Half of Americans have mental illness in lifetime

UPI Nearly half of all people in the United States will experience a mental illness during their lifetimes, but the stigma remains, researchers say. However, a Web site, developed in collaboration among researchers at the University of Virginia, Harvard University and University of Washington, allows visitors to examine and gain…

Poor Mental Health Harming Productivity, Report Says

Reuters One in five workers suffer from a mental illness such as depression or anxiety and these conditions increasingly affect productivity in the workplace as many struggle to cope, a report by the OECD said on Monday. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development found people with mental illness are…

GRAY MATTERS: ‘Operation Santa’ provides gifts for low-income families

By Bonnie Sullivan Finley Ho Ho Ho! Bonnie Sullivan Finley takes us to the hub of Santa’s volunteer work in Del Norte county: “Operation Santa.” Here, volunteer elves are busily working their holiday magic to enable hundreds of low-income families to enjoy Christmas this year. Happy Holidays! — Todd Metcalf…