Meet teens taking on what experts call a mental health crisis

Charlotte, North Carolina CNN  —  A roomful of teenagers — some old friends and some strangers — stood with their hands, feet or backs together and their eyes closed. “We…

Flint residents reported high rates of depression, PTSD years after water crisis

CNN  —  In a new study, researchers say the experiences of residents of Flint, Michigan, show that environmental disasters like the water crisis can have long-term consequences for mental health.…

The migrant crisis is so much larger than DeSantis’ stunt

Too bad everyone can’t work together because by all accounts border authorities are overwhelmed and there are people at the border who need somewhere to go. Many of those encountered…

100 Years After Compact, Colorado River Nearing Crisis Point

DENVER (AP) — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem. The 40 million people who depend on the river to fill up…

Yelp to begin prominently labeling crisis pregnancy centers to avoid confusion

Now, if a person comes across a crisis pregnancy center when browsing Yelp’s business pages, they will see a notice that prominently identifies it as such and notes it may…

Heat Wave Complicates Global Energy Crisis and Climate Fight

Deadly heat and Russia’s war in Ukraine are packing a brutal double punch, upending the global energy market and forcing some of the world’s largest economies into a desperate scramble…

Biodiversity Crisis Affects Billions Who Rely on Wild Species, Researchers Say

Billions of people worldwide rely on some 50,000 wild species for food, energy, medicine and income, according to a sweeping new scientific report that concluded humans must make dramatic changes…

Drug Distributors Cleared of Blame for Opioids Crisis in W. Va. County

A federal judge has ruled that the nation’s three largest drug distributors cannot be held liable for the opioid epidemic in one of the most ravaged counties in the country…

McKinsey Guided Companies at the Center of the Opioid Crisis

In 2017, less than two years later, the F.D.A. took the rare step of demanding that Endo pull Opana from the market, citing the grave public health consequences of its…

How a Crisis Actor Conspiracy Theory Rises in Times of Tragedy

In the outpouring of grief immediately after the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, posts appeared on Twitter and other social media platforms about a man named “Bernie.” He was…