LAKE FOREST, Ill. | Bears receiver Brandon Marshall understands he's going to turn heads when he speaks out, given his well-publicized struggles with mental illness.
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a touchdown reception Sunday against the New Orleans Saints in Chicago.
INDIANAPOLIS | Since the turn of century, the biggest concerns among sports medics have been ACL injuries — particularly in women — concussions, elbow injuries — particularly among pitchers — heat illness, steroids, spinal injuries, and conditions which might cause sudden cardiac arrest. Exc…
INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.
As Hoosiers focus on back-to-school activities, parents may experience stress over another school year.
When I talk with parents of school-age children, their No. 1 concern is school safety.
HAMMOND | Protesters rallied outside the federal courthouse Wednesday in Hammond, demanding a stop to the federal sequestration and cuts to mental health services.
In the wake of the Newtown school tragedy, there was focus on two responses — gun control and improving mental health care.
Every night before she went to sleep, Jane had a ritual.
VALPARAISO | The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Porter County will sponsor the NAMI Family to Family Education Program specifically for families and friends of a person diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
MICHIGAN CITY | Some Michigan City area residents have lost their bid to keep a mental health treatment facility out of their neighborhood.
CROWN POINT | Federal inspectors gave Sheriff John Buncich credit for new improvements in health care for Lake County Jail inmates.
In the aftermath of recent tragedies, many of us are asking what we can do to prevent future instances of violence. Most of the discussion has centered around guns, but strengthening America’s mental health system is just as important.
Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura will soon trade her judge's robes for a new job involving the welfare of children.
INDIANAPOLIS | The first phase of state officials' plan to close the gap in mental health services for children has been a success, one official said.
VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.
Incoming Gov. Mike Pence should make it one of his first tasks to address concerns about how mentally ill inmates are treated in the Department of Correction system.
As our nation searches for answers following the incident in Newtown, Conn., the usual discussion about gun control is now joined by a conversation about mental health and the availability of treatment services to those in need. It is a conversation we should welcome.
The egg nog is flowing, the lights are twinkling and words like "joy" and "jolly" are in season. But not everyone feels that joy or is in the mood for holiday festivities.
A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.
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