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Feds sue Arkansas insurer over fired employee who had a baby

Nov. 29, 2019 3:32 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The federal government is suing a Little Rock-based insurance company over the firing of a worker who had just had a baby. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Little Rock against USAble Life on behalf of former employee Christian DeClue....

Kansas college students see rise in mental health care costs

Nov. 29, 2019 1:06 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — When Dan Hoyt started graduate school at the University of Kansas in 2016, he knew he had anxiety and depression. He worried about being able to find a job after graduation. And, sometimes, he couldn't get through his assigned reading. "When you have anxieties, that gets impossible,"...

As stigma ebbs, college students seek mental health help

Nov. 25, 2019 11:59 AM EST

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics struggle to meet demand, an Associated Press review of more than three dozen public universities found. On some...

Connecticut skatepark named after man who died by suicide

Oct. 14, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — From a young age, Alex Jamieson was the one always there to lend a caring ear to those who needed to talk, but tragically at 22, Jamieson, who had long battled depression, died by suicide earlier this year. Even though his life was short, Alex Jamieson's legacy is destined to be a...