Mental illness affects every fifth person living in war zones, recent research from the World Health Organization shows.
A tweet by the US army asking how service had impacted US soldiers back fired with hundreds sharing accounts of mental trauma. The spotlight should also be on victims of the US military's actions abroad.
The National Institute of Health estimates that suicides are responsible for twice as many deaths as homicides in the country.
Ninth-graders at the Uplift Hampton Preparatory school in US's Dallas learn about mental health using different techniques to spot depression and anxiety.
Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life.
As Indian women feature at the top of global female suicide rate, we met a group of survivors from Bangalore city who explained how suicidal thoughts crept into their minds.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 300 million people worldwide have depression and 50 million have dementia. Schizophrenia is estimated to affect 23 million people, and bipolar disorder around 60 million.
Madeline Stuart, the first professional model with Down’s syndrome to make the cut for New York Fashion Week, continues her triumphant journey as a model as another 21-year-old, a Spanish model also with Down syndrome, fulfills her catwalk dream.
Vanessa Marquez, who appeared on the TV medical drama "ER" and starred in the movie "Stand and Deliver," was fatally shot by police officers after they say she pointed a replica handgun at them.
There are a number of factors including the social isolation of farming but the biggest pressure is financial. Farm incomes have dropped by half in the last five years alone and the prospects aren't looking any brighter.
Humanitarian aid blockades in Yemen have led to extreme health emergencies while psychological trauma is not seen as a a priority as funds for government and aid organisations are drying up.
The worldwide study covered almost 120,000 patients and findings intend to guide doctors and patients. But effectiveness of 21 drugs covered by study varies widely .
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