In a recent study, only 26% of attempts to make an appointment with a psychiatrist were successful.
Stressful family situations can lead to elevated levels of stress hormones and the future development of health problems.
It’s called “whatsmym3″ and it’s a test that can be taken daily to indicate signs of depression and other mental issues that could lead to suicide.
Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.
At the kiosk, users can type in answers to questions on a touchscreen. Results are analyzed, and referrals are printed for where you can get professional help if warranted.
To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.
Millions of families struggle with mental health issues. Doctors say they often feel ashamed or embarrassed. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on an event today aimed at fighting the stigma.
You can now get a blood pressure reading and may soon be able to find out if you need mental health counseling as you wait at the local pharmacy.
One Year After Newtown Tragedy, Lawmakers Shift Focus To Service Those Struggling With Mental Health Issues
From the tears over Newtown, Connecticut came vows to make change, so a nearly a year later you might wonder, have we made progress?
Could the bloodshed in Washington, D.C. have been prevented? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on that part of the story.
The hospital-based treatment program, led by renowned Internet-addiction expert and Psy.D. Kimberly Young, will be run by Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford, Allegheny County.
National leaders on mental health are meeting in Philadelphia beginning today to discuss ways to improve access to mental health treatment.
New Jersey’s new statewide hotline to aid those contemplating suicide got a lot of work in its first week on line.
Active Minds encourages college students to speak openly about mental health. With 400-plus chapters nationwide and more than a dozen in Philadelphia, the goal is to reduce mental health stigma and start the conversation early.
The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.