Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
Alzheimer's Experts Call for Better Dementia DetectionToo few people with signs of mental decline are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer's disease experts.
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
Bay Area Woman Pays Forward The Mentoring She Once ReceivedA Bay Area woman who persevered through troubling times as a student is now working to encourage and train young Latinos to become active in mental health care outreach, giving back to the community in which she grew up.
San Jose Social Worker Honored For Decades Of ServiceA woman who has dedicated her life to helping mental health patients with their ongoing needs has been honored by Santa Clara County.
Homes Providing Care For Mentally Ill In San Francisco At Risk Of ClosingA San Francisco program that helps the severely mentally ill stay off the street by housing them in small group homes is quietly disappearing, taking away a vital safety net that no one seems to be trying to save.
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
UC Berkeley Study Looks At California Prison Guards Stunning Suicide RateCorrectional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.
Excessive Video Gaming May Officially Become A Mental Health DisorderThe World Health Organization is poised to classify “gaming disorder” as a mental health problem – a designation that is long overdue according to therapist Paula-Jo Husack.
Millennials: 'Snowflake' Label Hurts Our Mental Health, Study FindsAccording to a study, 74 percent of 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK felt the snowflake label could have a negative impact on someone's mental health.
Homeless Situation In San Francisco Union Square Goes From Bad To Worse The holiday vibe in San Francisco’s Union Square is competing with a problem that's gone from bad to worse, the growing reality of the city’s homeless problem.