Mental Health, Substance Abuse Reforms Get ApprovalIn the waning hours of the 2016 legislative session, Florida lawmakers Friday approved wide-ranging reforms to the state's mental-health and substance-abuse treatment systems.
Task Force Urges Doctors To Screen All Adults For DepressionAll adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.
FIU Dean To Lead Study On Lead Exposure In ChildrenA new study on the effects of lead exposure on children's mental health will be lead by a dean at Florida International University.
Facing South Florida: A Look At Issues Important To People In South FloridaState Senator Anitere Flores, the chair of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation, will discuss the issues they will work on this year in Tallahassee.
Dade Judge Honored With Judicial Excellence AwardMiami-Dade County Judge Steve Leifman, who has long led efforts to change the way the legal system handles people with mental illnesses, was honored this week with the newly established Chief Justice Award for Judicial Excellence.
Study: Kids With Better Memories Are Good LiarsIs your youngster a good liar? It may not be such a bad thing, research shows.
NFL Player Retires At Age 24 Over Concerns Of Head TraumaAs more and more cases of current and former NFL players having head issues come out, the more those players are taking note of the dangers of playing the sport.
Cooking Classes Could Help People Cope With Mental Health ProblemsSome counselors, treating patients with issues such as stress, anxiety and depression, are turning to cooking classes to help them cope with mental health problems.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
CBS4 Investigates: Mental Mayhem Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It's mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
"Forgotten Floor" Inmate Dies At HospitalAn inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
Revisiting The Forgotten Floor"Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that's what happened here." So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.