Attorneys for a former Westminster police officer are using the Zoloft defense — they say he was using the anti-depressant and isn’t responsible for kidnapping and raping a woman in 2010.
Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to encourage students to utilize mental health services.
A heartbroken father is speaking out about the tragedy that unfolded inside his South Los Angeles home.
It was a crime and verdict that stunned a nation, but the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson — O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife — literally destroyed her younger sister, Tanya.
If you’re a mom pulled in a million different directions — work, soccer practice, a dinner party, play dates — you’re not alone. There are plenty of moms out there who are depressed because they never can get through their “to do” lists.
UC Irvine researchers say the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks made us a sicker nation.
As the U.S. economic recovery begins to show signs of slowing, more Americans are facing mounting debt totals while their pocketbooks continue to shrink — and minorities may be the hardest hit.
99-Cents Only and other stores are seeing their sales decline after years of growth — and one analyst said on Monday it’s another sign of even deeper downturn.
The weakened job market saw employers in May adding the fewest jobs in eight months, while the official unemployment rate inched up to 9.1 percent.
Wall Street may be giving up on its hope for a robust economic recovery in the U.S. — with one trader warning of even rockier times ahead.
You have heard of secondhand smoke, but how about secondhand stress? As it turns out it is as contagious as the common cold but with much more serious consequences.
Jen Levinson seems to have the perfect life — five beautiful children, a husband she adores and a job she loves. But there is something painful she has kept hidden, that happens every month.
Add “Facebook depression” to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors’ group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.
A survey conducted by LA County’s Department of Public Health finds nearly 14 percent of adults surveyed said they had been diagnosed with depression, up from about 9 percent in 1999.
If your kid play video games for 30 hours or more every week, he or she may be more susceptible to mental health issues, according to new research.