Work in a bipartisan manner to raise the visibility for mental health reforms and find solutions to improve mental health care and delivery of services to those in need.
California is suffering a shortage of mental health professionals – and it's expected to get worse in the next decade.
In 2013, California had a shortage of 336 psychiatrists, according to national projections from the Health Resources and Services Administration, cited by the state Governor’s Office.
Dr. Nick Nelson walks through busy Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., to a sixth-floor exam room, where he sees patients from around the world who say they have fled torture and violence.
By some accounts, nearly half of America's incarcerated population is mentally ill — and journalist Alisa Roth argues that most aren't getting the treatment they need.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harris County sheriff’s office doesn’t want its jail to be the largest mental health facility in Texas anymore — but first it needs to find somewhere else to accommodate patients before they get swept up in the criminal justice system.
Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes -- burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors.
This column is a plea to all current and future college students and their families to deal openly and constructively with emotional, social and academic turmoil that can sometimes have heartbreaking — and usually preventable — consequences.
Twenty-two psychiatrists and psychologists, including some of the field’s most prominent thinkers, are calling on the American Psychiatric Association on Thursday to substantially revise its controversial Goldwater rule, which bars APA members from offering their views of a public figure’s apparent psychological traits or mental status.
Mental-health problems among college students have been climbing since the 1990s, according to the American Psychological Association.
In May, when the National Basketball Players Association announced Dr. William D. Parham as its first-ever director of mental health and wellness, it came as a surprise to some and an inevitability to others.
Physical fitness in middle age is tied to a lower risk of later-life depression and death from cardiovascular disease, a new study reports.