Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer "brain fog" and other problems that can last for months, and new findings suggest some worrisome overlaps with Alzheimer’s disease.
It has been two years since two Austin police officers shot and killed Dr. Mauris DeSilva while he was having a mental health crisis in Downtown Austin.
Simone Biles cited mental health struggles for pulling out of Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competitions, highlighting an ongoing discussion in sports.
School-age children who were born extremely preterm and engage in more than two hours of screen time per day are more likely to experience cognitive and behavioral problems, according to an NIH study.
In 2020, the world was sadder, angrier, more worried and more stressed than it has been in the past 15 years.
"Over the last year I've promoted self-love and self-care and the Giants are offering me the opportunity to transition to a role as a mental-health advocate," wrote San Francisco Giants minor leaguer Drew Robinson.
U.S. overdose deaths climbed to a record 93,000 last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The previous record was 72,000.
Suicide attempts among adolescents increased 31% amid the COVID-19 pandemic and over 50% of that was among females, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
KB, who identifies as non-binary, says it’s even more crucial these days to have things like gardening as a way to address and care for their mental health.
Athletes voiced their support following Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open, prompting the leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments to address players’ concerns about mental health.
Karen Ranus, executive director of NAMI-Central Texas, joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about the importance of mental health.
Susan Ramirez, CEO and founder of Austin-based nonprofit National Angels, discusses the need for youth mentors for children in foster care.
The ongoing pandemic has made access to mental health services more necessary than ever, though new reports suggest Americans aren’t getting the care they need.
Lydia Isnanto says the pandemic halted her filmmaking career but it also brought the gift of motherhood and a new drive to fight Asian hate.
The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division issued a damning report, saying the mental health care system in Alameda County, and in particular, Santa Rita Jail, violate parts of the Constitution.
Mental health experts are noticing a new phenomenon: anxiety about life after COVID-19. As restrictions are lifted and activities resume, normal may not feel so "normal" anymore.
A new study shows COVID-19 affects the mind and the brain in significant ways after researchers found a third of people who survive the virus develop mental health or brain disorders they never had before.
Researchers say they found a way to tell from a person’s blood how severe their depression is, the risk of developing severe depression in the future and the risk of future bipolar disorder.
The study found that looking at cancer and neurodegenerative diseases with artificial intelligence could lead to discovering how to alleviate symptoms - or maybe even prevent the diagnosis from happening at all.
In just one conversation, it won’t take long to realize Jake’s already got abilities just like his comic book counterpart. Autism isn’t his disability. It’s his superpower.