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.
Wednesday afternoon, police responded to the Rowlett Park bridge after a call about a man on fire and hanging there. Officers and firefighters lowered him to the river and tried to save him, but he was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital.
A statewide grand jury studying school safety issued an interim report Thursday that tore into Florida’s mental health system, saying that “deficiencies in funding, leadership and services related to mental health care tend to turn up everywhere like bad pennies.”
Since March, there has been a significant uptick in the number of school-aged kids going to the emergency room since the beginning of the pandemic. New research shows the trips are not for minor mishaps at home, but for things like anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns.
Thanksgiving is days away, and for many people it will not be filled with the usual traditions and familiar faces packed around the dinner table. Experts say in increase in mental health issues are expected this year.
The year 2020 has been the worst year ever for Americans’ sleep, according to new research.
If you’re feeling down, you’re not alone. A good part of the country is going to be disappointed, maybe even angry, no matter how the presidential race ends.
Recommended guidelines may not screen moms long enough for postpartum depression, the NIH said.
Law enforcement agencies are taking a hard look at how they police the community, and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office announced a new behavioral health program, joining Tampa and St. Petersburg police departments in changing how they respond to mental health-related calls.
The kidnapping of an American woman by Somali pirates made international headlines and now she's sharing her struggles with PTSD to help others in the Bay Area.
While therapy animals are not a new concept, hugging cows in the name of wellness is gaining popularity not just in its origin country, but in the U.S. as well.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked.
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says trying to turn police officers into mental health professionals is like trying to jam a round ball through a square hole.