mental health

What can we learn from the Stoneman school shooting?

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This NewsHour Extra lesson provides teachers with a summary and discussion questions about Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed. 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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