Changing Minds

Changing Minds

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 01:05 AM EDT

Rebecca Deeds Shares Her Story

Rebecca Deeds Shares Her Story

Rebecca Deeds knows first-hand the toll that mental illness can take. She recalls her family's struggles to care for her brother, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. And she says the day her brother...

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 11:55 AM EDT

Changing Minds Community Forum

Changing Minds Community Forum

NBC4 was proud to present a special community forum on the mental health and wellness of youth and adolescents today at Montgomery College, as part of our yearlong "Changing Minds" initiative.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 01:54 PM EDT

Stark Image Represents Losses From Suicide

Stark Image Represents Losses From Suicide

Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver shows us the stark image of hundreds of backpacks on the walkways at GMU, representing college students who committed suicide.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 07:40 AM EDT

David Culver Kicks Off Suicide Prevention Walk

David Culver Kicks Off Suicide Prevention Walk

News4's David Culver kicks off the first suicide prevention walk this year.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:10 AM EDT

Va. Man on 10,000-Mile Run for Suicide Prevention

Va. Man on 10,000-Mile Run for Suicide Prevention

On Aug. 16 Tony Smith completed the first 14 miles of the estimated 10,000-mile cross-country run he hopes to complete to raise awareness for suicide and depression.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:45 PM EDT

Helping the Homeless Rebuild Their Lives

Helping the Homeless Rebuild Their Lives

People who live on the street have not only lost their job and their home, but many are also struggling with mental illness. In fact, mental illness is a major cause of homelessness. But a local group has a...

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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.