Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
TicTacGo is a thriving online community for young adults with developmental disabilities. It has hundreds of members and is growing. Meet the man who started it.
Amy McCambridge-Steppe and her husband Mark Steppe, both veterans, founded the Unbridled Heroes Project. Last year, they rescued four wild mustangs from government round-ups in Nevada and Wyoming and brought the horses to New Jersey.
The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new fundraiser stamp to benefit veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The holidays aren't always joyous. For many people who are grieving, getting through the festivities is really hard.
Some millennials want to bring an end to the "Secret Santa" office holiday tradition because it "gives them anxiety," a recent study found.
Experts are exploring the possibilities of using artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat mental health problems.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue in Florida is expanding a program to help the men and women of the department. The group is working with the county's animal services and the Greyhound Association to adopt dogs of different breeds to be trained as station therapy dogs.
For the next three weeks, the Brooklyn Museum is showcasing artwork by artists living with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.
If you had asked Michelle Poler 10 years ago if she’d ever try skydiving, the answer would likely have been no. But when she moved to New York in 2014 from Venezuela, Poler jump-started a movement that not only empowered herself, but thousands of others to step outside of their comfort zones.
Motivational speaker Michelle Poler decided to face her fears and tackle 100 different challenges that scared her the most, titling her project "100 Days Without Fear." She sits down with FOX 5 NY to discuss her experience and how we can all learn to live a braver life.
Narcissism — one of the three malevolent personality traits which comprise the “dark triad” in psychology — may actually have certain protective benefits against stress and mood disorders, such as depression.
This Veteran’s Day weekend a special dog will be celebrated. Ricochet is a surfing therapy dog who helps wounded warriors, service members and veterans with PTSD.
New York City's annual Veterans Day Parade is on Monday, Nov. 11. Zachary Iscol will be one of the grand marshals at the parade. The decorated Marine veteran is the co-founder of Headstrong, an organization that provides free mental health care to former service men and women, and Task and Purpose, a publication by and for veterans and members of the military.
While it seems holiday decorations go up earlier and earlier every year, research may prove that decorating early could actually be good for your mental health.
In today's world, we know how important it is to keep a positive mindset.
A new program called “Finest Care” has been announced by the NYPD and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The program is aimed at providing mental health assistance for police officers in New York City.
The new "Finest Care" program will offer members of the NYPD free, confidential mental health care.
The city of New York is attempting to change the way we think about and respond to the mentally ill.
In the wake of brutal attacks in both Chinatown and Queens, New York City now says it will review how it uses “Kendra’s Law,” a law that gives courts the authority to order psychiatric treatment.