State Rep. Dan Frankel Holds Hearing At University Of Pittsburgh On Gun ViolenceState Representative Dan Frankel said he is doing what he can to put an end to gun violence.
Kidsburgh: Schools Hoping To Reduce Students' Stress, Anxiety With Mindfulness LessonsSchool is starting, and there's a new subject being taught in addition to math, English and social studies -- mindfulness.
Study: Social Media May Harm Teens' Mental HealthSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls.
New Medication Showing Promise For New Moms Suffering From Postpartum DepressionA new medication, which is given using an IV, is showing promising results for new moms suffering from postpartum depression.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
Task Force Urges Doctors To Screen All Adults For DepressionA government screening advisory panel is recommending that as part of routine health care - all adults be screened for depression, which is a big public health problem.