NYPD Suicides: Retired Sergeant Fatally Shoots Himself, 11th Death This Year As Crisis ContinuesThe Sergeants Benevolent Association says retired Sgt. Jose "Joey" Pabon shot and killed himself Wednesday at his home in Goshen.
New York Lawmakers Consider Letting Kids Take Mental Health Days From SchoolA recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers.
NYPD Suicides: Sister Of Officer Takes Fight For Change To Top Cops, 'Blood Is On Their Hands'As Eileen Echeverria faces unbearable grief, she’s also mustering the courage to give top cops a piece of her mind.
NYPD Suicides: Sister Of Officer Says She Repeatedly Contacted Department About Brother's Mental HealthShe says she alerted internal affairs about her brother's mental health six times over the past 10 years.
NYPD Suicides: Advocates Pushing Department To Offer Mindfulness Training For OfficersSix NYPD officers have died by suicide this year, and one retired cop says many more silently suffer.
NYPD Suicides: 4th Officer Shoots Himself In June, Retired Cop Dies By Hanging As Mental Health Crisis WorsensThe 53-year-old married father of three is the fourth active-duty cop to kill himself in the month of June.
Staten Island Police Officer Shoots Himself, Third NYPD Suicide In 2 WeeksAfter Friday's fatal shooting, the commissioner quickly responded, saying "this is a mental-health crisis."
Shortage Of Psychiatrists Causing A Growing Mental Health CrisisExperts say medical schools need to graduate 30 percent more students in psychiatric medicine to meet the current demand.
NYC First Lady McCray To Testify Before City Council About Thrive NYC ProgramCouncil Speaker Corey Johnson said he asked her to speak during a budget hearing on March 26.
LI Woman's Idea Spreads, Students Across U.S. Celebrate 'P.S. I Love You Day'There are a lot of hearts floating around area schools Friday and it’s not even Valentine’s Day.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Fun On The Farm Helps Kids Disconnect From Electronics, Reconnect With NatureAllaire Community Farm hosted Children’s Mental Health Day, a day for kids to slow down and get back in touch with nature.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.