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Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 08:23 PM EDT

Kate Spade's Death Puts Spotlight on Mental Illness

Kate Spade's Death Puts Spotlight on Mental Illness

This Is My Brave is a local organization that is using the arts to save lives. News4's Erika Gonzalez spoke with the co-founder Jennifer Marshall, who says mental health does not discriminate and it can...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 08:00 PM EDT

Students Change How Mental Health Is Addressed in Schools

Students Change How Mental Health Is Addressed in Schools

Three Virginia high school students made their voices heard and got some pretty big results in the area of mental health.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 08:02 PM EDT

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.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 04:02 PM EDT

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...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 at 11:45 PM EDT

Virginia Mom Who Lost Son to Suicide Builds 'FORT' for Kids

Virginia Mom Who Lost Son to Suicide Builds 'FORT' for Kids

A few years after losing her son Ryan to suicide, a Loudoun County, Virginia, mother is trying to prevent other families from having to go through the same agony.

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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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