Mental Health

memorial stones at the Wildland Firefighters Monument at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, for wildland firefighters killed by a wildfire on June 30, 2013, near Yarnell, Ariz.
(AP Photo/Keith Ridler)
July 14, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Federal officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise have started making efforts to change that mindset after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
June 24, 2019 - 10:24 am
New technology is being utilized in Pittsburgh that will help treat individuals suffering with depression.
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, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco
(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2019 - 9:30 pm
San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors consider legislation Tuesday, June 4, 2019, allowing the city to force mentally ill drug addicts into housing and treatment for up to a year. Mayor London Breed says it's inhumane to let addicts languish on the streets, but homeless advocates say the measure is extreme and a violation of civil rights. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2019 - 9:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against the spirit of a city known for its fierce protection of civil rights. Several members of the Board of Supervisors voiced deep...
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
April 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Keeping up with technology is hard and the common joke a lot of parents make is that their young child “knows more about this stuff than I do”, but a local mental health counselor says it’s important that parents know about the devices their children are using.
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students participate in a Youth Aware of Mental Health session at Uplift Hampton Preparatory School in Dallas. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
(AP Photo/Benny Snyder)
February 09, 2019 - 1:13 pm
"It's kind of like 'Mental Health 101.' So they talk about depression and anxiety and just common mental health issues, and then I think the most important thing is they talk about what to do if you feel that way."
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United States' swimmer Michael Phelps
(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
January 08, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Michael Phelps is picking up more hardware — this time for what he's been doing outside the pool.
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U.S soldier looks through the scope of his weapon during a night patrol in Mandozai, in Khost province, Afghanistan
(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
November 15, 2018 - 7:01 pm
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.
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Teen with Autism Gets Supermarket Job After Helping Employee Stock Shelves
August 06, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Jack Ryan, a 17-year-old with Autism was just given a job at a Rouses Markets location, after his story warmed the hearts of millions.
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Supermarket Employee Makes 'Miracle' Moment Happen for a Teen with Autism
August 01, 2018 - 4:51 pm
Jack Ryan doesn’t work at this supermarket, but a kind-hearted employee still let the 17-year-old who has autism help stock the shelves.
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