More than half say they're not taking new patients, in a new survey. They report their existing patients need more attention for complex problems, and many keep months-long waitlists.
A small study found that electrically stimulating an area deep in the brain allowed people with severe traumatic brain injuries to complete a cognitive test more quickly.
We all feel lonely at some point, but long-term social isolation can damage our mental and physical health. A new book called Project UnLonely shows how creative expression can foster friendships.
Should you stress about getting eight hours of sleep a night? Nope! Some experts say skip the worry and focus on keeping a consistent sleep schedule instead.
The Macon Mental Health Matters initiative includes mental health counseling for both individuals and families, financial counseling, conflict resolution and non-traditional mental health activities like yoga, pop-up gyms, training, and parenting. These services are offered in the community at no cost to the client. And they increase the opportunity for access to care.
One common decongestant, phenylephrine, was found ineffective this fall. Doctors are skeptical about the rest of the over-the-counter cold cures lineup.
HealthySteps is an intervention where new parents get practical help with their lives, allowing them to create stable, nurturing bonds with their babies. It all starts at the baby's checkups.
Provisional data from 2022 showed a bright spot in the trend of rising suicides in the U.S.
Insurance coverage of mental health is the law now, and The Carter Center through an awareness campaign is driving people to a website that provides specific instructions to go access mental health services.
Doomscrolling won't help the people who are suffering and it might put you into a state of chronic stress. A psychiatrist who works with trauma shares advice for how to process global tragedy.
After 40 years of living and travelling together, a writer considers a trip without his wife. He can't explain where he's going or why he can't bring her along.
The former first lady fought with persistence to put care for mental and physical health on equal footing and to eliminate discrimination toward people with mental illnesses.
Don't skip Friendsgiving. A large new study confirms that close friendships are vital to our health. But BFFs tend to share certain vices, too.
The wife of former President Jimmy Carter was 96 years old. She spent decades as a prominent advocate for mental health and professionalized the role of first lady.
Rates of suicide among Black men and boys in the U.S. are increasing faster than among any other group. Actor Courtney B. Vance and Robin L. Smith (aka "Dr. Robin") address the crisis in a new book.