Three toddlers’ foster mothers brought the children to the emergency department. Dr. Tara Neubrand, who specializes in pediatric emergency medicine, says their trauma was obvious.
With millions of lives in immigration limbo, the long-term effects of uncertainty are beginning to worry mental health experts.
In February, the CDC was called in to investigate Palo Alto's suicide crisis. Now, high schools have opened new wellness centers to try to help teens better cope.
Even short-term stays in immigration detention can be harmful to children, say mental health experts. So why does the US government still hold young asylum-seekers?
One in every four Americans experiences mental illness, and lack of police understanding can lead to tragedy. Here’s what could happen if we were all trained to deal with depression and anxiety.
In his new book, John Corey Whaley tackles the subject of mental illness and challenges stigmas that keep many teen boys from seeking help with depression and anxiety.
Research suggests that playing Tetris soon after seeing a violent movie or TV show dims the nightmares that can be associated with seeing graphic violence. Researchers hope Tetris might be able to help victims of violent acts keep from having uncontrollable nightmares, reliving their experience.
Veterans' post-traumatic stress may have less to do with what fighters see on the battlefield and more with the kind of society the soldiers return to. That's what veteran war correspondent Sebastian Junger believes after researching the topic and talking to veterans of America's wars.