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In this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, photo, Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin removes a Torah scroll from the ark, a cabinet that houses scrolls of the Hebrew Bible, while preparing for Shabbat morning service at Temple Sinai in Oakland, Calif. In September 2017, on the first day of Rosh Hoshana, the Jewish new year, a security guard found an anti-Semitic message scrawled on an outdoor wall of Temple Sinai. “Since 2017, the congregation has been looking to try to feel safe,” she said. “It’s another layer that we always have to be conscious of.” (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Stresses multiply for many US clergy: 'We need help too'

Feb. 18, 2020 10:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Laurie is among America’s most successful clergymen -- senior pastor at a California megachurch, prolific author, host of a global radio program. Yet after a youthful colleague’s suicide, his view of his vocation is unsparing. “Pastors are people, just like...

NYC program will provide home visits to first-time parents

Feb. 5, 2020 2:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — First-time parents in New York City will be entitled to up to six home visits from a health care or social services professional under a program announced Wednesday. The $43 million initiative will match families with mental health services and other support, first lady Chirlane McCray...

Vanderbilt seeking teens for depression treatment study

Jan. 10, 2020 4:28 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University is seeking teenagers to participate in a paid study to help improve treatment for teen depression. The university in Nashville says teens from 14 to 18 years old with symptoms of depression may be eligible to participate. The teens will complete interviews,...

Program to bring mental health resources to Detroit schools

Jan. 4, 2020 9:47 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Public Schools Community District announced it's teaming up with a University of Michigan program aimed at helping students effectively manage symptoms of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. TRAILS — Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of...