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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.
Source:StatMarch 28, 2021
"In the months ahead, many people will face complex decisions with no easy answers," writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
Source:NBC TodayMarch 26, 2021
Asking someone about their vaccination status can feel invasive, but Dr. Philip Muskin emphasizes that it's information that you may need to make your own risk assessments.
- March 22, 2021
The Columbia Gender Identity Program offers gender-affirming services to LGBTQ+ children and their families, including individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy.
Source:Psychology TodayMarch 8, 2021
"Although it has isolated in us in ways we never could have imagined, the COVID pandemic has also reminded us of our essential interconnectedness," writes Dr. Deborah Cabaniss.
- February 10, 2021
House COVID relief package inclusion of behavioral health funding and introduction of Re-entry bill in Senate and House.
Source:Verywell MindFebruary 10, 2021
“These acts can help you feel more connected with others which helps strengthen a sense of belonging and can directly influence loneliness and improve relationships,” says Dr. Diana Samuel.
Source:USA TodayFebruary 7, 2021
"Funding a school mental health curriculum will pay enormous dividends well into the future, dwarfing the initial investment required," writes Dr. Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber.
Source:SalonFebruary 5, 2021
A new study reveals that people with schizophrenia are roughly two-and-a-half times more likely to die if diagnosed with COVID-19 than individuals who do not have that mental illness.
Source:STAT NewsFebruary 5, 2021
"Hospitals across the country can help caregivers function in a time of coronavirus by offering them a buddy system of private peer support and unfiltered truth-telling," writes Dr. Lloyd Sederer.