Today, tens of millions of Americans are living with the burden of a mental health problem. They shoulder conditions like depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress and bipolar disorder -- debilitating illnesses that can strain every part of a person's life.
Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg has introduced a state and national proposal to enhance mental health services across the country, urging the Obama administration to adopt California’s Mental Health Services Act as a model for the nation and proposing
There were times, Sandra Stark remembers, when she couldn’t use her kitchen or sit on her sofa. Her collections — figurines, vases, paperweights — had overtaken every closet, drawer and surface. Stacks of clothing and old magazines added to the
Best Way to Honor America's Veterans: End the Cycle of Mental Health Neglect, Stigma and Crisis
For the 93rd year since the November 11, 1919 commemoration of "the war to end all wars," the American nation once again pays customary homage
Today MHASF took some time (along with the rest of SF) to celebrate the efforts of our city's baseball team. It was all cheers and smiles at our office and along Market Street. We're very proud of our home team
Excerpt from "Suffering in silence: Stigma over mental health issues keeps some from seeking help"
Funding of Mental Health Services
Despite the number of people affected by a mental disorder, the heavy emotional and financial burdens these disorders exact
Harvard University President Drew G. Faust addressed questions on mental health in a wide ranging conversation with students at Kirkland House Wednesday evening.“Students come to the University sometimes having had mental health issues that we want to be
Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, close to 90 percent go untreated because psychiatrists are in such short supply. Vikram Patel outlines a highly
by Eduardo Vega, MA, Executive Director of MHASF
Exercise is crucial medicine for me, as it is for many. I feel certain, for instance, that training over many years in yoga, martial arts, and now running, has saved me from the