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.
People are turning to 'Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response' or ASMR videos for a little escape
This spring, New York is launching a new pilot program that sends social workers to answer nonviolent mental health emergency calls instead of police officers.
The pandemic has not only taken a toll on people's physical health, but also our mental health. One local support group in New Jersey shows FOX 5 NY how the program as helped people get through this last year.
Psychiatrists say coronaphobia is a new anxiety that stems from excessive fear of contracting the virus and is compounded by stress over job losses, finances and isolation.
A new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau found younger adults who live alone are much more likely to report feeling anxious or depressed during the pandemic than older adults.
Dry January has brought on the desired benefits for many among the millions participating around the world. But a tumultuous year has left others struggling.
The last four years have no doubt had a major impact on the mental health of Americans.
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.