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Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 07:41 PM EST

Virginia Firefighters Learn Yoga to Cope With Stress

Virginia Firefighters Learn Yoga to Cope With Stress

A program developed by former Navy SEALs is helping local firefighters train their minds to cope with the traumatic things they see while on the job. News4's Chris Gordon reports.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 07:02 PM EST

App Connects Black Men With Mental Health Services

App Connects Black Men With Mental Health Services

A D.C. startup has developed an app that aims to bring therapy to black men who might otherwise avoid getting help.

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:25 AM EST

Judge: Vets With PTSD Can Sue VA Over Discharge Status

Judge: Vets With PTSD Can Sue VA Over Discharge Status

A federal judge in Connecticut has ruled that thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:42 PM EST

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...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 06:30 AM EDT

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.

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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 NBC4 is shining a light on the subject by providing education, information and hope.

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