People with an opioid addiction are at much higher risk for suicide than the rest of the population.
Veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression much sooner than veterans before 9/11
In the past 18 months, three suicides occurred at assisted living centers in Wenatchee.
More than a third of those visits involved a diagnosis of mental illness.
Some hospitals opening emergency units that address the unique needs of psychiatric patients.
Insurers, health care systems, and social service agencies are working to address social isolation in seniors.
Although “connecting” online, may young people report feeling lonely.
Any infection in the mother during pregnancy may increase a child’s risk of autism and depression.
Elevated hormones from childbirth — plus sleep deprivation — can trigger confusion and paranoia.