Experts Say Too Much Bad News Can Actually Make You SickOur brains are equipped to handle stress relating to trauma. However, constant exposure to trauma can derail our ability to cope and hinder our ability to return to a relaxed state.
Gov. Abbott Supports 2 Gun Rules After ShootingGov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Texas Mental Health Counselors Waiting Months To Be LicensedFrom a lack of access to treatment to a shortage of beds at state hospitals, advocates say there's a major mental health crisis in Texas. But Consumer Justice found thousands of qualified people who want to help, can't.
Man Who Tried To Drown Himself Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA pool worker in Virginia who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him, because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Woman Sets Car Afire With Children Inside: 'We're Going To See Jesus'Authorities in Houston have taken a woman into custody after witnesses reported she set her car on fire as she sat inside with her three children.
Mariah Carey No Longer In Denial About Her Bipolar DisorderMariah Carey said that she is no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder. She was first diagnosed after a physical and mental breakdown in 2001.
Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin Opens Up About DepressionMoments of Olympic glory are flashed around the world. But there's a counterpoint to the happy podium wave, when the adrenalin rush is gone and you're left with the humdrum of everyday life.
Immigrant Detainee Who Alleged Abuse To Receive TherapyA federal judge agreed to outside mental-health treatment for a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Dallas Taking New Approach To 911 Calls Regarding Mental Health IssuesA pilot program creates three-person teams made up of a police officer, a paramedic and health specialist from Parkland Hospital.
Millennials' Quest For Perfection Causing Mental Health Issues, Study SaysThe report, published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, draws a link between the number of young people being labeled as perfectionists and the rise in mental health issues being diagnosed.