For the past decade, research has found that depression disproportionately affects the children of immigrant parents. One reason is the difficulties adjusting to life in America. But why are depression rates for Latinas higher than anyone else?
Residents of Newtown are trying to determine what to do with their school, which was the site of a mass shooting late last year. In making that determination, though, they're able to draw on the experience of many others who have dealt with the same issue, from Columbine High School to a movie theater in Colorado.
Tragedies linked to mental health have been in the news recently and they've sparked a conversation around the unmet mental health needs in the United States. Healthcare professionals are beginning to rethink the way America approaches mental health care.
The Sandy Hook tragedy has ignited an open debate on gun control and availability of mental health services. But for the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, the aftermath of the shooting has changing with whom they do business.
Aurora, Colo., is one of the most diverse cities in that state. It has a vibrant community of refugees, many of whom don't speak English. Recently, a refugee group pulled together an event to try and help people cross the language barrier and get the facts about the violent movie theater shooting there.
A gunman killed 12 people and injured 59 more when he opened fired in a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie early Friday morning. It was the worst mass shooting in Colorado since the Columbine Massacre in 1999.
Investigators have yet to uncover a motive behind 24-year-old James Holmes' deadly assault in a Colorado movie theater last week. Whether the attack qualifies as an act of terrorism is a complicated question that may not have a conclusive answer.
One week after the Colorado shooting, Adam Gopnik takes a look back at what happened and what needs to change. Though it's impossible to say that violence in American pop culture causes mass murdering, Gopnik says, the two are connected. Has the cost of movie violence gotten too high?
The office of Houston's mayor created a video to show people what to do if their school or office is invaded by an active shooter. In the wake of recent shootings, it's been viewed more than a half million times on YouTube.