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.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is working to help so many who are struggling, working to end the stigma and shame associated with mental illness.
It's a daunting reality as September highlights National Recovery Month.
With stress and anxiety on the rise in the pandemic, concerns have grown about suicide during an incredibly difficult time. While the awareness campaign's traditional walk has been disrupted, a virtual one is still planned. Learn more at afsp.org/miexperience
Researchers said the findings suggest people all over the world are consuming too much technology and news, which is generally making them feel more anxious.
The CDC mental health survey found that younger adults, minorities, essential workers and unpaid adult caregivers have been disproportionately impacted.
Chief Craig said Darrien Walker was taken for mental health care weeks before he was killed in an altercation with police.
As the family mourns the loss of Austin they realized this tragedy could give life to someone else.
EndeavorRx is a game aimed at improving attention function and symptoms associated with ADHD in 8 to 12-year-olds.
So many are feeling anxious and depressed during this global pandemic.
Four residents volunteered to work in ICU's caring for patients on ventilators, side-by-side with the critical care teams.
Suicide help lines are flooded too. Stabenow says it is critical that money hits the ground. But we have to do something that has been a challenge even before COVID-19. Squash the stigma around getting help.
The University of Michigan launched a two-week study March 24th asking 562 adults across the country how they're coping with COVID-19. The questions were about anxiety, depression, relationships and parenting.
According to Nielsen, alcohol sales are up more than 50 percent. Online alcohol sales are up more than 200 percent.
It's a decision that has left the victim's family -- and members of the community -- outraged.
"It's fragile industry anyway," said O'Connor. "It is hard working, long hours, demanding, there are a lot of folks with mental health issues or substance abuse issues as a lot of us do anyway."
Michigan officials are directing residents to a national hotline for help if they are struggling with the mental and emotional toll of COVID-19.
For people who were already struggling with mental health issues, sheltering in place can leave people alone and in turn - lead them down dark paths.
"There isn't any rhyme or reason - there isn't like a playbook that you can go to," she said.
FOX 2 spoke with Charlamagne at Inception Detroit a 21st Century Mental Health Gym and wellness spa in Farmington Hills.