Suicide attempts among adolescents increased 31% amid the COVID-19 pandemic and over 50% of that was among females, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Sesame Workshop conducted a study that showed that kids are much more aware of race and racism than we give them credit for.
Athletes voiced their support following Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open, prompting the leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments to address players’ concerns about mental health.
Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open on Monday amid scrutiny over her decision to skip press conferences, citing mental health concerns as a reason for her decision.
Online networks and other groups are trying to help minorities connect with therapists who look like them.
As our various cities, states, regions, and nations start to reopen at full capacity, we don't even know what this new moment means or what it might look like in a post-pandemic era.
The ongoing pandemic has made access to mental health services more necessary than ever, though new reports suggest Americans aren’t getting the care they need.
The subway system has an image problem to contend with since the start of the pandemic. The mayor's office and NYPD said overall crime is down on the subway. But per million riders, major felonies are up.
Women sometimes feel like they are in the crossfire of mixed messages about how their bodies should look.
Mental health experts are noticing a new phenomenon: anxiety about life after COVID-19. As restrictions are lifted and activities resume, normal may not feel so "normal" anymore.
The pandemic is making it harder to be a teenager. Remote learning is keeping many isolated, and for some, their mental health is being affected.
Researchers say they found a way to tell from a person’s blood how severe their depression is, the risk of developing severe depression in the future and the risk of future bipolar disorder.
Michael Carbonaro, 26, didn't speak until he was 4 when he saw ice skating on TV and told his mother that's what he wanted to do.
One of the most famous examples of the so-called bystander effect is the 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese. Her neighbors in Kew Gardens, Queens, heard her screaming but did not help.
One year after the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools nationwide, a CDC survey released Thursday shows that remote learning has taken a toll on the mental and physical health of both parents and children.
A Spanish political party’s proposal for an experimental four-day workweek was accepted by Spain’s government, which is hoping to help the country achieve a better work/life balance.
Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, we have had more time to sit and ruminate. That can lead to a lot of stress.
NYU's new Center for Psychedelic Medicine aims to use psychedelics to reduce dependency on alcohol, mitigate major depression, and also ease the anxiety and discomfort associated with terminal illnesses.
A clinical trial is looking into the possible effectiveness of psychedelics, like psilocybin, to reduce dependency on alcohol. NYU Langone is also researching its effects on major depression and terminal cancer. The trials are a component of NYU Langone Health's new Center for Psychedelic Medicine.
Denver’s STAR program launched in June of 2020 has successfully responded to nearly 750 mental health calls, all of which have resulted in no arrests, no injuries and no police.