The Mayor announces a plan to help individuals with severe mental illness across New York City

New York (WABC) – Officials created a new plan Tuesday to help more people with severe mental illness in New York City. City workers — including police, fire, and health and emergency department personnel — were immediately directed to take anyone with a mental health problem and refusing voluntary help to a hospital, where they … Read more

FarmFirst is seeking peer farmers for a new mental health program

FarmFirst is expanding access to mental health services for farmers in Vermont through its new Farmer-Peer Network. Ahead of launching the peer network in early 2023, FarmFirst is looking for more volunteers to become peer farmers before the first round of training on December 5. The non-profit program is working to provide farmers in Vermont … Read more

After 30 years in hiding, I came clean about my OCD

Opinion and comment Editorials and other opinion content provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Midway Mayor Grayson Vandegrift Today I feel more free to share something I’ve been hiding from the public for nearly 30 years. I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, a mental health … Read more

Study: Age at which children acquire cell phones is not linked to well-being News Center

“One possible explanation for these findings is that parents do a good job of matching their decisions to give their children phones to the needs of their children and families,” said Robinson. “These findings should be seen as empowering parents to do what they think is right for their family.” He noted that early phone … Read more

Family drama? How to keep your mental health intact during the holidays – NBC6 South Florida

We all know the holidays can be either the most magical time of the year or the most stressful. From heated political debates with family to calendars crammed with back-to-back holiday parties, this time of year can wreak havoc on just about anyone. Moms With a Mic’s Julia Bagg caught up with Kid Create Studio … Read more

The study found a ‘tremendous’ increase in the number of children going to the emergency room with suicidal thoughts

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or visit the hotline website. CNN – There has been a steady increase in the number of children seen in emergency rooms with suicidal thoughts, according to a new study — and … Read more

Europe’s mental health crisis in the data: Which country uses the most antidepressants?

Global consumption of antidepressant (AD) drugs has increased dramatically in the past two decades, with Europeans being the largest consumers. Use of antidepressants increased by nearly two and a half times from 2000 to 2020 in 18 European countries, according to data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD data also shows … Read more

The social impact of hidradenitis suppurativa associated with poor QOL, and mental health burden

Patients with HS who reported feelings of stigma due to their condition had worse quality of life and higher levels of depression and social anxiety compared to those who did not report feelings of stigmatization. .’s social impact hidradenitis HS may increase the burden of quality of life (QOL) and risk of adverse behavioral health … Read more

Expanding Medicaid would reduce roadblocks to affordable mental health care

Hollis Hackman Everyone in Wyoming knows someone who has mental health issues. Mental health problems affect a wide range of people across the state, from all walks of life. When people receive help and treatment for mental health, their outcomes improve dramatically. But for many low-income Wyoming residents who don’t have health insurance, help is … Read more

A looming mental health crisis

Raised with a big heart and an inquisitive mind, Reese Fassett spent her adolescence learning and worrying about the planet and its protection. She has made her motto “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” and by 15 years old, she has become a vegetarian to reduce the environmental impact of her diet. A year later, when her friends … Read more