Latest Mental health News

ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 launch mental health initiative

Nov. 30, 2021 00:41 AM EST

The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 launched an initiative Monday to raise awareness of the importance of mental health as part of their conference alliance announced earlier this year. Teammates for Mental Health will be unveiled this week during basketball...

No. 1 Georgia braces for tough Tide after stress-free season

Nov. 29, 2021 17:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Should top-ranked Georgia face late-game stress against Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game on Saturday, it will be a first for the Bulldogs. Georgia's 12-0 season has been free of anxiety. The Bulldogs never faced a second-half...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 29, 2021 10:04 AM EST

Des Moines Register. Nov. 24, 2021. Editorial: Attacks on books at Iowa schools are dispiriting and wrong; the attack on educators is worse A rash of complaints mostly about sexual content in Des Moines-area public school library books was cause, for...

Assisted living facility may lose license after woman dies

Nov. 27, 2021 17:35 PM EST

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has begun a process to revoke a South Florida assisted living home's license after a 69-year-old woman who went missing ended up dead in a car in the parking lot. Yvanne Moise left Victoria's...

Indiana man who died at 19 lives on through his music

Nov. 27, 2021 00:08 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — On a breezy Monday, Ed Schwartzman plops a bag next to him at the center table of his Bloomington restaurant. It doesn’t look like much: laminated photo collages, loose papers, weathered pictures of mid-90s youth soccer teams — all featuring the same smiling boy...

Trauma helplines expanded following Waukesha parade crash

Nov. 25, 2021 13:37 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As people in Waukesha and elsewhere continue to cope with trauma following six deaths and more than 60 injuries after a man drove an SUV through a holiday parade, mental health experts are offering new ways to get help. Children’s Wisconsin hospital...

Vikings relieved Everson Griffen crisis ends 'peacefully'

Nov. 24, 2021 20:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have made mental health support an organizational priority, an investment that only became more important with Everson Griffen's frightening experience three years ago. The condition of mental illness never truly goes away, as...

Delaware nonprofits partner to raise mental health awareness

Nov. 20, 2021 09:10 AM EST

WILMINGTON, De. (AP) — Movements across the world over the past few years have taken aim at the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Celebrities, athletes and other prominent individuals have been more open about their mental health struggles and the things they do...

Titans receiver A.J. Brown shares battle with depression

Nov. 18, 2021 19:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown seemed to have everything going his way in 2020, having his best season yet in the NFL on the way to earning his first Pro Bowl honor. Behind his big smile, Brown said Thursday he was battling so hard...

State attorneys general probing Instagram's effects on kids

Nov. 18, 2021 17:42 PM EST

A group of state attorneys general are investigating the photo-sharing platform Instagram and its effects on children and young adults, saying its parent company Facebook — now called Meta Platforms — ignored internal research about the physical and mental health dangers it posed to young...