In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

Find out how acupuncture works, who should avoid it and what conditions it can treat.

Complications

Persistent nervousness, worry and other anxiety symptoms can put you at risk of serious health problems. Take steps to ease your mind sooner rather than later.

Insomnia

Sleepless nights? Insomnia includes difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep or going back to sleep after you awaken. Insomnia may be temporary or chronic.

Prevention

Prevent teenage depression

Concerned about teenage depression? Take simple steps to make a difference — starting today.

Risk factors

Teen suicide

Is your teen at risk of suicide? Get the facts.

Symptoms

Childhood mental illness

Is your child dealing with a mental health condition? Recognize the warning signs.

College depression

Depression can develop at any age, but some young adults are especially vulnerable during the college years. Take prevention and treatment seriously.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Treatments and drugs

Antidepressants for children and teens

Antidepressants have warnings about suicidal thinking, but they may also provide the most effective treatment for your child's depression. These facts can help guide your decision.

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

Family therapy

Illness, conflicts and emotional turmoil can disrupt relationships with your partner, children or parents. See how family therapy might help.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is one way to treat many mental illnesses. See how therapy is used and which type may be best for you.

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