‘Garrett’s Space’ hosting 24-hour virtual fundraiser
It’s been five heart-wrenching years since Julie and Scott Halpert of Ann Arbor lost their beloved son Garrett to suicide. Through their grief, the Halperts have worked tirelessly to make sure other young people get the type of help they wish Garrett could have.
Experts weigh in on how to combat those back-to-school jitters
Going back to school can be exciting, and yet it can also be the cause of a case of the jitters. Students may feel stress and anxiety for many reasons, and we want to help families with the transition so we spoke to the experts at Mind Wellness Counseling.
Sheriff searching for Pontiac General Hospital employee charged with sexually assaulting patient
Sheriff’s detectives in Oakland County are asking for the public’s help in finding a man charged with sexually assaulting a patient at a hospital where he worked. The incident happened at Pontiac General Hospital, officials say.
New 988 mental health hotline launches Saturday across US -- What we know
Quick help for suicidal thoughts and other mental health emergencies will soon be easy as 9-8-8. Starting Saturday, the new three-digit crisis hotline will launch across the United States, routing callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Metro Detroit therapy camp helps kids talk about their mental health
Getting our teenagers to talk about their feelings is difficult, especially if they’re struggling. But checking in on our children’s mental health is vital, and if they won’t talk to us, then where can they go where they might feel comfortable sharing?
Why a migraine is more than ‘just a headache’
Many of us can agree that migraines are the worst, and it seems like more and more people are getting them. Not only are these headaches on steroids painful, but also time-consuming. The National Library of Medicine reports that a migraine can last up to 72 hours if left untreated.
‘It’s important to have those conversations’: How to talk to kids about mental health
Mental health is top of mind for many parents, from bullying to depression, school shootings, and suicides. But many parents admit they don’t know how to turn asking kids about their day, Into meaningful conversations about mental health.
Mental health is critical for Michiganders that are looking to overcome negative feelings
Many people report that their stress and anxiety levels rise this time of year. So local mental health expert Dr. Jennifer Peltzer Jones from Henry Ford Emergency Behavioral Services is here to help circumvent that frame of mind with tips that can help change your way of thinking.