Mental Health

National Press Foundation link: Veterans and Mental Health September 21, 2016

Veterans and Mental Health

VA System Treating Veterans, Both Older Generations and Young

National Press Foundation link: When Mental Health Hits Home September 21, 2016

When Mental Health Hits Home

Jails Have Become De-facto Psychiatric Hospitals, Upending Families

National Press Foundation link: How to Report on Suicide September 21, 2016

How to Report on Suicide

Media Helped Develop Guidelines on Suicide Coverage

National Press Foundation link: Understanding Mental Health and Brain Disease September 20, 2016

Understanding Mental Health and Brain Disease

A New Way of Looking at Mental Illness Drives Federal Research

National Press Foundation link: Mental Health Disparities by Race September 20, 2016

Mental Health Disparities by Race

Racial Differences Are Wide in Treatment for Mental Health Services

National Press Foundation link: Counties “Stepping Up” on Mental Health September 20, 2016

Counties “Stepping Up” on Mental Health

Counties Working to Assess Jail Populations for Mental Health

National Press Foundation link: When Hospitals Become Jails September 20, 2016

When Hospitals Become Jails

As State Psych Hospitals Downsized, New Care Options Filled the Void – Sometimes

National Press Foundation link: Mental Illness Pervades Jails and Prisons September 19, 2016

Mental Illness Pervades Jails and Prisons

$15 Billion Price Tag for Keeping Mentally Ill in Jail

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Antidepressants September 19, 2016

Reporting on Antidepressants

Journalists Researching Drugs Should Be Wary of Statistical Traps

National Press Foundation link: Mental Health on Capitol Hill September 22, 2016

Mental Health on Capitol Hill

Advocate for mental health reforms says Congress is moving on legislation, although typical Washington roadblocks remain.

National Press Foundation link: With Mental Health, Words Matter September 22, 2016

With Mental Health, Words Matter

Advocates Help Journalists Ease Stigma Caused by Mental Illness

National Press Foundation link: Changing Social Norms Around Behavioral Health September 22, 2016

Changing Social Norms Around Behavioral Health

Head of federal agency urges media and public to rethink their perceptions on mental health and substance abuse.

National Press Foundation link: Mental Health and Phone Apps September 22, 2016

Mental Health and Phone Apps

Harvard expert says some new mental health phone apps – as well as other potential breakthroughs – might be less than advertised.

National Press Foundation link: Changing Model in Psychiatric Hospitals September 22, 2016

Changing Model in Psychiatric Hospitals

New Office of Forensic Services in Washington is rethinking how to properly guide treatment to get criminal suspects care and to help them return to the community.

National Press Foundation link: Mental Health ‘First Aid’ September 22, 2016

Mental Health ‘First Aid’

Advocate for behavioral health issues is working to advance ‘mental health first aid’ policies, as well as other policies such as mental health courts.