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New facility to house equine-assisted therapy for veterans

Aug. 29, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Army veteran Glenn Scheuermam says his post-traumatic stress disorder causes him to have panic and anxiety attacks. For years, he’s received in and out-patient treatment. But it was another type of therapy, this one aided by a very large co-therapist,...

Mental health clinics angle for a spot in Biden budget bill

Aug. 15, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An innovative program to help people with mental health and substance abuse problems is being primed for a major expansion as the COVID-19 pandemic deepens struggles with drug use, depression and anxiety for many Americans. Community behavioral health...

Nightmares, panic attacks: Belgian flood survivors struggle

Jul. 29, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

TROOZ, Belgium (AP) — Visions of cars being swept away in a raging current keep coming back to trouble Eric Mouqué. His wife, Cindy, gets triggered by the slightest noise. So when her husband turns on the hose to clean a few things, all she can think about are those...

'OK not to be OK': Mental health takes top role at Olympics

Jul. 28, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning. Dominating. Getting it done. For years, Simone Biles was one of the very best at that. Suddenly — to some,...