Mental Health Stories
Are You Tired? Or Fatigued?
Everyone can feel tired, but sometimes that feeling is indicative of something more.
New Testing Model May Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
The National Institutes of Health announced a new initiative to fight opioid use disorder (OUD).
Pandemic Emotions around the Globe
Globally, despite some individual differences, humanity is adapting to the pandemic and finding a way to move forward emotionally.
Gaming with Friends Can Combat Loneliness
Videos are often thought of as being a waste of time, but there may be some benefits to online gaming, such as social connections to combat loneliness.
Cocaine Overdose Deaths in U.S. Triple Between 2013 and 2018
In 2017, someone living in the US was more likely to die from a drug overdose than in a car accident.
Musical Children Tend to Have Better Memories
Thinking about music classes for your child? They may help improve overall memory, enhancing their academic performanc.
No Surprises Here: We Need Help with Mental Health
The World Health Organization says COVID-19 has gotten in the way of mental health.
COVID-Drinking Trends Are No Laughing Matter
While drinking can temporarily lower your stress, it can also harm you physically and emotionally long-term, leading to a range of problems that can kill you.
Fostering a Pet Yields Mental Health Gains for Animal and Human
The pandemic triggered record-breaking interest in fostering animals, providing mental health benefits for both humans and animals.
Kids Need Mental Health Care, But They're Not Getting It
Unfortunately, when it comes to kids and mental health, some parents don’t seek the help their child needs - or they can't find it.
It's What We Do -- Not with Whom -- that Makes Us Grin
Research finds friends and family can both make us happy, but having fun is important too.
Hostility Hurts Your Heart, Especially After a Heart Attack
We know that anger and hostility can cause stress and tension in the body, but it can also have a more serious effect. It can increase your risk of a second heart attack.