A single dose of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound found in “magic mushrooms,” was found to help some people who previously had gotten little relief from standard antidepressants.
The new research, led by a scientist at Stanford, may tell us “something fundamentally important” about how human emotions work.
Licensed psychologist, Dr. Bedford Palmer, weighs in on Kanye West, his mental health, and accountability for his anti-black and anti-semitic remarks.
An AC Transit bus driver who was attacked in East Oakland by the same woman three times, said the agency did nothing to prevent it from happening again. Antoine Nolen says Sharee Hall has targeted him and other drivers for months.
An hammer attack on an AC Transit bus driver in Oakland over the weekend was caught on video.
Pharmacists are sounding the alarm.
In some of the darkest days, Barbara McDonald would turn to music. She says she would "sit downstairs and hear her crying and I would play guitar." Her daughter would cry, battered by her struggles with mental health.
San Francisco city leaders continue to struggle facing the challenges in the Tenderloin.
With more than 100,000 people living on California’s streets, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a first-of-its kind law on Wednesday that could force some of them into treatment as part of a program he describes as "care" but opponents argue is cruel.
It’s estimated that about 20% of the workforce is made up of shift workers, who are more at risk of having depression and anxiety, researchers said.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting Tuesday to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin mushrooms and ayahuasca.
About 62% of respondents said talking to their plants helps their own mental health and 65% said they believe it helps the plants grow.
The biopharmaceutical company expects Auvelity to be commercially available in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2022.
About 2,000 Kaiser mental health workers will begin a strike Monday over working conditions. They say they have already made agreements on money, but now their is a stalemate over other issues that are negatively impacting working conditions and patient care.
People across the United States experiencing a mental health crisis have a new way to reach out for help. Starting Saturday anyone can call or text 988.
San Francisco Police sergeant Chris Morris was ordered to surrender his guns — following family struggles and an internal criminal investigation — before turning a one of the weapons on himself earlier this week, sources told KTVU on Friday.
“The results of this study, coupled with previous research findings, suggest that participation in organized team sport may be a useful medium through which to promote child and adolescent mental health,” the researcher said.
Coping with the aftermath of the Texas elementary school massacre is especially challenging for parents with school-age children. Not only just they help their kids heal, but also manage their own emotions.
VTA made the decision to demolish Building B at their Guadalupe Light Rail Yard, so employees, especially those traumatized by last year's mass shooting, would never have to go back there.
San Francisco's newest supervisor says his background and experience will help him address some of the city's biggest issues. Matt Dorsey attended his first Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning just one day after being sworn into office.