mental health


A homeless U.S. military veteran stands in line for free winter clothing at an event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs back in 2011 in Denver, Colorado.

New report ranks best cities for veterans to live in

Nov 11, 2015
Irvine, California ranked no. 1.
Posted In: veterans, veterans affairs, mental health
Because the Cook County Jail in Chicago has become a de facto psychiatric hospital, recognizing and managing mental health issues among inmates has become an important part of training at the corrections officers training academy.

Officer training for mental health in short supply

Jun 30, 2015
A large number of inmates have a serious mental illnesses.
Posted In: mental health, jail, criminal justice

Calls for action against mental health discrimination

Apr 1, 2015
A new report says health insurance plans still discriminate against mentally ill.
Posted In: mental health, Affordable Care Act, health insurance
Facebook and mental health experts are collaborating in efforts to prevent suicides.

Facebook expands suicide prevention efforts

Feb 26, 2015
New tools for users with troubling activity and the friends who report them.
Posted In: Facebook, suicide, mental health
A real human brain is seen on display as part of a previous exhibit at the At-Bristol Science Centre in England. World Mental Health Day takes place Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

How companies help workers with their mental health

Oct 10, 2014
Only 45 percent say they get help from employers to meet mental health needs.
Posted In: mental health, world mental health day, global health

Mental health parity opens new business opportunities

Jun 27, 2014
New rules mean it will be easier for millions to get mental health treatment.
Posted In: mental health, health insurance

The value of negative thinking

May 26, 2014
Turns out anxiety actually has benefits in the business world.
Posted In: mental health

Is too much financial news affecting your health?

Jan 16, 2014
New research finds a strong link between daily stock returns and hospital admissions.
Posted In: stocks, financial news, hospitalizations, Health, mental health

Using virtual reality video games to treat PTSD

Dec 5, 2013
Virtual reality simulations are being used to treat soldiers with a kind of therapy that predates the technology.
Posted In: mental health, PTSD, video games, virtual reality

Video games and the autism spectrum

Dec 3, 2013
Video games can help people on and off the autism spectrum interact physically and socially.
Posted In: video games, mental health