August 21, 2013

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm has donated $10,000 to benefit children with autism, according to published reports.

August 1, 2013

Walgreens opened a new training facility here in partnership with Have Dreams, an advocacy group for children with autism, according to a story published Wednesday by Evanston Now.

The training involves setting up displays, working the cash register, stocking and organizing shelves and other skill sets that enable the autistic students to make a contribution to a store’s operations.

May 21, 2013

The Ad Council and Autism Speaks have launched a series of public service announcements encouraging awareness about autism among African-American and Hispanic parents.

July 30, 2012

In July, the country’s largest trade group representing the drug industry released a report showing nearly 200 drugs under clinical development or Food and Drug Administration review for treating mental disorders.


July 13, 2012

Nearly 200 drugs for mental illnesses are under clinical development or under review by the Food and Drug Administration, the largest lobbying group for the drug industry said Thursday.

April 25, 2012

CVS Caremark announced today its partnership with The Miracle Project, a nonprofit organization that creates social skills programs for children with autism through the performing arts, to expand The Miracle Project School Inclusion Program to public schools in San Diego and San Jose, Calif.

March 19, 2012

Women take mental health drugs at a much higher rate than men, according to a new study by one of the country's largest pharmacy benefit managers.

March 7, 2012

A drug under development by Forest Labs and Pierre Fabre "significantly" reduced symptoms of major depressive disorder, the companies said Wednesday.

January 6, 2012

Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to depression, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists working with the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study in a release issued Thursday.

October 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength for a psychiatric drug made by Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, Edgemont said Tuesday.

June 23, 2011

One-third of spending on mental health in the United States, or $42 million, goes toward anxiety disorders, according to a new report by Companies & Markets.

June 20, 2011

Improving patients’ beliefs about their medication therapies may significantly improve medication adherence, according to a set of studies sponsored by drug maker Merck and presented last month at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research’s 16th annual international meeting in Baltimore.


May 20, 2011

Such mood disorders as anxiety and depression may be a precursor to diabetes in Latinos, according to a study by University of California at San Diego researchers scheduled for presentation at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in Honolulu.

January 28, 2011

Spouses of older patients with diabetes tend to experience distress if the diabetic patient has symptoms of depression, according to a new study.

January 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating major depressive disorder, the agency said Friday.

October 13, 2010

AstraZeneca is launching a new campaign focused on depression, the Anglo-Swedish drug maker said Thursday....

October 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to treat and prevent relapse after patients...

August 30, 2010

A new study conducted by investigators at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital suggested...

July 19, 2010

More than 300 medications for treating mental disorders are in development, according to a new...

May 31, 2010

A new Consumer Reports health survey found that nearly 80% of respondents seeking treatment for...

May 3, 2010

Hyland’s on Monday announced its partnership with Generation Rescue to participate in the Pavilion of...