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Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
Project Engage trains lay community workers to deliver brief, evidence-based interventions for mental illnesses and addictions.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
Source:The Wall Street Journal
Roughly 5% of adolescent girls suffered from eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia in 2020, said Dr. Evelyn Attia. The likely culprit: isolation and extended time on social media.
- June 23, 2022
Ten short, animated videos in Spanish about mental well-being and self-care are now available.
Source:New York Daily NewsApril 10, 2022
"As children and teens emerge from the pandemic, they realize that certainty has evaporated and expectations cannot be trusted," writes Jonathan Slater, clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia.
Source:HealthlineMarch 23, 2022
“Even people who aren’t particularly socially anxious may feel a bit awkward jumping back into activities that were previously comfortable for them.” said Dr. Franklin Schneier.
- March 16, 2022
While insomnia can be a symptom of psychiatric disorders, sleep problems can also contribute to the onset and worsening of problems such as depression, anxiety, and even suicidal ideation.
Source:The New York TimesMarch 9, 2022
“We depend on our memory to record, to learn and to recall, and we depend on forgetting to countervail, to sculpt and to squelch our memories,” writes Columbia Psychiatry's Scott Small.
Source:TIMEMarch 4, 2022
Dr. Aaron Slan, a fourth-year psychiatry resident at Columbia University describes a patients who was acting like someone who had a schizophrenia spectrum illness, but turned out to have COVID-19.
- February 16, 2022
New Community Mental Health Project videos are part of an initiative to reduce distress and trauma in communities that face lack of access and cultural barriers to behavioral health care.
- November 29, 2021
Resources were based on input from residents in neighborhoods significantly impacted by health disparities and the pandemic.
Source:Psychology TodayJune 29, 2021
This fall, anxious children and teens may resist leaving home in the morning, attending specific classes, or taking tests," writes Dr. Allison Winik.
Source:TIMEJune 15, 2021
There are still some scenarios when it’s logical to wear a mask ”on public transit, for example, or around people who are immune-compromised,” Dr. Ryan Sultan says.