Suffolk County Police To Complete More Comprehensive Disability TrainingThe eight-hour course is designed to help officers recognize and respond to people with an array of mental and physical diagnoses.
Report: Suicides On The Rise In New York CityMore New Yorkers have died from committing suicide than motor vehicle accidents or homicides between 2000 to 2014, according to a new report.
NJ Woman Carrying Casket Has Emotional End To 80-Mile Journey For Mental Health AwarenessGreta Schwartz, of Seaville, broke down in tears after she stopped at the statehouse steps in Trenton on Wednesday.
Woman Pulling Casket For 80 Miles To Raise Suicide, Mental Health AwarenessA woman is walking 80 miles while pulling a casket from her home to the state capitol to raise awareness of mental health issues, including suicide and addiction.
New York City Launches $2 Million Mental Health Ad CampaignNew York City has launched a $2 million advertising campaign meant to get people thinking and talking about mental health problems.
De Blasio On Mental Health Care, Violence: 'We Need To Do A Much Better Job'Mayor Bill de Blasio had a frank admission Monday after a rash of attacks involving the mentally ill.
De Blasio Grows Emotional As He Talks About City Mental Health Support PlanMayor Bill de Blasio on Monday outlined a wide-ranging plan to support and treat New Yorkers suffering from mental illness.
City Mental Health Aid Experiment to focus On Parents, UnemployedA city-sponsored experiment in training non-professionals to provide mental health help will focus on people who work with parents of small children, as well as the unemployed poor.
Louis C.K. Shadows Mayor de Blasio At Mental Health Policy, Finance MeetingsComedian Louis C.K. has apparently taken an interest in municipal matters, shadowing Mayor Bill de Blasio during meetings.
NJ Town To Employ ‘Care Trak’ To Locate Mental Health Patients Prone To WanderingA north Jersey town is getting ready to roll out a way to keep tabs on any autistic or Alzheimer's patients who are prone to wander off.
Studies: Having A Best Friend Benefits Kids' Mental HealthIn a series of polls, parents of children who have best friends reported that their kids were less stressed and less likely to be teased or bullied.
Seen At 11: Struggling To Get Through The Cold Weather? Experts Say Get A PlantExperts say the winter is the best time to reap the benefits of house plants, when the days are shorter and we're cooped up inside.