A study finds small but meaningful declines in personality traits that help us navigate social situations, trust others, think creatively, and act responsibly. Young people were especially affected.
Experts say treatment that focuses on so-called 'invisible wounds of war,' such as substance use and post-traumatic stress disorders, is improving the quality of life for veterans. That’s likely contributing to the declining rate of suicide among former service members here in Georgia.
Children who are regularly exposed to gun violence can struggle with feelings of hopelessness and anxiety. There's a lot communities and after-school programs can do to help.
Georgians are using the new national mental health crisis line 988.
According to the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in the first 45 days, 476 calls resulted in rescues of people whose lives were believed to be in danger.
“Investing in mental healthcare saves lives and dollars — we have known this for decades, but until now did not fully understand the monumental impacts of neglecting to act,” said Daniel Dawes, professor and executive director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine.
Is "quiet quitting" about being lazy or setting healthy boundaries? Is it even real? We dig into the data and ask workers themselves about what it means to them.
Mental health advocates say the numbers are encouraging, but there's more work to be done to build up state and local resources.
The mid-July launch of a new three-digit national suicide prevention phone line has driven an increase in call volume in Georgia, with a disproportionate number of callers dialing in from rural counties.
Data shows Georgia has one school psychologist for every 6,390 students. The recommended ratio is 1 to 500.
Parker's House positions itself as a bridge between homelessness and long-term housing.
Heat waves, drought, massive storms. The bad news just keeps coming and there's no denying these issues are anxiety-provoking. If you feel that way, you're not alone.
After the disruption and trauma of the pandemic, educators say kids still need added support this year. In some schools, they're making emotional wellness part of the curriculum.
John Wall has spent more than a decade in NBA and has been named an All-Star. But he says a series of injuries and personal hardships took a toll on his mental state.
Lots of people struggle to put their phone down. And lots of solutions say to just log off, but it's not always that easy. NPR's Life Kit has tips on how to log off.
In a mental health crisis, a conversation with an empathetic listener can be live-saving. But when someone needs in-person help, there's a shortage of resources in many parts of the country.