A new study shows that there has been a huge surge in overdose-related deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
A British judge has rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges.
Researchers behind a large study have found that loneliness might actually help strengthen parts of the brain tied to imagination, reminiscing and future planning — helping those cope with isolation.
A deadly virus, months of social unrest, and now more than a foot of snow? For people who've already had it, this is just about putting them over the edge. This is not the way 2020 was supposed to end. Or was it?
An 11-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound suffered during an online class.
A Gallup survey says people have so-called COVID fatigue.
A study analyzing COVID-19 cases in Kansas found that counties with a mask mandate slowed the spread of the virus, while counties without a mask requirement saw a dramatic increase in cases.
Researchers from Oxford in England have discovered that people infected with the coronavirus are also at risk of developing a psychiatric disorder.
The year 2020 has been the worst year ever for Americans’ sleep, according to new research.
YouTube views for guided meditation videos are up 40% since mid-March, according to Google parent company Alphabet.
To help children understand, parents can compare the outcome of the election to a child's favorite sports team winning or losing a big game.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says mental health workers will replace police officers in responding to some 911 calls in 2021.
Some experts say police brutality, the coronavirus pandemic, and other issues around race have increased anxiety levels among African Americans.
Recommended guidelines may not screen moms long enough for postpartum depression, the NIH said.
Mental health professionals across the nation say they're seeing a rise in anxiety due to the upcoming election.
The Good Dog Foundation now trains dog owners and their dogs to become therapy teams via Zoom classes.
While therapy animals are not a new concept, hugging cows in the name of wellness is gaining popularity not just in its origin country, but in the U.S. as well.
Social situations can play a role in how well a student excels in the traditional classroom versus learning from home.
The pandemic has disproportionately hit people of color so the burden of this life-changing event will affect Black and Hispanic children the most, according to a study.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked.