mental health

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter
AP Photo/John Minchillo
Associated Press
July 11, 2020 - 11:24 am
Health experts have warned of a looming mental health crisis linked to the coronavirus outbreak, and the federal government rolled out a broad anti-suicide campaign. But doctors and researchers say the issues reverberate deeper among Black people, who've seen rising youth suicide attempts and...
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Clarity Through Charity
Clarity Through Charity
Lisa Fielding
July 07, 2020 - 1:42 pm
Whether it is illness, job loss, or death of a loved one, the need of mental health services is more important than ever. Each Tuesday, we look at people and organizations doing positive things to help others. With this week's Difference Maker, here's WBBM Newsradio's Lisa Fielding.
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The Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition
The Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition
WBBM Newsradio Staff
May 20, 2020 - 8:25 am
The Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition has initiated a campaign to benefit local organizations in Chicago that are helping with critical efforts for Chicago’s relief and recovery, based on four themes: food, homelessness, personal protection equipment (PPE) community and mental health.
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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, left, and Dr. Ngozi Ezike, of the Illinois Department of Public Health
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, left, and Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (Photo by Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Ariel Parrella-Aureli
April 25, 2020 - 3:38 pm
As coronavirus cases statewide surpassed 41,000 Saturday, officials acknowledged the increased need for mental health resources to help residents who feel the mental strains from the pandemic.
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