Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Millennials' Quest For Perfection Causing Mental Health Issues, Study SaysThe report, published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, draws a link between the number of young people being labeled as perfectionists and the rise in mental health issues being diagnosed.
Millennials: 'Snowflake' Label Hurts Our Mental Health, Study FindsAccording to a study, 74 percent of 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK felt the snowflake label could have a negative impact on someone's mental health.
Christmas Music Can Harm Your Mental Health, Psychologist SaysPsychologist Linda Blair claims the constant barrage of Christmas tunes too early in the season forces people to remember all the things they have to do before the holiday.
Movie Theater Shooting Suspect's Parents Hosting Local Mental Health SymposiumThe parents of a man convicted of a deadly shooting inside a movie theater in Colorado are working with Penn State officials to start a discussion about the importance of mental health care.
Vegetarians Are Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Depressed As Meat-Eaters, Study FindsVegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study.
Weed Could Be The Cure For Dementia, Study FindsA study has found that a key ingredient in weed, THC, effectively halted brain aging in mice.
President Obama To Sign Congressman Murphy's Mental Health Bill TodayPittsburgh-area Congressman Tim Murphy is in Washington today to watch President Barack Obama sign the 21st Century Cures healthcare reform package.
Congressman Tim Murphy's Mental Health Bill AdvancesThe U.S. House has overwhelmingly approved Congressman Tim Murphy's mental health reform bill. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week.
Psychologist Offers Way Of Dealing With Anxiety & Fear Of Recent ShootingsWith the recent shootings of black men by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota, along with the ambush in Dallas that left five police officers dead, many Americans are feeling a heightened sense of anxiety.
Vote On Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Bill Expected Next WeekRep. Tim Murphy has been working on his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act since December 2012 and when Congress reconvenes next week it could finally be up for a vote.