A 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.
In 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.
Experts 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.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
A New York City civilian jail oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness.
Robin Williams’ tragic suicide and the circumstances surrounding it are all too familiar for one Long Island mother who lost her daughter several years ago.
For many people the biggest fears associated with aging are memory loss, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.
The Obama administration has made mental health a focus of efforts to reduce gun violence. Relatives of the victims will be at the White House for the announcement Tuesday.
Controversy has erupted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where a local nonprofit plans to build a facility that will predominantly house people who are mentally ill.
About 200 counselors from New Jersey Hope and Healing Helpline have given emotional support to 300,000 callers since Sandy hit 11 months ago.
President Barack Obama defended his health care overhaul during an appearance Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative in Manhattan.
Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, took effect Monday.
Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.
A former Essex County teacher of the year was spared prison time Monday, after admitting to having sex with a 15-year-old student.
The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.