by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 11, 2014
Forty years later, veterans are still struggling with depression and PTSD.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 8, 2014
Strong parent-child relationships can strengthen children’s physical and emotional well-being, ultimately giving them the skills they need to positively engage others.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 6, 2014 Updated: August 6, 2014
That's good news, since experts say that children and young adults stand to suffer the most from unaddressed mental issues.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 25, 2014
More than 30 percent of respondents said they have thought about taking their own lives since joining the military.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 9, 2014
One in five people who have been out of work for at least a year are battling depression.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 27, 2014
ThinkProgress reviewed existing mental health legislation and spoke to a criminologist to determine how to bolster the mental health system in order to prevent another similar tragedy.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on April 19, 2014 Updated: April 23, 2014
Brain injuries may affect the likelihood that teens up in jail in the first place, and their behavior while they're there.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on April 10, 2014
Favoring treatment over jail time for any inmates would be a positive development for California, where prisons continue to be so overcrowded that they are subject to federal monitoring.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on April 9, 2014 Updated: April 10, 2014
Prisons are in many ways even less suited to treat the mentally ill than the asylums of a prior era. And inmates are leaving prisons significantly worse than they entered.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 8, 2014
There are 356,268 people with mental health issues in prisons across the country.