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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.
- September 22, 2020
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, it was common to hear, “the virus is the great equalizer.” However, this has not been true for the Transgender and Non-Binary (TGNB) community.
Source:StatSeptember 18, 2020
“I think intuitively all the people in this field know that the future of mental health is going to involve digital health care in some way, shape, or form,” said Dr. Ravi Shah.
Source:New York TimesSeptember 10, 2020
"At a certain point, if everyone sports masks, they can become a new norm, but getting to this point takes time," writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
- September 8, 2020
Columbia Psychiatry researchers have been working on solutions to remedy increased anxiety, depression, and even suicide as a direct result of the economic downturn.
- September 1, 2020
For the past few months, therapists have been acclimating to the “new normal” of meeting with their patients virtually.
Source:New York TimesAugust 31, 2020
“Kids are seeing loss in many different ways,” Dr. Elena Lister said. “They’re surrounded by it — in the news, their parents are talking about it — it’s so unlike regular life."
- August 21, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman joined international researchers, clinicians, mental health experts, and services users to reflect on the challenges COVID-19 poses to mental health.
Source:Wall Street JournalAugust 17, 2020
If children are worried about getting sick or loved ones getting sick, highlight “how people are staying safe in the family,” says Dr. Anne Marie Albano.
- August 14, 2020
Oops! If you missed the August 12th conversation with Dr. Patrice Harris and Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, moderated by Linda Rosenberg, we have it right here.
Source:Wall Street JournalAugust 10, 2020
"The possibility that Covid is going to completely change this period of their life, and they won’t ever get it back, is overwhelming for a lot of them,” Dr. Anne Marie Albano says of young people.