mental health

Tarrah Gibbons
July 28, 2020 - 4:13 pm
Educating kids about COVID-19 without scaring them into nightmares can be tricky, but parents need to have serious conversations with their children to keep them safe and calm. Here are tips to boost your child’s mental health.
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Jasmin Pierre poses for a photo with her smartphone app, in New Orleans, Thursday, July 2, 2020. Pierre, who survived multiple suicide attempts, doesn't want people struggling alone. She created The Safe Place, a free Black-oriented mental health app that's seen more signups during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Associated Press
July 13, 2020 - 12:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop her pain. Years of therapy brought progress, but the 31-year-old...
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Dreamstime
WWJ News
June 04, 2020 - 4:38 pm
“You cannot train, you cannot have policy, you cannot adjust culture, recruit, screen to a point where you guarantee you will not have failures in the profession,” Washtenaw County Sheriff, Jerry Clayton, said. “It comes with the fact that we hire human beings.”
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Lisa Fielding
May 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Northwestern said a new study, published May 20 in JAMA Psychiatry, states the collection of mobile apps called Intellicare offer special content to help people reduce the stress and anxiety of dealing with the pandemic.
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Jacquie Cadorette
May 06, 2020 - 2:00 pm
With mental wellbeing at the forefront of many people’s minds, RADIO.COM’s Cadence13 will be partnering with popular mindfulness and meditation leader Headspace to create a series of new and original podcasts.
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WWJ News
May 01, 2020 - 1:11 pm
"We know that not only do adults deal with the mental health challenges that take place in life in general, but also our youth deal with that."
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Alan Scaia
April 28, 2020 - 12:01 pm
A growing part of the medical industry has seen an increase in demand because of COVID-19. Therapists say more people are seeking out remote mental health counseling as they deal with uncertainty related to the virus. Read more.
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Tarrah Gibbons
April 21, 2020 - 3:57 pm
More people across the United States are taking anti-anxiety medications as the coronavirus continues to spread. A new report says prescriptions for these medicines are spiking amid the coronavirus.
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Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marquis Whitehead
Abbie Bennett
April 13, 2020 - 11:49 am
Thousands of veterans are now getting their mental health care digitally or over the phone, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Jacquie Cadorette
April 05, 2020 - 2:28 pm
As cases of coronavirus continue to climb across the country, mental health professionals become exceedingly overwhelmed with people looking for extra support during this trying time. See the details.
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