Former NYPD officer and first responder Joe Thompson recalls the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A recent study published in JAMA Neurology, stemming from PET scans among 4,417 older adults with normal cognition, indicated short sleep of 6 hours or less was linked to a higher burden of the amyloid-beta protein; toxic buildup of amyloid is believed to serve as a precursor for Alzheimer's disease.
The 9/11 Ride of Hope will take 20 active, retired and surviving family members of first responders on a bike ride from New York City to Arlington, Va.
World Suicide Prevention Day aims to bring awareness about prevention worldwide. Here’s who to help someone who may be struggling.
A new study suggests people can decrease negative emotions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic if they can adapt to a new perspective.
Beginning next year, students in Illinois schools will be able to take up to five excused mental or behavioral health days.
Thousands of Texas veterans suffering often life-threatening post-traumatic stress disorder can now legally access medical cannabis to ease the symptoms.
More than half of working professionals in the U.S. are facing anxiety ahead of the workweek.
City of Morrow police officers helped save the life of a man who was considering taking his own life.
Attorneys said the man was in the middle of a mental health crisis and a neighbor called 911 to ask for an ambulance to pick him up. Instead, it was police officers who responded.
Simone Biles cited mental health struggles for pulling out of Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competitions, highlighting an ongoing discussion in sports.
In 2020, the world was sadder, angrier, more worried and more stressed than it has been in the past 15 years.
The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office now has its own mental health task force. Sheriff Keybo Taylor said the goal is to help stop the criminalization of mental illness.
A group of therapists in Atlanta are offering free conflict resolution therapy as a part of Minority Mental Health Month.
Dr. Janet Woodcock, the acting head of the FDA, is calling for a review of highly unusual contacts between her agency’s drug reviewers and the maker of a controversial new Alzheimer’s drug.
A new academic paper suggests that smart technology is not making people dumber but is, in fact, allowing people to free up brain space to learn and retain more information.
The Atlanta Police Department said it is expanding its Policing Alternatives & Diversion Initiative to increase support of residents experiencing extreme poverty, problematic substance use or mental health concerns.
The city is working on two treatment programs. One will target non-violent offenders, the other will focus on DUI cases. The city's Solicitor said having someone with a mental illness or substance abuse problems sitting in jail isn't going to any good.
A recent report from the Pew Research Center found that COVID-19 accounted for more lost years of life among Americans than all accidental deaths combined in 2020.
Half of all American and Canadian workers said that COVID has affected them "a lot," according to a survey.