Mental Health

Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaks at the National Press Club about a campaign to raise awareness on the risks of veterans suicide, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Associated Press
July 07, 2020 - 7:33 pm
Known as REACH, the government campaign is the core part of a $53 million, two-year effort announced by President Donald Trump to reduce suicide, particularly among veterans.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 09, 2020 - 3:07 pm
These podcasts will help give you those moments throughout the day to think about your mental health and work on having a moment of pause to reflect on yourself.
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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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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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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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The Federal Communications Commission is setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Once it's implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help, similar to calling 911 for emergencies or 311 for city services.
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Associated Press
December 12, 2019 - 6:41 pm
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to a question in the spin room after a Democratic presidential primary debate, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 26, 2019 - 4:05 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counseling. Harris will roll out her mental health platform Monday at a South Carolina event...
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November 19, 2019 - 11:30 am
A lifeline that could save countless veteran lives is one step closer to finally happening. This week, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the FCC move forward with establishing 988 as the national suicide prevention and mental health services hotline. “This crisis is...
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 04, 2019 - 12:35 pm
UnitedHealthcare fined $1 million after a state report found the company violated federal law that protects those with mental health disorders.
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