mental-health

Inverse
2 hours ago
Health

A Stress Neurobiologist Reveals the Key Thing We Are All Missing For Good Mental Health

Microbes in our gut can affect mood and mental health.
Transplanting microbes can cause symptoms in animals similar to those in people with psychiatric disorders.
Mail Online
4 hours ago
Health

Problems of being young now branded mental health issues critics claim

Mental health issues among young adults are on the rise, with significant impact on work and economy.
Critics argue societal factors contribute to the framing of everyday problems as mental health issues, disempowering young people.
www.standard.co.uk
5 hours ago
London

Gifted Croydon schoolboy, 16, took his own life after being blackmailed over nude photos

Dinal De Alwis, a talented student, took his own life after receiving threatening messages from a blackmailer.
The tragic incident highlights the devastating impact of online harassment and the need for increased awareness and support.
homelessness
Kqed
30 minutes ago
Mental health

Voters Will Decide On Proposition 1, Mental Health And Homelessness Measure | KQED

Proposition 1 aims to issue $6 billion in bonds for supportive housing and treatment facilities for homelessness and mental illness.
Previous mental health and housing measure, No Place Like Home, fell short on promises.
Mission Local
4 days ago
Public health

SF adds hundreds of treatment beds, but need is far greater

San Francisco struggles to meet residential treatment needs despite adding new beds.
Lack of funding is a major obstacle in addressing the city's treatment needs.
Sun Sentinel
1 week ago
Mental health

When new Miami center opens, arrestees with mental illness can be treated, not jailed

Miami-Dade County plans a center to treat mental illness instead of incarcerating individuals, which would be a pioneering initiative in the nation.
The planned Miami Center for Mental Health and Recovery faces significant bureaucratic delays and is expected to open about 20 years after it was first promised.
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
San Francisco

Will Prop. 1 help solve CA homelessness? Experts weigh in on $6B bond for mental health facilities

Proposition 1 in California aims to provide housing for 11,000 people with mental health needs using over $6 billion in bonds.
There is a need for more funding to address the homelessness and mental health crisis in cities like San Francisco.
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Public health

Can a $6.4 billion mental health ballot measure solve California homelessness?

Proposition 1 aims to raise $6.4 billion in bonds to provide treatment beds and homeless housing units for Californians struggling with mental health and addiction.
The measure has broad support from both Republican and Democrat state lawmakers, despite concerns about involuntary detentions and changes to mental health funding.
morehomelessness
www.theguardian.com
3 hours ago
Mental health

A soul killer': what's behind the US's critical veterinarian shortage?

Shortage of veterinarians lead to crises for pet owners and public health risks
High cost of entry and stress contribute to veterinary shortage and mental health issues
www.theguardian.com
6 hours ago
Mental health

UK eating disorder charity says calls from people with Arfid has risen sevenfold

ARFID cases in the UK rose sevenfold in five years, affecting children, young people, and parents.
Limited specialist care for ARFID leads to delays; 8 in 10 service providers do not mention offering ARFID care.
parenting
Slate Magazine
4 hours ago
Parenting

Help! We Took in Our Niece. Now I'm Not So Sure We Should Ever Be Parents.

The pressure and challenges of parenting a teenager dealing with grief and mental health issues
Internal conflict about parenting decisions and fertility struggles
New York Post
2 days ago
Parenting

These parents give their kids unlimited mental health days off from school - but is that safe?

Moms prioritize mental health over perfect attendance certificates for kids.
Granting children mental health days helps prevent burnout from academic pressures.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Career

How can I overcome the fear that my depression makes me a bad parent? | Ask Annalisa Barbieri

Struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts
Challenges of parenting while dealing with mental health issues
BuzzFeed
1 week ago
Parenting

'80s And '90s Kids Are Sharing Things They Wish Their Parents Had Done Differently

Millennials wish their parents had given more practical career advice
Millennials wish their parents had prioritized their own mental health
Independent
2 weeks ago
Mental health

Ask Allison: My daughter's friends have dropped her and I'm worried about her mental health. Should we move school?

Daughter is being excluded by her friends at school
Mother is concerned about the impact on her daughter's mental health
Mother is disappointed by the lack of support from her friends
HuffPost
2 weeks ago
Parenting

13 Things Millennials Wish Their Parents Had Done Differently

Parents should provide more practical career advice and encourage exploration of academics early on.
Parents should prioritize their own mental health in order to create a healthier environment for their children.
moreparenting
social-media
english.elpais.com
16 hours ago
Marketing

When mental health becomes content: We don't need influencers, we need psychiatrists'

Mental health discussions on social media have become more prominent but can sometimes be trivialized or romanticized.
It is crucial to distinguish between raising awareness and providing personalized therapy for mental health issues.
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
Digital life

An Instagram Investigation

Smartphones usage correlates with mental health issues in teens, especially girls.
Evidence shows a concerning relationship between smartphone use and depression or low self-esteem in teenagers.
Chalkbeat
4 days ago
Education

Cell phones in (or out of) schools: How is your NYC school handling student devices?

Educators are noticing increased attachment to phones post-pandemic.
Mayor of NYC filed lawsuit against social media companies for children's mental health.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Books

God forbid that a dog should die': when Goodreads reviews go bad

Dramatic incidents on Goodreads attract attention beyond the book-loving community.
Questioning the significance and impact of Goodreads on the broader literary world.
Consequence
1 week ago
Podcast

Kobra Paige on Going Solo and Social Media's Mental Effect: Beyond the Boys Club Podcast

Kobra Paige is set to release her debut solo album, Like No Other.
Paige discusses her struggles with social media and the impact it has on her mental state.
SlashGear.com
2 weeks ago
Social media marketing

Snapchat's Super Bowl 2024 Ad Will Make You Want To Kiss A Cobra And Film It (Maybe) - SlashGear

Snapchat prioritizes privacy with friends-only content and limited visibility.
Snapchat has been ranked as the worst social media platform for children's mental health and has a history of being associated with online grooming.
moresocial-media
www.independent.co.uk
15 hours ago
Social justice

Calls to end living nightmare' of indefinite jail terms ahead of crunch Lords debate

Experts plea for an end to indefinite jail terms like IPP sentences
Coalition of 11 organizations advocate for resentencing IPP prisoners
www.theguardian.com
15 hours ago
Health

People in 20s more likely to be out of work because of ill health than those in early 40s

Young people with mental health issues face challenges in education and employment.
Focus should be on improving mental health support services and educational outcomes for young people.
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
1 day ago
London

The happiest and saddest places in east London have been revealed

Tower Hamlets rated the unhappiest borough in east London with a 5% decline in overall wellbeing, while neighboring Newham saw a 7.95% increase over the past decade.
New York Post
2 days ago
Health

A landmark Finnish study is changing how we approach trans-kids

Medical interventions for transgender kids may not significantly impact suicide rates.
Comprehensive mental health care may be more crucial for gender-distressed youths than controversial medical interventions.
New York Post
1 day ago
Mental health

Grandparents may have significant impact on a mom's mental health, study finds: 'Wisdom and experience'

Grandparental support can have a significant impact on mothers' mental health, especially for single parents.
Maternal grandmothers' characteristics play a significant role in preventing maternal depression.
english.elpais.com
1 day ago
Health

How to know if stress is the reason you're sick

Stress is the body's response to pressure, resulting in physical symptoms like headaches and gastrointestinal issues.
Control over a situation can help reduce stress symptoms, as prolonged stress can have serious health effects.
Social Media Explorer
2 days ago
Health

The Importance of Exercising Daily - Social Media Explorer

Regular exercise boosts brain activity and can help improve mental health.
Exercise can strengthen the immune system, aiding in disease prevention and promoting a better quality of life.
Mail Online
2 days ago
Relationships

I needed therapy for my Tinder addiction

Ed Turner would swipe right on every woman and talk to 10 simultaneously without intending to date.
He used dating apps to feel validated and attractive, leading to addiction and emotional issues.
Axios
3 days ago
Health

Mental health is seen as a top threat, bigger than drugs and guns

Younger adults are more concerned about mental health compared to older adults.
Republicans and Democrats have differing views on public health threats like guns and opioids.
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
3 days ago
Education

Brain-body, false work-play dichotomies in teaching (opinion)

Students distance themselves from their struggles using statements like 'My brain doesn't work that way.'
Creative writing students express struggles with mental health and social interactions.
Axios
3 days ago
Education

On school superintendents' minds: Guns, culture wars, AI and more

Focus on school safety, mental health, and academic freedom at AASA conference.
Introduction of Superintendents Recovery Network and Greenlights Grant Initiative by AASA.
Entrepreneur
3 days ago
Career

How Learning to Take Care of Myself Helps Me Take Care of My Business | Entrepreneur

Self-care is essential for personal well-being and business success.
Neglecting self-care can lead to burnout, impacting productivity and mental health.
www.esquire.com
3 days ago
Mental health

True Detective Night Country: What an Alaskan Psychologist Thinks

Showrunner tied up plot threads well but left lingering questions
Alaskan psychologist sheds light on mental effects of endless nights
ABC7 San Francisco
4 days ago
San Francisco

SF supervisors grill health dept. on 400 mental health treatment beds promised in 2021

San Francisco Board of Supervisors questions effectiveness of treatment bed expansion plan
Concerns raised about accuracy and availability of treatment beds due to staffing challenges
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
Mental health

Opinion | The Trauma Experienced in Gaza Is Beyond PTSD

The mental health challenges faced by Palestinians in Gaza are significant and unique, requiring specialized care and support.
BBC News
4 days ago
Mental health

Bryony Gordon: 'Recovering from food addiction is like walking a tiger'

Bryony Gordon openly discusses her mental health challenges, addictions, and the complexities of recovery.
Bryony Gordon emphasizes the importance of showing the messy and non-linear journey of recovery from mental illnesses.
www.cbc.ca
5 days ago
Canada news

Renting? You probably report lower quality of life than homeowners | CBC News

Renters report lower quality of life than homeowners, especially in Vancouver and Toronto.
Younger Canadians face challenges in housing costs and overall life satisfaction compared to older age groups.
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
5 days ago
Web design

Transparent skin patches promise psoriasis patients better human-centered treatment - Yanko Design

Skin conditions can cause embarrassment and mental suffering, especially chronic diseases like psoriasis.
Some treatments for skin conditions may not address the psychological effects, but wearable patches like 3M Psoriasis Prescription Patch offer a human-centric solution.
www.mercurynews.com
6 days ago
Career

Harriette Cole: My in-laws expect me to follow their household routine

Understanding and softening expectations in a blended household is crucial for harmonious living.
Open and respectful communication is key to navigate challenges and differences in a shared living space.
www.independent.co.uk
6 days ago
Health

Third of women dodge doctors for reasons like anxiety and embarrassment'

1. Women face barriers like anxiety and embarrassment in healthcare.
2. Gender inequalities persist in women's health diagnosis and treatment.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Wellness

Your First Step Toward a Better Mood

Chronic insomnia can lead to heightened anxiety and panic attacks.
Sleep deprivation has a significant negative impact on mental health, affecting mood and potentially leading to depression and anxiety.
The Ringer
1 week ago
Mental health

The Dark Side of the Internet's Obsession With Anxiety

We ask if talking about anxiety online worsens the mental health crisis
The design of algorithmic media may increase rumination and mental distress
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 weeks ago
Wellness

Can Anxiety Cause a Loss of Appetite?

When people feel anxious, they may either overeat or completely lose their appetite, both of which are not healthy.
Loss of appetite when feeling anxious can be a sign of a serious issue and should be addressed before it becomes worse.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Mental health

How I found joy and peace on a woodland retreat

The author is attending a Walking Your Promise retreat in Gloucester to heal from the effects of trauma and exhaustion.
The author feels anxious and reluctant as the retreat approaches, but decides to proceed despite the uncertainty.
ScienceDaily
2 weeks ago
Health

Benefits of resistance exercise training in treatment of anxiety and depression

Resistance exercise training can have a positive impact on anxiety and depressive symptoms.
The study provides evidence of the potential benefits of resistance exercise training and explores the underlying mechanisms.
www.fastcompany.com
2 weeks ago
Health

Scientists say the cannabis people are using for anxiety could be making it worse

Research suggests that higher-potency cannabis products may worsen anxiety symptoms.
A study found that those who visited the ER for cannabis-related reasons were more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and require healthcare visits for anxiety later on.
www.bostonherald.com
6 days ago
Environment

Climate change is fueling a new type of anxiety, therapists say

Climate anxiety is a unique form of anxiety that disrupts daily functioning.
Therapists are seeing a rise in clients experiencing profound effects on mental health due to climate change.
Independent.ie
1 week ago
Public health

All nursing, midwifery and care graduates will be offered HSE contracts this year to address staff shortage

Over 1,600 nurses and midwives, along with 1,000 final year health and social care students, will qualify for new roles in the HSE.
This initiative aims to strengthen teams across the country, particularly in mental health and disability services.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Public health

Australia needs a national approach to dealing with mental health incidents, ACT police chief says

Mental health incidents should be attended by clinicians, not police when lives are not at risk.
Calls for a national overhaul of mental health incident response by advocating for clinicians, not cops, to attend such cases.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 week ago
Mental health

Why Is Kindness Important & What Are Its Benefits?

Kindness starts with a small act and has positive effects on mental health.
Kindness transcends borders and language, fostering connections and happiness.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 week ago
Health

9 Signs That Signal a Need For Antidepressants

Persistent sadness interfering with daily life could indicate depression
Antidepressants adjust brain chemicals to alleviate depression symptoms
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Health

People who live alone are more likely to feel depressed, study finds

Adults who live alone are more likely to feel depressed than those who live with others.
Economic factors exacerbate feelings of depression, particularly among those living alone.
www.npr.org
1 week ago
Health

Americans who live alone report depression at higher rates, but social support helps

People living alone are more likely to report feeling depressed compared to those living with others.
Feeling supported and having social and emotional support play a pivotal role in people's overall health and well-being.
Axios
1 week ago
Mental health

Living alone linked to higher rates of depression

Living alone is linked to higher rates of self-reported depression than living with others.
Adults who live alone and receive little emotional or social support are almost twice as likely to report feelings of depression.
New York Post
1 week ago
Health

Taking Prozac during pregnancy can affect fetal brain development: study

Antidepressants like Prozac during pregnancy may impact child's brain development and mental health later in life.
Serotonin levels in the prefrontal cortex play a crucial role in brain development, affecting cognition.
NewsOne
1 week ago
Career

5 Benefits Of Getting Dressed Up To Work From The Couch

Dressing up for remote work can boost energy and motivation
Grooming and dressing well can enhance emotional and mental health
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Mental health

Struggling in these extraordinary times? The answer may be compassion | Nadine Levy

Understanding empathic distress
Balancing information consumption
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Digital life

Here's to hanging out with friends, a splendidly pointless pastime we're at risk of losing | Martha Gill

Young people spend more time online, socialize less, and face worsening mental health.
Hanging out in person has been devalued, with real-life socializing dropping in status.
New York Post
1 week ago
Education

Two students die at NYU just two days apart as campus mental health resources slammed

Two NYU students died two days apart
Concerns about lack of mental health services at NYU
PortlandTribune.com
1 week ago
Mental health

Oregon Congresswoman Salinas introduces bills to expand peer workers in mental health, help firefighters

U.S. Rep. Andrea Salinas introduced two bills to expand patient access to peer support specialists
The first bill aims to remove barriers for peer support specialists entering the profession
BBC Sport
1 week ago
Soccer (FIFA)

'Footballers are scared of being called hypocrites'

Hector Bellerin has a deep affinity for Real Betis and is committed to championing sustainability and tackling social issues.
Bellerin believes football clubs should provide psychologists and prioritize mental health for players.
Mail Online
1 week ago
Public health

Forty-one million Americans live alone, report suggests

The number of people living alone in America has reached a record high, with 37.9 million Americans living alone in 2022.
Living alone is associated with an increased risk of adverse mental health, with those living alone being 64% more likely to have symptoms of depression.
New York City, NY Patch
1 week ago
NYC politics

Sex Train: Subway Surfers Mount On 7 Line | Top NYC Stories

Food delivery startup Wonder Group opens new brick-and-mortar location in Park Slope
A 26-year-old man shot multiple times in Harlem
Migrant teen accused in Times Square brawl faces new trouble in Queens
Mayor Eric Adams sues social media companies over their impact on mental health
Lecherous subway surfers captured in viral post on the No. 7 train
time.com
1 week ago
Education

Schools Let AI Spy on Kids Who May Be Considering Suicide.But at What Cost?

Youth suicide is a growing problem in the US, exacerbated by a shortage of mental health professionals in schools.
Schools are turning to AI-based monitoring software to identify at-risk students, but concerns about privacy and unintended consequences remain.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Mental health

Sheridan Smith says ADHD diagnosis helped her make sense of a lot of things'

Sheridan Smith has spoken about how her ADHD diagnosis has helped her understand her brain's background noise.
ADHD includes symptoms such as restlessness, trouble concentrating, and acting on impulse.
www.scientificamerican.com
1 week ago
Public health

Farmers in Crisis, Long Overlooked, Are Finally Getting Mental Health Support

The stresses of running a struggling family farm have led many farmers to consider therapy.
Financial uncertainty, physical isolation, and climate change-related crop yield unpredictability are contributing to a mental health crisis among farmers.
HuffPost
1 week ago
Career

Feeling Irrationally Upset Over Little Things? Here's What You Should Do.

Feeling upset over small things can be a sign of underlying stress or unmet needs.
Factors such as relationship struggles, trauma, mental health conditions, and more can contribute to emotional irritability.
Tiny Buddha
1 week ago
Career

How I Overcame My Fear on My Trauma Anniversary - Tiny Buddha

Trauma can have long-lasting effects on a person's life
PTSD involves the fear of reexperiencing trauma and avoiding triggers
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
UK news

Mental distress increased among Caribbean people in UK following Windrush scandal'

Theresa May's hostile environment policies worsened the mental health of Black Caribbean people in the UK.
The Mayor of London called on the government to speed up access to the Windrush compensation scheme.
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
Education

Parents accuse university of failing to learn lessons from student suicide

The University of Bristol has been accused of failing to learn lessons from a student's suicide
The parents of the student criticized the university for not acknowledging the High Court decision that found the university discriminated against their daughter
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
Education

Newsom's top education advisor bares his mental health struggle: 'You're not alone'

A high school dropout who struggled with mental health and addiction is now a key member of Gov. Gavin Newsom's team to reshape public education.
Ben Chida is driving Newsom's Master Plan for Career Education, which aims to help high school students explore potential careers and build job skills.
Chida still struggles with his mental health and has sought counseling help to be a better person to others.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Mental health

Hostile environment' caused immense distress in black Caribbeans, study finds

The UK's hostile environment policies had a worse effect on the mental health of black Caribbean people than the coronavirus lockdown had on the wider population.
Psychological distress among black Caribbeans increased after the implementation of the Immigration Act in 2014 and the Windrush scandal in 2017.
Mail Online
1 week ago
Mental health

'Coupley' thing we should all be doing more of to boost mental health

Holding hands has a positive impact on stress response
Physical touch fosters a sense of social bonding
The Atlantic
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

What the Heck Is Wrong With the Democrats?

The Democratic Party may have a nominee who is incapable of defeating Donald Trump in the 2024 election.
Many Americans have concerns about Joe Biden's mental and physical health, making his potential second term worrisome.
WIRED
1 week ago
EU data protection

The One Internet Hack That Could Save Everything

The definition of speech has changed with the internet, as it is now governed by algorithms and virality.
US lawmakers are questioning Section 230, the liability shield that has had deleterious effects on democracy and mental health.
Time Out London
1 week ago
London

These giant 20ft-tall rainbow arches are coming to the City of London

A free outdoor art installation featuring 20ft-tall rainbow sculptures will be on display in the City of London from February 26 to March 15.
The sculptures are made from a colour-reflecting dichroic film that reacts to changes in light, creating a unique picture from every angle.
BuzzFeed
1 week ago
Parenting

Here's How Birth Order And Having Siblings Impacts Your Mental Health

The age difference between siblings has an impact on their mental health, with closer age gaps leading to poorer outcomes.
Kids with close age gaps may have their individual needs overlooked by parents, leading to mental health issues.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 week ago
Health

PCOS May Be Linked With Higher Suicide Rates, A Study Finds!

PCOS can have a significant impact on mental health, leading to an increased risk of suicide.
PCOS goes beyond physical symptoms like irregular periods and weight gain, affecting women's mental well-being.
BBC Sport
1 week ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Three takeaways from Sunderland 'Til I Die finale

The final series of Sunderland 'Til I Die follows the team's promotion to the Championship after four years in League One.
The documentary continues to highlight the real lives and mental health of the Sunderland community.
LI Press
1 week ago
Education

Stony Brook Student Pushes New York Politicians, Educators to Do More to Prevent Youth Suicide

The suicide rate among American youths has been increasing over the last two decades.
New York State does not currently have uniform suicide prevention and intervention standards for K-12 schools or colleges and universities.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Digital life

Brianna Ghey's mother warns tech bosses more children will die without action

The mother of Brianna Ghey has called for restrictions on harmful online content and a total ban on social media access for under-16s.
Esther Ghey believes that her daughter's murderers accessed violent content online which influenced their actions.
She believes that tech companies have a moral responsibility for the wave of anxiety, mental health problems, and lack of resilience affecting young people.
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
Mental health

Oakland man receiving indefinite psychiatric care in 2020 murder case

An Oakland resident accused of murder has been transferred to a mental health facility.
Anthony Woods Jr. is now eligible for indefinite care under a law that allows the state to hold individuals with mental health disorders.
Creative Bloq
1 week ago
Graphic design

Acclaimed artist Sacha Jafri believes AI art "is very dangerous" to humanity

Sacha Jafri is against technology-driven art and AI in the art world.
He believes that the obsession with the digital world and AI is dangerous for mental health and the progression of humanity.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
Public health

Influencers are asked to help stop the spread of mental health misinformation

Training social media influencers to present better information on mental health issues.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Writing

You don't have to follow a particular God to say a prayer. The words are all that matters | Jackie Bailey

Prayer can have a positive impact on happiness and well-being
Different types of prayer can have different effects on mental health
HuffPost
2 weeks ago
Health

How Much You Need To Walk Every Day To Cut Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Walking for just 21 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart disease by 30%.
Walk consistently to reduce cardiovascular mortality and improve overall health outcomes.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Mental health

Seriously ill' mental health inpatients told to attend jobcentre or risk losing benefits

Mental health inpatients in the UK have been asked to attend jobcentre meetings relating to their benefits claims, sparking complaints from local Citizens Advice branches.
National guidance from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) states that hospital inpatients should not be required to attend jobcentre meetings.
The DWP clarified that seriously mentally ill patients should not be required to engage in work-related activities.
Chalkbeat
2 weeks ago
Mental health

She wants therapy. Her mom isn't so sure.

Schools are facing challenges in getting parents on board with student mental health treatment.
Some states are looking to streamline access to mental health treatment, while others are proposing further restrictions.
Chalkbeat
2 weeks ago
Education

This proposed NYC middle school will be 'genderful.' Here's what that means.

The pandemic and social media have had a significant impact on the mental health of middle school students, leading to increased anxiety and addiction issues.
There is an increasing number of students who are exploring and embracing their gender identities, leading to a greater demand for inclusive and affirming educational environments.
Fatherly
2 weeks ago
Career

Hashing Out Life's Questions As A Climber, Surfer, Cook, And, Soon, Therapist

Daniel Duane, an award-winning journalist, is pursuing a career as a therapist.
Duane believes that therapy can be a valuable space for men to discuss life's big questions.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
Public health

Gen Z and millennials want to have a chat about mental health. With politicians

Maryland House Delegate Joe Vogel introduced legislation to relieve student debt for mental health professionals working in public schools.
Vogel, a member of Generation Z, is running for Congress and prioritizing addressing the mental health crisis facing young people today.
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 weeks ago
Mental health

What Is Moral Injury And How To Heal From It

Moral injury is the result of conflicts with one's moral code and can cause ethical and moral struggles.
Moral injury events do not necessarily involve a threat to life but harm one's beliefs and trust, leading to shame, guilt, and negative self-perception.
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Career

Harriette Cole: I inherited money and my siblings didn't, and they're being difficult

It can be challenging to navigate family dynamics when dealing with inheritances and financial assistance
Seek professional help to ensure that you are making informed decisions and following legal requirements
www.standard.co.uk
2 weeks ago
London

Susan Hall criticises fire brigade for 'ridiculous' delays to Jaden Francois-Esprit suicide investigation

London Fire Brigade criticized for delays in investigation into firefighter's suicide
Family of the firefighter claims he was bullied due to his race
BBC News
2 weeks ago
London

London: Fears mental health calls going unattended

Mental health callouts in London are now being dealt with by the NHS instead of the police, unless there is a risk of serious harm.
The change in approach has led to a decrease in the number of arrests made under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act, but concerns have been raised about where those individuals are now receiving support.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Health

Love is our first medicine': treating mental health in Cameroon's unique refuge

Many mentally ill individuals in developing countries are left to roam the streets alone, with no family to support them and risking diseases like cholera.
Non-communicable diseases are on the rise globally, affecting both wealthy and poor populations, and are greatly underfunded in low-income countries.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
Health

Doctors face huge stigma about mental illness. Now there's an effort to change that

Physicians who have mental health or addiction issues are often subjected to scrutiny and invasive questions about their history when filling out forms for licensing and credentials.
There is a growing effort to reduce the stigma around mental health for doctors and create a more supportive environment.
www.standard.co.uk
2 weeks ago
London

City Hall hears 'grave concerns' over change in police response to mental health calls

The introduction of the Right Person, Right Care (RCRP) approach in London has saved officers' time and has been seen as a success.
Mental health organizations have voiced concerns about how the RCRP approach has been implemented in London.
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