Most of the attention around the biomedical bill President Obama signed on Tuesday has focused on faster drug approval and new money for research. But included within the massive piece of legislation are measures for mental health care. William Brangham…
By Melody Schreiber, STAT
Suicide is a growing problem among the indigenous Sami of Sweden. Many work as reindeer herders, and feel acute anxiety about the effects of climate change.
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Over the past three years, the sprawling VA system has come under fire from Congress and the media because veterans were waiting too long to see a doctor. Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has…
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
More than 1,300 lobbyists roamed the halls of Congress on the 21st Century Cures Act, and disclosure reports show most of them were working for pharmaceutical companies.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
Donald Trump will take office in January with strong support among veterans, and he’s made reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs a key part of his platform.
By PBS NewsHour
By Corinne Segal
Psychiatric beds have been a disappearing resource for suicidal patients in recent years.
By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
School has been a real challenge for them. That’s not unusual for the 1 in 5 children with a mental illness. They often suffer anxiety, difficulty focusing and social challenges.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Clinton's campaign released a multi-pronged approach to mental health care on Monday, aimed at ensuring that Americans would no longer separate mental health from physical health in terms of access, care and quality of treatment.
Now five years old, the war in Syria has taken an immense emotional and physical toll on those close to the fighting. Nisreen Katbi fled from Syria to Jordan four years ago and now runs a center that helps fellow…
Support Provided By: Learn more