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Mental health advocates wary of Md. gun control proposals

The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people with mental illness has some serious concerns about the direction of proposed gun control bills in Maryland.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:29am EST

Tags: gun control, newtown, National Alliance on Mental Illness, darci marchese, Maryland General Assembly

Mental health group gives hugs to Va. moviegoers

Moviegoers got more than just tickets when they arrived at a Virginia theater. Volunteers raising awareness about depression and seasonal affective disorder were there to offer hugs.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 07:35pm EST


McDonnell makes big, last push for lasting legacy

Gov. Bob McDonnell is using his annual address to the state to make one big, last push for a lasting legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to embrace his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, State of the Commonwealth, transportation, civil rights restoration, teacher pay raise, Chesapeake Bay

Panel on mentally ill gun access releases report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: guns, gun control, Maryland General Assembly, Martin OMalley

Eat your way to a better mood

Are you stress eating? Well, it turns out it actually helps - as long as you're eating the right foods.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:32am EDT

Tags: chocolate, Megan Cloherty, depression, mood, mood-boosting foods

Cellphone use at night poses risk to teens

Many teenagers keep their cellphones near their beds at night to text friends, but researchers say using phones after lights out poses a health risk for teens.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: cellphones, teens, Dick Uliano

Watching reruns offers mental benefits

When people sit down to rewatch their favorite TV shows, they're getting more than a few familiar laughs.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 04:46am EDT

Tags: reruns, Dick Uliano

Pilots forced to weigh job, mental health treatment under FAA rules

Pilots troubled by mental health challenges, which in many cases can be controlled with medication, face the likelihood of being prohibited from flying if they seek treatment.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 02:54pm EDT

Tags: JetBlue, FAA, Pilot Medical Solutions, Neal Augenstein

Mental health advocates plead for funding

Advocates for people suffering with mental illness will plead with lawmakers in Annapolis Tuesday to avoid drastically cutting the budget for mental health.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 05:22am EST

Tags: nami, National Alliance on Mental Illness, darci marchese, Maryland General Assembly, Kathryn Slye-Griffin

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