Coronavirus Update: 'Help Is Here,' Nassau Still Offering Mental Health And Substance Abuse ServiceThe Department of Social Services is “100% staffed and functional,” officials said Wednesday morning.
'P.S. I Love You Day' Celebrates Kindness, Aims To Address Crisis In Mental HealthA 23-year-old Long Islander launched the day to teach kids how to get help, to prevent suicide, to recognize depression, to stand up to bullying.
Long Island School Districts Teaming Up With Northwell Health For Teens' Mental HealthSchool shootings and teen suicides are often the result of mental health needs gone unmet, but a new pediatric mental health clinic partnered with Long Island school districts to address the crisis.
Exclusive: NYPD Officer Says Department's Effort To Improve Mental Health, Prevent Suicides Is A Publicity Stunt"If I would have kept my mouth shut, I would have been on the right path like I was before," Oliveras said. He says the NYPD doesn't care about mental health problems; they're all about saving face.
NYPD Suicides: Hospital To Offer Officers Confidential CounselingSo far this year, 10 active NYPD members and two retired cops have died of apparent suicides.
Stop The Stigma: Student Groups, Professionals Pushing To Raise Awareness On Mental Illness TreatmentMental illness affects millions of people in the United States, but it's a topic that can be challenging to discuss.
Experts Call For Greater Focus On Children's Mental Health IssuesStudies estimate that one in every five children suffers from a mental disorder such as anxiety and depression that could impact their health into adulthood.
City Officials Unveil $37 Million Investment To Tackle Mental Illness In NYCThe new $37 million initiative, in partnership with the NYC Crisis Prevention and Response Task Force, is aimed at reducing mental health crises that end in in 911 calls and serious mental illness cases.
NYPD Reviewing City's Mental Health ProgramsMayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the police department to review the programs for 30-days to see what can be done to make them better.
NYPD Suicides: Off-Duty Sergeant Dies After Gunshot To Head, 10th Death This YearPolice sources tell CBS2 an off-duty sergeant was inside his home Tuesday night when it appears the officer shot himself in the head.
After Brutal Attacks By Homeless People, De Blasio Orders Review Of NYC's Mental Health ServicesMayor Bill de Blasio is ordering a review of New York City's mental health services.
'World Mental Health Day' Encourages Discussions About Suicide Prevention, Other Mental Health IssuesBob Gebbia, CEO of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, joined CBSN New York's Dana Tyler to discuss World Mental Health Day.
Celebrities, Superheroes Tackle Mental Health Awareness At New York Comic ConThe crowded, costume-clad extravaganza hosted several panels and fan sessions devoted to spreading a message of inclusion among the fans.
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Hosting Fundraiser Community WalksSuicide is one of the leading causes of death in America and experts say it's on the rise.
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.