mental health

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.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
City Jail Oversight Board Under Fire For Lack Of Minorities, Mental Illness ExpertsA New York City civilian jail oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness.
Mother Aims To Open Up Dialogue About Mental Health After Losing DaughterRobin Williams' tragic suicide and the circumstances surrounding it are all too familiar for one Long Island mother who lost her daughter several years ago.
Dr. Max Gomez: Regular Exercise Could Prevent Memory Loss For many people the biggest fears associated with aging are memory loss, Alzheimer's, and dementia.
1 Year After Newtown School Shooting, Biden To Boost Mental Health ServicesThe 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.
Crown Heights Residents Decry Planned Mental Health Housing On BlockControversy has erupted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where a local nonprofit plans to build a facility that will predominantly house people who are mentally ill.
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