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Nov 29, 2018

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

You can go to Walmart to buy toothpaste and shampoo, order glasses or fulfill a drug prescription. Now, some customers can also get therapy, Today.com reported. A new outpatient mental health clinic has opened...

Apr 19, 2018

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Soldiers are more at risk of suicide when they're repeatedly deployed with six months or less between rotations, and when they're sent to war too soon after they join the service, new research shows. Dr. Robert

Oct 3, 2017

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

Feeling overwhelmed, powerless or angry as you watch news of another mass shooting, this one in Las Vegas? Those feelings are normal, even for people who don't have ties to Nevada or anyone there, according...

Sep 15, 2017

UCLA Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

UCLA Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

UCLA will for the first time offer free mental health screening and treatment, if needed, to nearly 10,000 incoming freshmen and transfer students, it was announced today.

May 4, 2017

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic Medalists Raise Awareness About Kids' Mental Health

Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Thursday to raise awareness about children’s mental health.

Aug 20, 2016

Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Skyrocket 636% in Philadelphia

Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Skyrocket 636% in Philadelphia

A disturbing 636 percent increase in overdoses from the medical-grade opioid fentanyl in Philadelphia has city health officials warning medical professionals and the public about the increased pervasiveness...

Jul 16, 2014

LA County Adopts Laura's Law for Mental Health Treatment

LA County Adopts Laura's Law for Mental Health Treatment

Laura's Law, passed in 2002 by the state and adopted by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, allows for family members to seek court ordered treatment for people who are repeatedly jailed...

Jan 13, 2014

At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's Warning Signs

At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's Warning Signs

Most memory problems are not due to Alzheimer’s. But when forgetfulness is caused by the disease, early treatment can make a major difference in quality of life.

Sep 27, 2013

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Mar 25, 2009

How to Graduate from The "College of the Overwhelmed"

How to Graduate from The "College of the Overwhelmed"

Tough times are especially tough for college kids.

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