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'Sleep drunkenness' affects 1 in 7, mostly sufferers of other disorders

"Sleep drunkenness" affects 1 in 7 people, many of them sufferers of mental illness who take medication, a new study shows.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:58pm EDT

Tags: sleep drunkenness, sleep, insomnia

Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: teens, exercise, Paula Wolfson, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Mental health classes teach value of early intervention

The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: Alexandria, mental health classes, Kathy Stewart

Deeds: 'We're going to remake the system'

Friday - 05/30/2014, 09:37am EDT

Tags: Creigh Deeds,

Sen. Creigh Deeds pushes for change to mental health system laws

The D.C. area has recently been rocked by a series of cases in which young people ended their lives. Now, a Virginia state senator, whose son took his own life, is pressing ahead with efforts to address the sensitive issue.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Creigh Deeds, Sen. Creigh Deeds, mental health system, Virginia

Senator: 'Real work lies ahead' on mental health

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:17pm EDT

Tags: Creigh Deeds,

Va. launches online psychiatric bed registry

Virginia mental health workers have a new tool to find psychiatric beds for people being held for treatment under emergency custody orders.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:35pm EST

Tags: emergency custody order, psychiatric beds

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