More than 90 percent of violent crimes — including shootings — would likely still occur even if every suspect with a mental health condition was stopped before they carried out an attack.
By Nsikan Akpan
A singer of remarkable power and range, Garland was one of the brightest stars. But she also suffered a lifetime of mental and physical health problems, fueled by addiction.
By Dr. Howard Markel
People in Florida’s panhandle are still grappling with the devastation from last October’s Hurricane Michael. The most powerful storm to hit the region in history left many residents homeless and in search of aid. Now, children in particular are facing…
By PBS NewsHour
A new documentary produced by our colleagues at Milwaukee PBS in collaboration with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel follows four young people from Wisconsin who are navigating mental health challenges. They’ve endured assault, bullying, incarceration and discrimination, and in some cases…
By Milwaukee PBS
On average, 20 U.S. military veterans daily die by suicide, and suicides among active duty personnel are increasing. A number of treatments for veterans with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder exist, but they have drawbacks. Special correspondent Mike Cerre looks…
By John Yang, Kira Wakeam
After a series of high-profile suicides last year, one restaurant owner in Sacramento, California, decided to confront a problem plaguing kitchens around the country. The fast-paced, high-pressure environment and often low wages can take its toll on workers' mental health.
By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News
The U.S. faces a growing shortage of mental health professionals trained to work with young people at a time when depression and anxiety are on the rise.
By April Simpson, Stateline
This spring's devastating Midwest floods increased concerns about the mental health and well-being of farmers who already were struggling with years of economic uncertainty.
By Melissa Bailey, JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
A six-month investigation by KHN and PBS NewsHour finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes.
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