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Queens Village »

Security Tightened at Creedmoor Psych Facility After Killer Escapes

The convicted killer waltzed out by putting on a visitor's scarf, prosecutors said.

Crown Heights »

Planned Crown Heights Facility for Mentally Ill Angers Homeowners

Scores of longtime homeowners oppose plans to build apartments for the mentally ill on their block.

Financial District »

Unique Therapy Helps Traumatized New Yorkers Heal

Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (E.M.D.R.) has become a go-to treatment for trauma and anxiety.

Financial District »

The Process of Therapy: The First Session

The final part of DNAinfo's four-part series on the process of therapy includes setting goals.

Financial District »

The Process of Therapy: How to Get Connected

The third installment of DNAinfo New York's four-part series on the Process of Therapy.    

New York City »

The Process of Therapy: Which Therapist is Right for Me?

There are many kinds of therapy styles, and many kinds of therapists who practice them.

Sunnyside »

Alleged Subway Pusher Erika Menendez Moved to Psychiatric Ward

Erika Menendez was transferred to Elmhurst Hospital's prison ward for women with mental illness.

New York City »

Don't Hold Yourself Back From Making Changes in the New Year

Despite the best resolutions, we often have unconscious beliefs that stop us from making positive change.

New York City »

Mayor Introduces Mental Health Initiative in NYC Courts System

In an effort to curb crimes, teams will assess mentally ill criminals and advise the court on treatment.

New York City »

How to Help Others While Helping Yourself During Sandy's Aftermath

Morris Cohen, LCSW, shares tips on how to keep yourself mentally healthy after Sandy.

Harlem »

Wu-Tang Clan Producer Charged With Sex Assault to Undergo Psych Test

A Manhattan judge ordered a psychatric exam for Wu-Tang Clan producer Derrick Harris.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Judge Clears Way for Controversial Chelsea Shelter to Open

A judge ruled that Chelsea's BRC shelter can start moving residents into West 25th Street on July 15. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 Committee Approves Supportive Housing Development in Washington Heights

CB 12's Land Use committee voted in favor of a resolution to support the new affordable housing development.