Mental Health

Goats help people cope with mental health issues

A couple in Silver Spring is offering people the chance to interact with goats in their homes. These goats help people who have anxiety and mental health concerns.

Local refugees organize to help new refugees settle in the DMV

Local refugees have come together to complete outreach work that will enable refugee communities to succeed in America. This includes vaccine clinics, translation assistance and the provision of mental health resources.

Montgomery county voters demand council to strengthen mental health resources

Rockville, MD – In an unusual move, voters are calling on elected officials and candidates seeking office to prioritize mental health and set policies to deal with the growing number of health concerns in the county. 

University of Maryland’s therapy dog ready for finals week stress

College Park, MD – It’s heading towards finals week and student stress levels are increasing. University of Maryland Police Department’s Therapy Dog, Teddy, joined the team for times like this.

Facebook whistleblower testifies before members of the Senate

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen fielded questions and shared insight into Facebook’s daily routines at the media giant.

New facility in Baltimore aims to help urban communities grieve family loss

Baltimore, MD- Roberta’s House is a new 22,000 square foot facility in Baltimore that helps families in urban communities through the grieving process. The new facility has amenities such as a punching bag room, arts and crafts, a theater for…

Maryland Athletics launches Momentum

With a rise in professional athletes using their platforms to speak out for personal causes, many colleges are adapting. The University of Maryland has partnered with Opendorse to create a program for building their student-athletes’ brands.

Md. youths needing psychiatric care find long waits, drives

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The first time Jeannine LeMieux’s daughter was hospitalized for a psychotic episode, she was only 8 years old. LeMieux took her daughter to a hospital emergency room near her home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where it was…

One local artist is ditching the canvas for bathroom stalls

When you think about school bathrooms, you may think of how dark they are or even how smelly they are. However, one local artist is on a mission to change that. CNS TV’s Lauren Moses visited Langley Elementary School, where the artist is using her talents to leave her mark on the school and students long after the job is done.

Md. launches mobile wellness vehicle to combat addictions

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — To fight back against substance use disorders and the opioid epidemic, Maryland officials unveiled a new mobile wellness vehicle where individuals can seek education, treatment and recovery Tuesday morning. Fifty percent of individuals in need of treatment…