A coalition of prosecutors from across the country gathered for the first time in Atlanta to discuss ways to fight gun violence.
Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.
A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area.
Today on the Sidney Wood show we discussed the tragic shooting at the Naval base in Washington D.C.. Many reports have revealed more details about the troubled suspect, Aaron Alexis. Were you surprised when you found out the […]
There is a gender gap for mental illness, with females being up to 40 percent more likely to develop some type of mental health condition than their male counterparts.
A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease control and Prevention in Atlanta has found that many people with mental illness are also smokers, and that those with mental illness are prone to tobacco use and abuse.
Kids who smoke marijuana could be increasing their risk of mental illness. A new study shows marijuana use might speed up the onset of psychosis in people predisposed to diseases like schizophrenia. The Australian study […]