mental health

Talking with students about suicide prevention

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. The recent decision by Youtube star Logan Paul to post a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan prompted NewsHour Extra to use the incident to discuss suicide prevention.  Continue reading

Memphis police take specialized approach to mental illness

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The Memphis Police Department has pioneered a new program to better treat individuals experiencing mental health crises.
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Overcoming the stigma of mental illness in Pakistan

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Years of domestic turmoil and stigma around mental illness have left Pakistanis struggling to find mental health support. Continue reading

Medicine and spirituality combine to treat mental illness in India

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With over one billion people and only 5,000 psychiatrists in India, there is a huge gap in mental health treatment. Continue reading

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