"Gaming Disorder" Recognized As A Mental Health ConditionCompulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition, according to World Health Organizations.
Depression And Suicide: What Signs To Look ForAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.8 million American adults seriously thought about suicide in 2016.
The Warning Signs Of Suicide – And How To Get Help"One of the things we keep coming back to when these surprising events happen is you never know what is in somebody's head."
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Report: Police Not Reporting People Who Shouldn't Own GunsFerguson recommended Chicago police officials train officers on the reporting requirements and make the forms accessible for officers.
Gun Control Advocates Look To SpringfieldGun control advocates are now focused on lawmakers at the state level because no one expects changes in gun laws from Washington.
Mental Health Advocates Hold National Summit In ChicagoOlympian Michael Phelps was among more than 50 speakers taking the stage Tuesday at The Kennedy Forum Annual Meeting, hoping to end some of the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Chicago's Mental Health Clinics: Doing More With LessChicago's health director says more mental health services are now available for residents even though there are fewer city-run clinics.
Mental Health: There Are Apps For ThatSome see them as a revolution in psychotherapy. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Chicago Mayor: All 911 Dispatchers Trained In Mental Health AwarenessDispatchers completed an 8-hour training course to help them identify 911 calls that warrant a crisis-intervention trained officer.
New Mental Health Hospital To Be Built, Lessen Burden On Will County JailPlans are in the works to build a new, 100-bed mental health hospital in southwest suburban New Lenox to serve people in Will and Grundy Counties.
Holidays Not As Stressful As Some Might ThinkYou might think of the holiday season as a time when more people need mental health help, but a local expert said that’s not necessarily so.
Calls To Crisis Hotlines Have Spiked Since Trump's Election: Chicago Health OfficialsCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker looks at some of the faces behind the numbers.
Mental Health Advocates Demand Better Services From City For Low-Income Patients Mental health advocates protested outside of Mayor Emanuel's office today, saying that there are still not enough services available for low-income mental patients, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.