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About one-third of young people who have a concussion develop mental health problems in the months that follow their injury, large-scale research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has found.
A former nursing assistant who killed seven elderly veterans with fatal injections of insulin at a West Virginia hospital was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge who called her "the monster that no one sees coming.”
Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry are teaming up for a series that will delve into mental health issues and feature segments from athletes and stars like Lady Gaga and Glenn Close.
Caregivers in Spokane want to hear from youth about a new website and curriculum – Work2BeWell.org – designed to give teens tools in battling anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Melinda Spohn, 67, of Spokane plans a May 5 solo cycling trip, roughly 2,500 miles, on part of the Lewis and Clark trail starting in Illinois, then 10 states, then back to Spokane after nearly weeks.
When we’re burned out, we tend to feel exhausted, irritable and unable to do the things we need to get done.
WASHINGTON – The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering from delusions, paranoia and suicidal thoughts, a U.S. official told the Associated Press on Saturday.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Dinner reservations are gleefully being made again. Long-canceled vacations are being booked. People are coming together again, in some of the ways they used to.
Major depression hit Nera Daugherty of Spokane a year ago. Living independently at age 18, she suddenly felt cut off from everything as the pandemic's impacts mounted.
Health care leaders say one benefit after a year into the pandemic is that more people are talking about mental health with less stigma. Yet more work is needed on another front: access.
Early this month, a Spokane police officer with a master’s degree in mental health counseling waited as a suicidal man told officers to throw him off of a bridge or shoot him.
The mass shootings in Colorado and Georgia are giving new urgency to state efforts to enact gun restrictions, even while showing how hard it can be to prevent a tragedy.
Social isolation and disrupted supply lines of other pharmaceuticals led to an increase in the use of fentanyl, according to anecdotal and statistical accounts in Washington, a deadly synthetic opioid that was already ticking up in use before the pandemic. A recent study by the firm Millennium Health found that positive tests for fentanyl in the urine of people seeking treatment for pain, substance abuse disorders and other health needs rose more sharply in Washington than any other state in 2020, and the Spokane Regional Health District's Opioid Treatment Program saw local positive tests for the drug double in 2020.
LONDON — British television host Piers Morgan on Tuesday quit the “Good Morning Britain” program after making contentious comments about Meghan following her bombshell interview about the royal family.
Britain and its royal family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove the duchess to thoughts of suicide.
JACKSON, Mississippi – Leo Carney worries that bigger crowds and maskless diners could endanger workers at the Biloxi, Mississippi, seafood restaurant where he manages the kitchen. Maribel Cornejo, who earns $9.85 an hour as a McDonald’s cook in Houston, can’t afford to get sick and frets co-workers will become more lax about wearing masks, even though the fast-food giant requires them.
Physician Steven Shapiro chairs the pediatrics department at Abington Hospital. He’s never been a therapist. Yet a big chunk of his medical practice these days is devoted to mental health issues, far more than ever before.
College basketball players throughout the country have had to adjust to coronavirus protocols, scheduling uncertainty and general anxiety about the pandemic.
“That little voice in your head” has been characterized in many ways, but it is now generally referred to as an inner monologue.
If you’ve ever had a roommate, you likely have had thought to yourself that you do more chores than than they do. Sure, you might have neglected some dishes here and there, but you find yourself pitching in the most around the place. Or perhaps you like your co-workers just fine, but you personally feel like you deserve more credit for the success of the finished product than they do.