by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs still have a long way to go, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 11, 2014 Updated: January 11, 2014
Young male veterans under the age of 30 are three times more likely to commit suicide when compared to civilian males in the same age bracket.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 8, 2014 Updated: February 7, 2014
Restraint of critically injured inmates, abuse of pepper spray, and false records that could have prevented deaths of suicidal inmates were among the horrors documented by a South Carolina court.
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 8, 2014
Gun violence prevention advocates say the proposed rules will help plug holes in the federal background check system -- without the harmful effects of further stigmatizing mental illness.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 7, 2014
The former gubernatorial candidate has introduced legislation to help prevent other families from enduring tragedies like the one his family experienced.
by Judd Legum Posted on December 19, 2013 Updated: December 30, 2013
In a media environment increasingly dominated by celebrity, scandal and the political horserace, many of the most important stories receive scant coverage.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 15, 2013 Updated: December 16, 2013
A year after the tragedy, advocates tout progress for mental health care in the states. But federal action continues to lag behind.
by Tara Culp-Ressler, Hayes Brown Posted on December 13, 2013 Updated: December 13, 2013
From punchline to security threat, the world has found it easy to forget that Thamsanqa Jantjie is still a person -- one who needs help.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 12, 2013 Updated: December 18, 2013
The Senate Finance Committee adopted the Excellence In Mental Health Act as an amendment to the so-called "doc fix" bill on Thursday.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 12, 2013 Updated: December 12, 2013
Just half of psychiatrists accepted private insurance between 2009 and 2010 -- while 90 percent of all other doctors take private insurance.