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Suicide, Overdose Deaths: Coronavirus Will Have Indirect Fatalities

The direct impact of the coronavirus has been extensive, costing nearly 2,400 lives and impacting families across the country. Those are not the only fatalities…

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Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for enforcing certain regulations issued under the Health…

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In An Era Of Quarantine, Crisis Hotlines Face Growing – And Urgent – Demand

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a big spike in calls to mental health and suicide prevention hotlines.

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March is Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Awareness Month

March 1st marked the launch of Self-Injury Awareness Month, an initiative created to educate the public about nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI),…

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Arizona Mayor Doug Ducey Signs Mental Health Legislation Into Law In Arizona

Arizona lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday approved legislation aimed at preventing teenage suicides and requiring insurance companies to pay for mental health…

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We Lost Our Son to Suicide. Here’s How We Survived.

I tried many of the supports available to help parents heal, like therapy, support groups, exercise and finding a way to honor our son’s memory.

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Advice For Parents Of Kids With Mental Health Challenges: Don’t look away

If you notice an unusual change in your child’s behavior that you suspect may be linked to their mental health, the worst thing you can do is brush those concerns under the rug.

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How Celebrity Moms, Who Suffered Mental Health Issues, Deal With Motherhood

Mental health issues- the term conjures the worst stereotypes: a disheveled man or woman flailing wildly about on the street, talking to themselves, volatile, disruptive; someone…

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It’s Okay To Grieve Kobe: How To Help Your Kids Cope With the Death Of A Celeb They Love

The sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and eight others on a helicopter last Sunday shocked the world. We’ve had days of seeing grown men cry on national television…

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Suicides Among Police Officers Higher Than Line Of Duty Deaths

In the last two years, there have been more suicides among police officers than line of duty deaths. That’s according…

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