The mental health resources after a school shooting range from therapy dogs and grief counselors at school to support groups, art therapy and in-home counseling. But there is no blueprint for dealing with the trauma because each tragedy, survivor and community is different.
There’s a persistent discrepancy among black mothers, whose mortality rate is far higher than that for the general population. Several factors, including racism, are behind that disparity, according to health experts. The Black Maternal Health Caucus was created to combat this long-standing yet recently-publicized issue.
Keeping up with your health and fitness regimen while on vacation can be difficult, especially if the hotel is not equipped with all of your regular wellness needs. Thankfully, many hotels are meeting these needs more than ever.
The program aims to train teenagers how to recognize signs of mental health crisis, respond and get help. The training — scheduled to begin this spring — is described as a five-step plan, similar to CPR.
In the U.S., one in five adults live with a mental illness. Yet, despite the statistics, there is still a stigma when it comes to talking about mental health. One Northern Virginia resident is hoping to break that — and she’s doing it with live storytelling.
Many children today struggle with anxiety that goes beyond what’s considered normal and healthy. Here’s what you can do to help.
A new study has found that as digital media use has increased among teens who are part of Generation Z, aptly dubbed iGen, so have their feelings of loneliness and depression.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state’s 40 mental health centers are now all offering walk-in mental evaluations.
Researchers have found correlations between feelings of awe and immune system function. Beyond the physical benefits, those who live in awe tend to exhibit more humble behaviors.
Medical experts outline what millennials should know about health screenings in their 20s and 30s.
An egg is usually beaten but its Instagram account whipped up a lot of buzz last month, and on Super Bowl Sunday, its purpose was revealed: mental health awareness.
In his new book Dr. Bryan Robinson, creates a yearlong, transformative journey to a new and more relaxed self. He also offered these three tips to help condition your mind to process thoughts and situations on a daily basis.
A new study published this week in the Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research looked at whether there are specific activities on social media that are related to major depressive disorder in millennials. Here are the findings.
A survey by the National Alliance on Mental Illness found that 64 percent of people with mental illness reported that the holidays make their conditions worse. Here are some tips to take care of yourself and loved ones during the holidays.
Deeds was concerned about his son’s deteriorating mental condition and sought an emergency custody order, which authorized Michael Gentry to find a bed for Gus at a mental health facility. Gentry did not contact all of the nearly three dozen available facilities.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.