on Mental Health of College Students

GW Event Focuses on Mental Health of College Students

News4's Angie Goff emceed a conversation at George Washington University about promoting mental health with a focus on college students.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:05 PM EDT

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Thursday to raise awareness about children’s mental health.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 01:45 PM EDT

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and it also marks the 3-year anniversary of our "Changing Minds" initiative. Dr. Josuha Weiner stopped News4 to talk about this important mission. 

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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: