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Nov 29, 2018

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

You can go to Walmart to buy toothpaste and shampoo, order glasses or fulfill a drug prescription. Now, some customers can also get therapy, Today.com reported. A new outpatient mental health clinic has opened...

Nov 7, 2018

First Responders Share Mental Health Battles to Help Others

First Responders Share Mental Health Battles to Help Others

Suicide claims more police and firefighter lives than any of the dangers they face on the job, which is why a Virginia police department is using a video featuring first responders sharing their stories to help...

Oct 18, 2018

Va. Lawmaker Settles Suit; Seeks Mental-Health Reform

Va. Lawmaker Settles Suit; Seeks Mental-Health Reform

A Virginia lawmaker whose son stabbed him before killing himself has settled a lawsuit over the young man's mental-health care.

May 17, 2018

Fairfax Co. Police Officer's Suicide Sparks Change

Fairfax Co. Police Officer's Suicide Sparks Change

The suicide of a Fairfax County police officer last year is igniting change within the police department and highlighting the increased risk of depression among law enforcement officers.

May 10, 2018

Virtual Town Hall to Help Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

Virtual Town Hall to Help Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

The Partnering for Health and Hope event will come to the George Washington University campus on Thursday to bring attention to children's mental health, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

Apr 30, 2018

Five Ways to Change Minds This May

Five Ways to Change Minds This May

May is Mental Health Month and May 10 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Read on for five small ways to make a big difference.

Apr 19, 2018

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Soldiers are more at risk of suicide when they're repeatedly deployed with six months or less between rotations, and when they're sent to war too soon after they join the service, new research shows. Dr. Robert

Apr 18, 2018

People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Hospitals

People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Hospitals

Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland are being overwhelmed with people needing treatment for mental health or substance-abuse problems.

Oct 3, 2017

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

Feeling overwhelmed, powerless or angry as you watch news of another mass shooting, this one in Las Vegas? Those feelings are normal, even for people who don't have ties to Nevada or anyone there, according...

Aug 15, 2017

DC Short on Beds for Inmates Who Need Mental Evaluations

DC Short on Beds for Inmates Who Need Mental Evaluations

D.C. is dealing with a shortage of beds for inmates who need mental health services.

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