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A new study shows habitual checking of social media may impact young adolescents' brain development.
Monica Casey, WRAL reporter
North Carolina is ranked among the worst states for school psychologists. We have about 1,000 fewer than recommended, even after setting aside more money to pay for them.
About 178,000 North Carolina children, including tens of thousands who likely have individualized education plans like Kate's, attend a public school in which a school psychologist isn't available even part-time. That's almost one in eight of the state's nearly 1.5 million public school children.
Emily Walkenhorst, WRAL education reporter
According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, 68 percent of respondents say the election is a significant source of stress.
As college students are either going remote for classes or dealing with significant uncertainty, their mental health is becoming a greater concern.
As businesses reopen and summer gets underway, COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Psychiatrists say quarantine fatigue could be leading to an all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention
Kate Eshelman, child psychologist, suggests says to put things in perspective, focus on what's positive and find alternative actitvies for your child during the pandemic.
Christina Blake of Knightdale said that just walking past her family's favorite playground causes her 2-year-old to cry.
More than 11 years ago at UNC, an outpatient perinatal depression program revealed a greater need. An inpatient unit is the first of its kind in the United States.
Dawn Woody's daughter suffered with anxiety for years and didn't know it. Woody is sharing the story in hopes of helping others.
Mandy Mitchell, WRAL reporter
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is moving to revoke the license of a Raeford psychiatric center where young patients were allegedly subject to physical and verbal abuse.
Janine Bowen, WRAL digital journalist
Friends and family were expected to gather Friday night in Colorado to celebrate the life North Carolina native Shanann Watts and her two children after their bodies were found Thursday just hours after her husband and the children's father was arrested.
Candace Sweat, WRAL reporter