Mental health

Some important New Year's Resolutions to ensure that you are happy and mentally strong in this new decade.

From Nene Leaks to Taraji P. Henson to Kerry Washington, here are 14 stars who weren't afraid to open up and share their personal journey with mental health issues.

Mental Health Days. We all need them. But, one school district in Oregon is making it a priority. Supporters of the new law said it will provide needed support for kids of all ages. According to Lane County Public Health’s recent healthy teens survey shows many of our students skip school because of mental health […]

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New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said police were "called to help a person in crisis." Sadly, things didn't end that way.

A 66-year-old woman was shot and killed by a police sergeant in her Bronx apartment after she allegedly charged at the sergeant with a baseball bat.

Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.

Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

NY launches mental health initiative for young children. Researchers say that children of color disproportionately lack access to quality mental health services.

In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also explaining how the Affordable Care Act works with patients to help get the care they need.