Gov. Wolf Launches 'Reach Out PA,' Mental Health InitiativeA sweeping effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions has been announced by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.
'Your Mental Health Matters': Governor Tom Wolf Outlines Effort To Bolster Mental Health ServicesA broad effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions of mental illness was announced Thursday by Pennsylvania’s governor.
Wolf Administration Provides Resources For Mental Health, Substance Use DisordersThe Wolf Administration is letting individuals of mental health and substance use disorder know about some available resources.
FCC Approves 3-Digit Number For Suicide Prevention HotlineThe Federal Communications Commission is moving ahead with plans to designate a three-digit number to reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988.
Report: 100,000-Plus People Admitted Into Pa. Hospitals Last Year For Mental HealthMore than 100,000 people were taken to hospitals in Pennsylvania last year for a mental health disorder.
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.