Suicide Risk Tied to Women’s Social Connectedness
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Suicide Risk Tied to Women’s Social Connectedness

(Reuters Health) – Being connected to friends, family and social groups may offer some protection…

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Madness and Creativity: Is Genetic Vulnerability to One a Source of Strength in the Other?
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Madness and Creativity: Is Genetic Vulnerability to One a Source of Strength in the Other?

  (Los Angeles Times) – From the earliest Western philosophers to the most technologically-equipped neuroscientists,…

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Michelle Obama Promotes Awareness of Mental Health Care
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Michelle Obama Promotes Awareness of Mental Health Care

STACY A. ANDERSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Mental health care is not just a…

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Study: Insurers May Using Drug Costs to Discriminate
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Study: Insurers May Using Drug Costs to Discriminate

KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously…

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Mental Illness Concerns Arrive with Holidays
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Mental Illness Concerns Arrive with Holidays

Health Officials Warn of Depression, Anxiety by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from…

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Ex-Officer Not Charged in Fatal Milwaukee Shooting
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Ex-Officer Not Charged in Fatal Milwaukee Shooting

Todd Richmond, ASSOCIATED PRESS   MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer who was…

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Mental Illness and Violence is No Laughing Matter
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Mental Illness and Violence is No Laughing Matter

by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “For too long…

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Childhood Traumas More Common in Military Members
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Childhood Traumas More Common in Military Members

The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Childhood traumas are more common among military members and…

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Mental Illness is Our Dirty Little Secret
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Mental Illness is Our Dirty Little Secret

  By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   I’m tired, my sisterfriend says.  I don’t know…

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New Rule Demands Parity for Mental Health Coverage
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New Rule Demands Parity for Mental Health Coverage

KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s final: Health insurance companies must cover mental…

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