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.
Survey Finds That Most Large Public Colleges Don't Track SuicidesNearly half of the largest public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.
Mental Health Expert On Church Shooting: 'That Person, With Or Without A Gun, Is Going To Kill'Mental health professionals in North Texas said Monday that with each mass killing, there is more awareness of the role mental health plays.
Some Texas Psychologists Offer Free Help To Harvey VictimsMore than 100 psychologists in Texas have volunteered to provide free therapy sessions to people affected by Harvey. It has been a month since the storm made landfall along the Gulf Coast.
Hearing Is Believing: Speech May Be Clue To Mental DeclineYour speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline.
Facebook Aims To Save Lives With New ActionsAfter a teenager's suicide attempt was streamed live online, mental health experts and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are further investigating how to use social media as a possible platform to save lives.
Armed Man With Mask Arrested For Making Threats To PolicePolice in Dallas arrested a masked man who they say was armed with two loaded handguns and five clips and threatened officers at the Southwest Patrol Bureau.
FDA-Approved Implant Helping Patients Battle Opioid AddictionRecently, the FDA approved an implant that delivers a slow, but steady dose of buprenorphine during six months. It’s called a Probuphine implant.
Former Postal Workers Busted After Bilking Millions From The GovernmentMcArthur Baker, 69, and Tonya Evans, 52, were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. with respect to claims and one count of false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ compensation.