mental health

June 20, 2019 - 9:07 am
A man who police say randomly shot 4 victims in Metairie and New Orleans, apparently had dealt with some mental issues in the 6 months. But is there anything people around him could have seen to prevent this tragedy? 22-year old Sean Barrette's had been having some mental issues according to...
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Isaiah J. Peoples appears for his arraignment in Santa Clara County Superior Court as his lawyer, Chuck Smith, stands at his side on Friday, April 26, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. The former U.S. Army sharpshooter Peoples is charged with eight counts of attempted murder after authorities say he deliberately plowed his car into pedestrians Tuesday. (Jim Gensheimer/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)
April 26, 2019 - 6:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Iraq War veteran deliberately drove into a group of pedestrians because he thought some of the people were Muslim, California authorities said Friday. Isaiah Joel Peoples, 34, faces eight counts of attempted murder for injuring eight people, including four who remain...
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Chris Miller
January 22, 2019 - 3:02 pm
The president of De La Salle High School is taking a medical leave of absence after attempting to leap from the Huey P. Long bridge, according to a report from The New Orleans Advocate . Causeway Police and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officials responded to the incident around 5:00 p.m. Monday...
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A bouquet of flowers, left by mourners, lays near the site of Wednesday's mass shooting, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Investigators continue to work to figure out why an ex-Marine opened fire Wednesday evening inside a Southern California country music bar, killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
November 10, 2018 - 5:00 am
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they've learned, but at least one Instagram post he made after beginning the massacre has emerged as an early focus. Social media platforms...
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November 01, 2018 - 8:00 pm
An American Psychological Association report shows Generation Z, people from 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. 91% of Gen Z adults say they have felt physical or emotional symptoms, such as depression or anxiety associated with stress. LSU Health New Orleans School of...
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David Blake
July 27, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Five people from Amite will be taking a trip to federal court, facing charges for allegedly keeping an autistic family member of one of the defendants locked in a six by eight chicken cage , beating the woman, taking her SSI payments, and even forcing her to eat dog feces. When we hear about a...
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June 08, 2018 - 11:24 am
The theme song from the movie M.A.S.H. is wrong - suicide is NOT painless. News this morning that iconic celebrity chef and globe trotter Anthony Bourdain was dead at the age of 61 from an apparent suicide was especially shocking following the suicide of fashion icon Kate Spade just days before...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, a child plays beside a message board adorned with notes for loved ones who took their own lives during an Out of the Darkness Walk event organized by the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at Sawyer Point Park in Cincinnati. Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday, June 7, 2018. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
June 07, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday. More than half of suicides in 2015 in a subgroup of 27 states were among people with no known mental health condition, the Centers for Disease Control...
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May 28, 2018 - 9:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters: Alberto weakens to a subtropical depression as threat of heavy rain continues.
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March 29, 2018 - 7:06 am
(AP) -- The New Orleans Police Department is marking the graduation of its latest group of officers trained to recognize and deal with people who have mental health disorders. The group graduating Thursday is the ninth class to receive what is known as Crisis Intervention Team training. The...
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