Some Doctors Encourage Those Suffering From Anxiety, Stress To Embrace The Power Of Poetry"When they image the brain when people are listening to poetry, they see changes in the reward circuitry," psychiatrist Dr. Norman Rosenthal said.
Nonprofit Distributes Grants To Help First Responders Get Mental Health Support: 'It's OK To Not Be OK'Multiple local organizations will receive grants totaling $100,000.
COVID Impact: Staten Island Catholic School Using Special Program To Prioritize Students' Mental HealthIt has been a tough year for kids navigating through a pandemic while trying to learn in school or virtually.
Mayor de Blasio: City-Sponsored COVID Vaccination Sites Will Offer Mental Health SupportThe mayor says the program will begin in the coming weeks.
COVID Impact: NYC Schools Hiring Hundreds Of Social Workers, Psychologists To Provide Mental Health Support, Screenings For StudentsAs New York City public schools hope all students return in person this fall, it’s also preparing to address the pandemic’s widespread impact.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Urges Feds To Release $5 Billion To Address Mental Health Problems Stemming From PandemicThe senator says the majority of the federal grants will go to providers who prevent and treat substance abuse and deliver mental health services.
New York City Council Taking On 'Mental Health Deserts' In Communities Of ColorThe recent rash of violent attacks in the city is raising questions about mental illness and crime.
NYC Schools Prioritizing Social Emotional Learning To Help Students Cope With Emotional Toll Of COVID PandemicSchool leaders are navigating uncharted territory after an unimaginable year, establishing a healthy foundation to make up for lost time.
Meghan Markle's Admission To Mental Health Struggle Could Encourage Others To Seek Help, Expert SaysIn her interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle said the experience in the royal family was so taxing, she considered suicide.
COVID Impact: Advocates Say Pandemic Causing Rising Mental Health Issues, Suicide Rates And Exploding Opioid CrisisFamilies on Long Island on Thursday called for more funding to help the increasing number of people suffering from mental illness and substance disorders.
Thrive NYC Director: City's New Mental Health Response Pilot Program To Begin In HarlemThe information came during a City Council hearing, as lawmakers try to improve the way they respond to these vulnerable New Yorkers.