She purchased individual insurance on the open market, not through the Affordable Care Act exchange. It didn’t cover mental health care.
Nonprescription use of stimulants is a growing problem for young people, bringing not only a risk of overdose and addiction but also damaging sleep disruption.
Laboratory studies have shown that prolonged exposure to high-intensity blue light damages retinal cells in mice. But, epidemiological studies on real people tell a different story.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among U.S. adults and the second leading cause among teens. The majority of suicides are completed using a firearm.
New findings about low-income adults with behavioral health conditions, mental health and substance use disorders, suggest importance of continuous coverage
Facing increased homelessness with many with severe mental illness living on the street, cities and states are taking a fresh look at involuntary commitment.
More than 7,000 people killed themselves inside U.S. jails and prisons between 2000 and 2014.
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Violence prevention experts support the ‘red flag’ laws but say most of the country’s local police forces are ill-equipped to identify potential shooters.
Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?
One-third of acts of mass violence–crimes in which four or more people were killed– since the 1990s were committed by people with a serious mental illness.
Firearm retailers in Washington state are willing to learn about suicide prevention and train their employees in how to spot and act on suicide warning signs.
An estimated 8 in 10 workers with a mental health condition don’t get treatment because of the shame and stigma associated with it.
At North Seattle Therapy & Counseling in Washington state, they’re seeing patients with anxiety or depression related to climate change and the Earth’s future.
Although diagnostic labels create the illusion of an explanation they are scientifically meaningless and can create stigma and prejudice, researchers say.