The members of the Federal Parity Task Force, under the leadership of the White House Domestic Policy Council, presented a final report to the President on October 27, 2016.
Colleges and universities generally try to make information about mental health services accessible to students. But at Northwestern University, students may start seeing such information in a surprising place: syllabi.
Chicago is bolstering its response to emergencies involving people suffering from mental illness to address glaring deficiencies laid bare by the Justice Department.
Esteban Santiago, the 26-year-old man held in the fatal shootings last week at Fort Lauderdale's airport, reportedly has a history of mental difficulties and it's tempting to assume they explain the crime. Experts say: Don't. Read more...
A growing awareness of addiction and mental illness as diseases often found in the same person, coupled with new efforts to ensure treatments are covered by insurance has in recent years led to a flood of people nationwide seeking treatment...
There is a preponderance of evidence that the current approach to health care does not address the root causes of poor health and that we must immediately incorporate pro-active approaches that impact the future as well as the present. One...
So long as pop culture keeps turning the mentally ill into otherworldly creatures and mythical figures, the everyday, complicated, human stories of people living with mental illness will never be told.
Mental illness, looks like unmade beds, unwashed hair, personal hygiene that somehow gets lost in time… The energy and the will to have a shower, to brush your teeth, to eat something, has long but faded to the back of...
Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine and his brother Harry urged Britons on Tuesday to talk more openly about mental health issues, saying too many people suffer in silence.
Paul Yip hopes the next chief executive will use innovative methods and community resources to address mental health concerns in a shared society ideal.
People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 percent more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, according to a study headed by UC San Francisco.
Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.
A December 2016 report showed that for the first time in 20 years, life expectancy in the United States has declined, particularly in small cities and rural areas, where people are dying at much higher rates.