The House overwhelmingly passed a far-reaching measure on Wednesday to increase funding for research into cancer and other diseases and address weaknesses in the nation’s mental health systems.
An Army review concludes that commanders did nothing wrong when they kicked out more than 22,000 soldiers for misconduct after they came back from Iraq or Afghanistan.
According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's annual count, homelessness in Texas dropped by almost 42 percent from 2007 to 2016 - a period when the state's overall population grew 13 percent.
This new approach—if it were to become widespread—could profoundly impact the criminal-justice system, where addicts often end up.
After psychosis, many young people are unable to get their life back on track—they never finish school or get another job, they begin cycles of repeated hospitalizations or incarceration.
All children should get health maintenance visits for immunizations and other preventative services and have round-the-clock availability of emergency services and timely access to subspecialists.
Young people face unprecedented social pressures, leading to serious psychological distress. Society’s response has been inadequate.
A new book teaches the alarming lesson that all attempts at reforming solitary confinement have merely enabled the practice to continue.
Mental health is one of the less prioritised areas in the health care sector of Nepal. There is currently only one center providing mental health services and it does not have the capacity to reach the larger population.
Emma Jane Kirby reports from south London about a scheme that involves teaching primary schoolchildren about mental health through fun games and workbooks.
In its debut performance, a powerful new genetic engineering tool has revealed secrets of functionally distinct brain circuits for social fear and aggression in mice.
We somehow assume that the dark days of winter drive the at-risk individuals to extreme behaviors. However, suicide is at its lowest rate during the month of December – it peaks in Spring and in Autumn.
Natasha Tracy is an award-winning writer and speaker living with bipolar disorder. She has written more than 1000 articles on mental health and is considered a subject matter expert in bipolar disorder.