Former Olympian and Montgomery County native, Dominique Dawes is praising Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the women’s gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles cited mental health struggles for pulling out of Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competitions, highlighting an ongoing discussion in sports.
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.
Anthony Britton is trying to remove the stigmas of seeking help for mental health within the BIPOC community.
The warning signs are all there.
Lessons learned from the front lines of war are being used to help those who have been battling on the front lines of the pandemic, and in fact, the psychological support offered by the ReST program is now available for anyone who needs it.
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.
Some Northern Virginia students are headed back into the classroom Tuesday for the first time in close to a year, including in Loudoun and Fairfax counties. It’s a big change of pace, and according to experts, it can lead to mental health challenges for many children too.
Virginia’s Department of Education is exploring year-round school amid new data reportedly showing children are navigating challenges academically more so than before the pandemic.
COVID-19 "fatigue" is having a negative effect on some protective measures that people are taking to guard against the coronavirus -- although mask-wearing is up, according to a new USC survey.
The projection from Dr. Anthony Fauci that we could be dealing with the pandemic through next summer or even into next fall is weighing heavy on a lot of shoulders tonight.
The year 2020 has been the worst year ever for Americans’ sleep, according to new research.
Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University.
Whether it is through prayer or reflection at the Washington National Cathedral or alternative means like CBD, people are seeking to decompress as they brace for a contentious election outcome.
Virtual learning combined with the stresses of the pandemic is causing some kids in the DMV to attempt to hurt themselves, according to Dr. Adelaide Robb at Children’s National Hospital.
Recommended guidelines may not screen moms long enough for postpartum depression, the NIH said.
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.
According to an August survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40% of Americans are struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.