Mental Health

Thumbnail sad woman credit trig shutterstock cna Abortion linked to mental health problems down the road, study finds

Washington D.C., Sep 3, 2016 / 04:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Abortion during the late teen and early adult years raises a woman’s risk of mental...

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Thumbnail praying credit champion studio via wwwshutterstockcom cnajpg A tele-prayer service for Catholics with mental illnesses

To recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability held a teleconference prayer service offering those...

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Thumbnail 13 reasons why official poster credit  2017 netflix cna Catholic leaders urge extreme caution for new Netflix series

Denver, Colo., Apr 21, 2017 / 05:23 pm (CNA).- It’s only been out for a few weeks, but that’s enough time for “13 Reasons Why” to have become the...

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Thumbnail old man credit unsplash cna Dutch want right-to-die for people who feel 'their life is complete'

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct 15, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Dutch government is set to legalize euthanasia for people who don’t want to...

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Thumbnail ammunition for a semi automatic rifle credit guy j sagi shutterstock cna How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room went silent and one...

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Thumbnail assisted suicide the musical courtesy of unity theatre liverpool cna 1 In new musical, disability rights activist tackles assisted suicide

London, England, Nov 27, 2016 / 03:48 pm (CNA).- Physician-assisted suicide has been a subject of controversy for several years, but Liz Carr is...

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Thumbnail prison gates credit rirf stock shutterstock cna Is Virginia about to execute a man with a serious mental illness?

Richmond, Va., Jun 30, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Morva is scheduled to be executed in Virginia on July 6. He has been convicted of...

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Thumbnail img 8291 LA County Department of Mental Health hosts faith-based Advocacy Council meeting

On April 7, the L.A. County Department of Mental Health (DMH) hosted a meeting of the faith-based Advocacy Council as an opportunity for government...

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Thumbnail alone in prayer credit des d mona via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 6 29 15 Mental health has a spiritual element, Holy See reminds UN

Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See's representative to the United Nations appealed Wednesday to the Human...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 394794652 Merciful companions needed to support post-abortive women and those affected by abortion

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is looking for “merciful companions” — men and women to walk through the healing process with those affected by an...

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Thumbnail army chaplain conducts memorial service in helmand afghanistan credit defence images via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 11 18 15 Military chaplains help traumatized soldiers, but who helps them?

As military veterans and victims of violence are treated for psychological trauma, the emotional wounds of missionaries and military chaplains...

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Thumbnail 13 reasons 01 Not your fault: ‘13 Reasons Why’ is not the awareness we need

On March 31, Netflix released a new streaming show that has gained increasing attention among young people. “13 Reasons Why” follows the story of...

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Thumbnail david prison story Prison on parole- Juvenile halls, mental illness, harsh sentences: A closer look at overcrowded penitentiaries in California

Man, it was cold in this stinking holding tank, right off a yard. Barely 9 a.m., and it already reeked of urine. Goosebumps were popping up through...

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Thumbnail priests in green vestments celebrate a mass of thanksgiving for two new canadian saints in st peters basilic a on oct 12 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 10 13 14 Rise in priest suicides prompts call for helpline in Ireland

Dublin, Ireland, Jul 3, 2017 / 04:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Besides a shortage of vocations, Irish priests are facing an even more harrowing kind of...

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Thumbnail robin williams credit public domain on spirituality pathways site cna cna Robin Williams' death renews call for mental health attention

The death of iconic comedy star Robin Williams highlights the need for greater education, understanding and support surrounding those struggling...

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Thumbnail pregnant credit unsplash cna So, abortion doesn't harm women's mental health? The stats disagree

Washington D.C., Jan 3, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says that...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 406691518 South Coast Interfaith Council presents Mental Health Academy

A series of free public classes will provide training on how to recognize and provide support to individuals and families struggling with mental...

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Thumbnail st. dymphna St. Dymphna: Patron saint of the mentally ill

May 15 is the feast day of St. Dymphna, patron saint of those suffering from emotional or nervous disorders. Dymphna was the only child of a...

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