MPD Hiring Community Navigators To Address Mental Health Issues, HomelessnessEvery day, Minneapolis police officers are called to situations that are non-criminal in nature. Now, the department is looking for community members to serve as navigators to help people find the resources they need.
Minnesota Has Among Highest Rates Of Depression In U.S.Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Loneliness Reaches Epidemic Levels In U.S., Survey FindsSurprisingly, younger adults reported social isolation more frequently than those who are in their 70s or older.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Millennials: 'Snowflake' Label Hurts Our Mental Health, Study FindsAccording to a study, 74 percent of 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK felt the snowflake label could have a negative impact on someone's mental health.
Christmas Music Can Harm Your Mental Health, Psychologist Sayspsychologist Linda Blair claims the constant barrage of Christmas tunes too early in the season forces people to remember all the things they have to do before the holiday.
More 'U' Students Seeking Mental Health TreatmentThe number of University of Minnesota students seeking treatment for mental health issues continues to rise.
Vegetarians Are Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Depressed As Meat-Eaters, Study FindsVegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study.
How On-Going, Toxic Stress Affects A Child's BrainA quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom.
Depression Is Most Widespread Disease, Says World Health OrganizationThe World Health Organization has said that depression is the most widespread disease, one that goes untreated more often than not.
Sheriffs Don’t Want Jails To Be America’s New AsylumsSheriff Rich Stanek has applied for grants that will allow the Hennepin County Jail to offer services for the mentally ill like never before.
Dayton Names Task Force On Mental HealthGov. Mark Dayton named on Wednesday the state's first ever Task Force on Mental Health. The governor says there's an urgent need to close loopholes in the mental health system.