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More adequate mental-health services a necessity I enjoyed reading Brian Brehm’s June 3 article on Winchester’s work to create a mental health assessment facility (Northwestern Crisis Intervention Team Assessment Center). It is so important that our local governments provide mental-health services for Virginians. A loved family member of mine has suffered with serious mental illness …

About 50 children packed into one of the meeting rooms at the Boys & Girls Club’s SIerra Vista Clubhouse in Canyon Country on Monday afternoon to hear local therapist Tanyika Moore and actor Issac Ryan Brown discuss mental health during the #NoStigmasAllowed event. This is the second year that the Boys & Girls Club …

The kids are not all right. Almost 40 percent of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who identify as LGBTQ+ have seriously considered suicide in the last year. That number is even higher for transgender and gender-nonbinary youth, 54 percent of whom have seriously considered suicide in that same time frame, and …

(Image via Getty) Time in law school is marked by extreme stress, anxiety, overwhelming expectations and financial uncertainty. Many students admit they are not seeking help because they are concerned that doing so will negatively impact their bar admission. — New York State Bar Association President Henry Greenberg, announcing a call to action to determine …

Henry M. Greenberg, president of the New York State Bar Association. Photo: David Handschuh/NYLJ The new president of the New York State Bar Association is announcing today that he’s launching a blue-ribbon committee to determine if the state should remove questions about mental health disorders from applications for the bar. The move mirrors efforts underway nationwide. In …

The computer dashboard at Shout, a suicide prevention text service, flashes up with a new cry for help every minute or two. The really worrying ones are highlighted in yellow by software that attempts to detect if a texter is about to try to kill themselves. Words and phrases such as “overdose” or “I can’t …

Give Lexi Thompson credit. She may have the strongest chin in women’s golf. She took more than her share of setbacks in windy conditions during a tough weekend at the ShopRite LPGA Classic but kept punching back. Thompson buried a clutch eagle putt at the 18th hole Sunday to overtake U.S. Women’s Open winner Jeongeun …

Charlamagne Tha God Get into Therapy, America … You’ll See Less Violence!!! 6/9/2019 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Charlamagne Tha God is adamant … if Americans collectively decide to get their mental health in order, there’d no doubt be a huge decline in violence. We got Charlamagne out in NYC and straight-up asked him … if rappers …

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A Fresno police officer shot and killed a woman in downtown Fresno Saturday morning. They got a call after 9 a.m. about a suicidal woman at an upstairs apartment on Stanislaus and C St., just west of Highway 99. Chief Dyer says the husband told officers she was trying to kill …