Veterans do not need to be enrolled in the VA system for the new policy, which includes inpatient care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days.
Scientists looked at data from over 3,500 high school students and followed their health over the course of 20 years.
The 988 mental health helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched — with over 2 million calls, texts and chat messages pouring in.
Researchers said habitual social media checking in teens is impacting their brain development at a time when they're already going through "significant structural and functional reorganization."
Five people were killed and 17 wounded in the Nov. 19 attack at Club Q in Colorado Springs.
The findings come from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, which created TikTok accounts for fictitious young people living in the U.S., Britain, Canada and Australia.
Stephen "tWitch" Boss died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text HOME to 741-741 (Crisis Text Line).
Stephen 'tWitch' Boss appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" from 2014 until its conclusion earlier this year.
"It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us," Boss' wife, Allison Holker, said in a statement.
Former U.S. Representative Karen Bass was sworn in as the 43rd mayor of Los Angeles. In doing so, she became the first woman and second Black person to lead the city. In her inauguration speech, Bass reiterated her plan to tackle the homeless crisis, one of pillars of her campaign. During her campaign, Bass repeatedly stressed that homelessness and public safety were the two key issues at the top of her agenda as mayor. One of her campaign promises was to house 15,000 people by the end of her first year, as well as build more temporary, affordable, and permanent housing. Her goals also included ending street encampments, reducing homelessness and focusing on mental health and substance abuse services.
The singer-songwriter opened up to the crowd at her Vegas residency, telling fans she has restarted therapy “to make sure I can give you everything."
Some of the children witnessed how Russian soldiers invaded their hometowns and beat their relatives, while others are related to those on the front lines.
Parents say that their children are so addicted to the game that they don't sleep, eat or shower.
The study found an association across race/ethnicity and gender, but women may benefit slightly more from the health-protective benefits of having a sense of purpose.
LiveNOW's Rain Augustine chats with FOX 5 New York's Morgan McKay.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued April 2022 guidance saying every child 8 and older should be screened for anxiety and those 12 and older for depression.
White House Press Secretary Psaki said in reference to Oprah's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that discussing mental health issues takes courage.
An August report suggests the COVID-19 outbreak has profoundly impacted sleep and mental health for people around the world.
The figured were released by the World Health Organization ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10.
Emergency rooms are seeing an alarming increase in child and teen emergency room visits for suicidal thoughts and attempts, a new study from JAMA Pediatrics has found.