An increasing number of Washington youth report feeling so sad or hopeless they stopped a usual activity or seriously considered suicide in the past year.
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.
The Seattle public school, known as a recovery school, is designed for students learning to lead lives of sobriety while they earn their diplomas.
Suicides and drug overdoses kill US adults at twice the rate today as they did just nearly two decades ago.
In recent years an “athletic ideal” – characterized by muscle tone and power – has emerged as an alternative conception of beauty.
In 2016, King County saw an unprecedented jump in overdose deaths, a trend fueled by the increase in opiate use, particularly in combination with other drugs.