Recent Donation To Help Loyola University's Clinical Center Provide Trauma, Grief Services For FreeA recent donation to Loyola University's Clinical Center will bring much needed help to families experiencing trauma in Baltimore.
Feeling Anxious About Returning To In-Person Life? You're Not Alone, Experts SayAs COVID-19 restrictions are eased and Marylanders start to head back to work, some may be feeling a little anxiety about a return to in-person life.
Nearly Half Of Parents Said Teens Face New Or Worsening Mental Health Issues During Pandemic, Poll SaysNearly half of parents reported their teenagers faced new or worsening mental health conditions since the pandemic began, a new poll has found.
Study: High Schoolers Who Misuse Prescription Opioids Are At Higher Risk For Suicidal BehaviorsAbout one of every three high school students who said they were misusing prescription opioids when they were surveyed reported they had attempted suicide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Major League Baseball Players Deal With Depression Due To Isolation Caused By COVID-19 PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased isolation which has caused a rise in cases of depression.
How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Affecting Our Kids' Mental HealthThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows suicide is now the second-leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24.
Don't Let COVID Pandemic Keep You From Reaching Out To ConnectWhile the pandemic has forced Americans to stay at home, doctors urge people to stay connected with loved ones, even if it's just over the phone.
Parents Hope Heartbreaking Loss Of Teen Son To Suicide Will Raise Awareness Of Depression, Isolation While Schools Are ClosedA Baltimore County family is hoping to use their loss to raise awareness about teen depression and suicide as schools remain virtual due to COVID-19.
Maryland Bill Would Give Students Mental Health Days OffA bill in the Maryland State Legislature would grant school students excused absences for mental health reasons.
Man Armed With Knife Threatens Frederick County Deputies, Being Evaluated At Local HospitalThe Frederick County Sheriff's Office detained a man who taunted deputies with a knife after making threats early Thursday morning.
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Seven Tips For Coping With The ‘Winter Blues’Health experts are concerned the more common effects of the pandemic—stress, anxiety, social isolation—will make seasonal affective disorder (a form of depression typically brought on by the shorter daylight hours and gray skies of winter) worse this winter
As Mental Health Difficulties Continue Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Catholic Charities Encourages People To Reach Out For HelpAmid the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health clinics and crisis resource centers are seeing an increase in the number of calls they're getting from people in need of support.
Mental Health Is One Of The Biggest Pandemic Issues In 2021With progress in efforts for Covid-19 vaccines and predictions for when the population will receive them, there seems to be a light at the end of the long, harrowing pandemic tunnel.
UMMS, State, Focus On Mental Health Aspect Of COVID-19 PandemicWith COVID-19 cases surging and a difficult winter expected, state and local officials as well as health care professionals are taking steps to raise awareness about getting help during a time of rising mental health concerns, particularly during the holiday season when the problem can become more acute.
ASK A DOC: How To Prioritize Your Mental Health This WinterMonitoring your emotions and knowing when to reach out for help is important for your mental health. Dr. Drew Pate talks to us about coping with depression, anxiety and the winter blues.