DeKalb County will hold a mental health fair this week to educate the community about resources available to assist them and their loved ones in the event of a crisis.
Decades of living with bipolar disorder was "training" for the coronavirus pandemic, says Terri Cheney, whose new book shares lessons for navigating mental illness — and the times we live in.
Efforts are growing to remove or reduce the role of police in responding to people in a mental health crisis. Critics and proponents alike say a widely adopted program has too often failed.
Researchers were able to mimic the mind-altering effects of the drug ketamine by inducing a particular rhythm in one area of the brain.
Shukri Said was shot and killed by Johns Creek police in 2018 while experiencing a mental health crisis. The death of Shukri Said is something mental health advocates believe could have been avoided.
Eating disorders strike nearly 1 in 10 Americans, with the second-highest death rate of all psychiatric disorders. The pandemic's food insecurity, stockpiling and stress are triggering flare-ups.
Eating disorders are thriving during the pandemic. Both food scarcity and stockpiling can be a trigger — especially for those with past trauma related to restrictive or binge eating.
Mayor Lovely Warren vows to move some mental health services funds away from police. Daniel Prude died a week after officers pinned him on the ground, responding to a mental health crisis call.
Three experts share advice on how to help the older people in our lives — parents, grandparents, neighbors, relatives, friends — feel comfortable and safe in the pandemic.
Celebrations, milestones and daily routines happen whether we're ready or not, and the summer of 2020 was no different. As Americans sought relief in an ongoing pandemic, they got creative.
Mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been profound, researchers find. Nearly 25% of Americans are depressed, particularly those who have low incomes and have lost a job or a loved one.
One of the strongest mental health parity laws in the U.S. is on the governor's desk. It aims to help more than 13 million Californians — including those with milder mental illness and addictions.
With less structure and supervision than is typically provided inside a classroom, remote classes lean hard on already stressed parents to help students with ADHD stay focused and engaged.
California lawmakers cleared a bill for one of the country's strongest mental health parity laws. If signed, it would improve insurance coverage for substance use disorders and addiction.
Doctors are researching why some patients remain unconscious for days or weeks, even after sedating drugs are withdrawn. They also worry that these patients aren't being given time to recover.