Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer "brain fog" and other problems that can last for months, and new findings suggest some worrisome overlaps with Alzheimer’s disease.
Simone Biles cited mental health struggles for pulling out of Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competitions, highlighting an ongoing discussion in sports.
The beds, which will increase San Francisco's residential treatment capacity by 20 percent, allow the city's outreach teams such as the Street Crisis Response Teams, who respond to roughly 500 calls per month, to refer more of their clients to treatment facilities.
Vallejo police are set to receive $900,000 federal funding to create a mental health response unit.
"Over the last year I've promoted self-love and self-care and the Giants are offering me the opportunity to transition to a role as a mental-health advocate," wrote San Francisco Giants minor leaguer Drew Robinson.
Chief Scott says the department is 18% below needed staffing, short nearly 400 officers.
As the sheer number of California wildfires, so far this year, dwarfs last year's record year, are we becoming traumatized by all the destruction and disaster? Millions of Californians are worried about wildfires.
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a drug sobering center that will provide 20 short-term beds and support services for people at risk of drug overdoses.
It’s the only therapy that U.S. regulators have said can likely treat the underlying disease, rather than manage symptoms like anxiety and insomnia.
Athletes voiced their support following Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open, prompting the leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments to address players’ concerns about mental health.
Sam Yasko died following a struggle with Vacaville police officers. His mother is suing the city and department alleging excessive force caused her son's death in late 2017.
What frequently happens when a person suffering from mental illness, often someone who is also homeless, refuses psychiatric treatment?
Thousands of retired Black professional football players are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players are eligible for claim payouts in the NFL’s $1 billion brain injury settlement.
The ongoing pandemic has made access to mental health services more necessary than ever, though new reports suggest Americans aren’t getting the care they need.
Researchers say they found a way to tell from a person’s blood how severe their depression is, the risk of developing severe depression in the future and the risk of future bipolar disorder.
One year after the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools nationwide, a CDC survey released Thursday shows that remote learning has taken a toll on the mental and physical health of both parents and children.
A Spanish political party’s proposal for an experimental four-day workweek was accepted by Spain’s government, which is hoping to help the country achieve a better work/life balance.
Demi Lovato’s drug overdose in 2018 resulted in the singer having three strokes and a heart attack, leaving her with physical limitations that still affect her.
A pilot program to dispatch counselors and paramedics to mental health crises, instead of Oakland police officers is having trouble getting off the ground.
BART is planning to fill six vacant BART police officer positions with trained, but unarmed, social workers.