Mental Health

Vegetarian Diet Linked to Emotional, Mental Problems

A new report cites that a full vegetarian diet increases the risk of mental health problems.

Social Media Pressure May Cause Anxiety, Depression on Teens -- Study

A new study reveals the devastating effects of social media on the mental health of teenagers.
Memorial Service Held For Slain Journalists In Roanoke, Virginia

Virginia Shooting: Slain TV Journalists Alison Parker, Adam Ward Remembered

Last Sunday, a memorial for the two WBDJ-TV journalists who were killed on live TV was held at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke.
Nick Jonas #1 At Top 40 Radio Celebration Party

Demi Lovato Says She 'Wouldn't be Alive' Without Wilmer Valderrama

In an interview with Huffington Post Live, Demi Lovato speaks about her boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama. The former Disney star credits her boyfriend for being the reason for her sobriety and helping her get through bipolar depression.
Navy Yard Shooting

Mental Health Issue Front and Center in Revived Gun Control Debate

The issue of improving the country's mental healthcare is at the center of the gun control debate after Monday's deadly U.S. Navy Yard shooting.
Sibling Bullying

Sibling Bullying Just as Damaging As Peer Bullying, Can Cause Mental Distress and Depression Among Youth: Report

Some parents think sibling bullying is something normal or harmless, but a new research reveals that sibling bullying may have the same mental effects to children as peer bullying.

Bipolar Disorder Risk Factor: How Flu During Pregnancy May Increase Your Child's Risk For Developing The Mental Health Disorder Later In Life

Children of mothers who had the flu during pregnancy may be at a higher risk for developing bipolar disorder, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests.

Agency Threatens Consequences If Nevada's 'Patient Dumping' Does Not Stop

After the news broke this week that a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital was "dumping patients," or improperly discharging mentally ill patients, to neighboring states, government officials and agencies have put Nevada on notice.
Obama Newtown

In Newtown's Wake, Obama's Budget Proposes $235 Million for Mental Health Measures

The newly public budget, which currently is just a proposal from the Obama administration, is the first to include these new mental health initiatives. These initiatives were first into that in a January report from the administration on how to reduce gun violence, according to the Washington Post.
A teddy bear and a nameplate mark the grave site of Olivia Rose Engel, a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut January 3, 2013

Mental Health Reform After Newtown Shooting Faces Uphill Battle With Funding Shortages and Social Stigma

Officials, law enforcement and social services providers debate whether mental health reform could have prevented the Sandy Hook tragedy, and whether it can prevent future violence.
Seven-year-old Scout Elizabeth Noble of Seattle holds a candle while attending a vigil for victims of a Connecticut school shooting at Green Lake Park, Seattle December 15, 2012.

'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother' Blog Post Goes Viral: Parent of Violent Mentally Ill Child Sparks Praise and Outrage

Freelance writer Liza Long wrote a blog post entitled “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” about her own struggles with her violent and troubled son.
Sandy Hook Memorial NYC

Gun Control Laws 2012: Politicians and Celebrities Push For Greater Gun Control Following the Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting

Both politicians and celebrities have taken to Twitter to promote conversations on gun control and mental health following the tragic shooting that left 27 people dead.

New Study: Kids Say Stimulants Make Living With ADHD Easier

Study conducted using 151 children in U.K., U.S.
Leann Rimes and Husband Eddie Cibrian

Leann Rimes Checks Into In-Patient Mental Health Facility for Anxiety Issues

Just one day after her 30th birthday, songstress Leann Rimes has checked herself into an in-patient mental health facility for treatment to address emotional issues that she is suffering: namely, stress and anxiety.

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