"I can’t stand another day in jail, man. It sucks so bad, Judge, you have no idea," pleaded Patrick Macina, accused of breaking into a car and violating his probation.
Fifty years after graduating from high school, 74-year-old Sue Navage is fulfilling her lifelong dream of getting her college diploma -- a bachelor's degree in counseling from Trinity College.
Mental health experts are noticing a new phenomenon: anxiety about life after COVID-19. As restrictions are lifted and activities resume, normal may not feel so "normal" anymore.
For the last three years, researchers at the University of South Florida have been analyzing the effectiveness of computer games on the brains of older adults and now they need more participants for a study that aims to prove its effectiveness.
In body-camera video posted on Facebook by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, a motorcycle deputy pivots from education to empathy when he encounters a distraught biker.
A new study shows COVID-19 affects the mind and the brain in significant ways after researchers found a third of people who survive the virus develop mental health or brain disorders they never had before.
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.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is kicking off the You Are Not Alone campaign, which is designed to encourage neighbors, friends, and family to reach out to those who may be isolated.
Tuesday night, a young Bay Area filmmaker got to see her film title on the marquee at the Tampa Theatre. Mace Walker wrote it when she was just 17. At age 20, she’s sharing a strong message with the world.
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.
The pandemic has had a devastating effect on people with mental health issues. Last year, two school employees from a Brandon school took their lives because of the isolation that COVID-19 caused.
Nearly half of all American workers suffer from a mental health issue since the pandemic began, according to a new report by Oregon-based insurance provider The Standard.
Some couples who already work together now find that they are together 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Therapists say that sort of thing can take a toll if you don't take some precautions.
St. Petersburg city councilors unanimously approved a contract on Thursday with Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services to deploy social workers on nonviolent, noncriminal 911 calls for service.
The Calvary Chapel Worship Center in New Port Richey is home to a unique school. Nine teens, ages 14 to 19, will fill the chairs as the first students of Victory High School, the first in the area for Florida Recovery Schools of Tampa Bay, a non-profit private school.
Between the pandemic and the holiday blues, mental health experts say you’re not alone if you're struggling, adding there are ways to cope and places to seek help.
Researchers behind a large study have found that loneliness might actually help strengthen parts of the brain tied to imagination, reminiscing and future planning — helping those cope with isolation.
In Sarasota County, law enforcement agencies are forming a behavioral health response team to help deputies and officers respond safely to emergencies that may involve a mental health crisis.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state will allocate more than $23 million to help Floridians battling mental health issues due to the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.