Very young children who endure neglect, abuse and dysfunctional home lives go on to struggle as kindergartners, leaving them at risk for more difficult years as adolescents and adults, a new study finds.
By Ellen Wexler, Inside Higher Ed
Colleges should track the well-being of students, including how specific groups are faring, according to the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
Paige Bellenbaum, who battled severe postpartum depression, said Tuesday's announcement by a government-appointed task force, which recommends depression screenings for women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth, was a step in the right direction in the fight…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's plan to strengthen controls on guns in the U.S. is meeting swift resistance from gun rights groups, Republicans and even a few Democrats who say it's up to Congress to enact new policies on firearms.
For decades, the Memphis Police Department has pioneered a model to better serve people experiencing a mental health crisis. The "Memphis Model," which aims to keep both officers and citizens safe and send fewer people to jail, has spread to…
By Jaclyn Diaz and Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
For people living with a mental illness, factors such as isolation, stigma, delayed care and inadequate community support can be barriers to living well. Join @NewsHour for a Twitter chat to discuss these issues at 1 p.m. EDT Friday.
The Duval County Detention Center in Jacksonville, Florida, where teenagers who have been arrested wait to be arraigned or sent on to long-term facilities, has enacted a set of reforms by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice over the last…
Rates of anxiety and depression among college students in the U.S. have soared in the past decade. In response, schools are trying to figure out the right course of treatment, counseling and intervention. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Micky Sharma, director…
By PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, migrants and refugees from nations in turmoil push for passage inside Europe. Also; Ukraine struggles to slow down violence in the east, the FBI warns of antiquities plundered by the Islamic State, doctors and lawyers join…
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