Rapid Shelter Columbia, the community being built for people experiencing homelessness, is set to open November 1st. Officials from the City of Columbia gave progress updates earlier today on the pod community, located downtown on Calhoun Street.
Schools around the world use mindfulness training to help teenagers with mental health. The approach involves learning how to be present and manage feelings.
One of daytime’s biggest soap opera stars is doing something to help people with mental illness. Maurice Benard plays the gangster Sonny Corinthos on “General Hospital.”
A look at the recent boom in online mental health resources helping break down the stigma around seeking help.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month here in South Carolina, and local advocates are lacing up their shoes for the cause.
Mental health in children and adolescents in the U.S. has only worsened during the pandemic. An advisory from the U.S. Surgeon General identifies deteriorating mental health as an urgent crisis among the nation’s youth.
Mental health advocates here in South Carolina are calling on lawmakers to prioritize suicide prevention and mental health initiatives in the state.
The Columbia Police Department is expanding a special unit staffed with counselors to respond to mental health or behavioral related calls for service.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had its fair share of effects on mental health among children and teens. Several alarms have been sounded in recent months by health officials and hospitals who say the nation is in crisis, calling the pandemic’s impact on young people’s mental health “devastating”.
After nearly three years in a pandemic some children are dealing with mental health
Mental Health BoxImage: Alysha Tagert (ABC NEWS) — As the United States enters a third year of the coronavirus pandemic, kids’ mental health continues to be a growing issue. Kids’ health, school and after-school activities continue to be disrupted by the pandemic, while over 200,000 children under 18 in the U.S. have lost a parent or adult caregiver to COVID-19. A report released late…