Virginia Senate Passes 'Red Flag' Gun Law, Despite RallyThe Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others, as the state moves closer to joining a growing number of states enacting so-called “red flag” gun laws.
'Blue Monday' Depression Peak Isn't Real, But Seasonal Blues Are. Here's What Do To About ThemResearch hasn't proved that there is any one day more depressing than all the others, but it's actually a PR stunt that has unfortunately cemented itself into modern culture.
Police: Woman Perched In Tree Rescued By OfficersA police officer in Maryland risked his own safety to rescue a woman perched in a tree in the middle of the night.
Maryland Youth Needing Psychiatric Care Find Long Waits, DrivesTraveling long distances to access inpatient psychiatric care is a familiar problem for the parents of children and adolescents living in rural areas, especially in Maryland, where 18 of its 24 jurisdictions are considered rural under state law and 25 percent of Maryland’s 6 million residents live within those areas.
Ravens TE Hayden Hurst Continues To Make Name For Himself, Scoring Career-Best 61-Yard TDAt 26, Baltimore Ravens rookie tight end Hayden Hurst continues to make a name for himself.
Living By The Coast Can Improve Mental Health, Study SaysA new study suggests living by the coast can improve one's mental health.
Navy Confirms String Of Recent Suicides By USS George H.W. Bush SailorsFour service members of the United States Navy have died by suicide between July and September of this year, officials have confirmed.
Path Of Encouragement | How One Towson Neighborhood Is Trying To Prevent SuicidesThey may seem like plain yard signs to you, but they have a bigger meaning.
One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds From Suicide, WHO SaysThe number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths.
Mental Health Report Complete In Newspaper Shooting CaseThe mental health evaluation for a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper last year has been completed.
Crying On The Job? You're Not Alone, With 8 In 10 Workers Shedding TearsMore than 8 in 10 workers admit to crying at work, with almost half of those saying they were driven to tears because of their bosses or colleagues, according to a new survey from career site Monster.com.
Blaming Mass Shootings On Mental Illness Is 'Inaccurate' And 'Stigmatizing', Experts SayMental health experts, including representatives from the American Psychological Association, have called it "unfounded" to blame mass shootings on mental illness in place of considering other possible factors, such as hate, bigotry and access to assault weapons.
Baltimore Schools' Mission: Help Students Cope With TraumaThe schools come in response to a growing realization among educators that chronic childhood trauma affects brain development and creates the risk of health problems.
Howard County To Air Suicide Prevention PSA In All Movie Theaters Next MonthA suicide prevention PSA will air in all Howard County movie theaters August 9 to September 5.
The US Suicide Rate Is Up 33% Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.