Social distancing is necessary to slow the spread of corona virus, but there are consequences of alienating older adults.
The number of domestic violence cases at Georgia hospitals has increased and reports of child abuse have dramatically dropped, according to Gov. Brian Kemp.
Staying at home in quarantine can impact teens and adults in different ways, and one family therapist has some tips to help your family stay home more peacefully.
Cook Children's Medical Center says it has treated seven cases of severe child abuse in the last week. Two of those children died from their injuries.
Advocates against domestic violence say isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak can increase the risk of violence in households.
As kids are kept home from school, they may suffer anxiety and depression, but here are some tips to keep their mental health strong.
The coronavirus has uprooted millions of lives, cancelled events and gatherings galore. All that information can cause anxiety. Here's how to curb it:
Following half-a-dozen student deaths by suicide in Blaine, MN, police, parents and area schools are stepping up to make changes and get help to young adults who need it.
Under "Project Tsukurou," Fishtown's Crown and Feather Tattoo Co. offers free services for self-harm victims who want to turn their scars into art.
A six-year-old girl who allegedly acted out in her special-needs class on February 4 was held at a mental health center in Jacksonville, Florida, without seeing her mother for two days, according to the Florida Times-Union.
The dreaded mid-life crisis may be a response to life’s peak of misery, according to a study published Monday in the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Growing up with a pet dog may have protective benefits against developing schizophrenia later in life, yet another reason to call Fido "man's best friend."
Signs you may be experiencing "holiday blues" include fatigue, losing interest in activities you normally enjoy, trouble making decisions or concentrating, withdrawing from friends and family, anger, irritability, and sadness.
One psychologist suggests that Christmas music can have a negative impact on your mental health.
A new kind of thrift store is open in metro Atlanta, the goal to help raise money to provide counseling services for first responders. It was started by fire department chaplains who have opened the program up to all public safety members.
In an exclusive investigation, FOX 11 went undercover to Skid Row, embedding with a Los Angeles County mental health team tasked with helping the most vulnerable on the streets in a system the team and a County Supervisor say is 'broken.'
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new fundraiser stamp to benefit veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Edwin Villalta’s treatment and the events that led to his death not only haunt his family to this day, they raise serious questions about how county jails across the state care for people with mental illness and how they use isolation cells. Villalta’s story also sheds light on California’s lax laws governing the amount of time inmates can be held in solitary confinement.
Narcissism — one of the three malevolent personality traits which comprise the “dark triad” in psychology — may actually have certain protective benefits against stress and mood disorders, such as depression.