Shanghai lockdown due to Covid spurs mental health crisis

Placeholder while loading article actions Helena Tao is based on a regimen of five pills a day to deal with the extreme mood swings caused by bipolar disorder. Then came the closing of Shanghai. The 22-year-old college student who lives in the city’s Baoshan district hadn’t thought about stockpiling the drugs — she was told … Read more

Society concerned about gap in mental health services | News

CITY TRAVEL – A shock wave hit Grand Traverse County two weeks ago when county commissioners voted to end the relationship with the Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority. Customers worry about disruption to services and employees worry about their jobs and their customers. Justin Reed, of Traverse City, is a recipient of services and … Read more

‘Waiting for days’: RI mental health patients stuck in emergency room waiting for help

Providence, RI (WPRI) – May is Mental health awareness monthBut for those desperately seeking help, state data shows it can take hours, or even days, before they receive treatment. “It’s definitely an acute problem that we’re having right now,” said Andrea McGinn, chief nursing officer at Butler Hospital. Almost every day, dozens of people are … Read more

Decades of research show that these five practices dramatically improve mental health

Parade.com has an extensive editorial partnership with Cleveland Clinic, which has been consistently named one of the best hospitals in the country in US News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. click here Learn more about our health reporting policies. It is not surprising that people Psychological health decreased since the beginning covid-19 … Read more

The story of a leader with mental illness

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Jeff Horvath, MBA, SHRM-SCP, shares his battle with severe anxiety and acute panic disorder. Content provided by BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, dvm360 . Strategic Alliance Partner What role does mental illness play in some people’s ability to drive or climb the ladder of leadership? And how … Read more

The mental effects of growing up with a hoarder

Many of us are hesitant to get rid of things. We buy. We accumulate. We collect it. Ultimately, our attics are filled with dusty legacies that we rarely, if ever, look at. In the end we were forced to downplay ourselves and turn to good intentions. But not all of us. Andrew Jozek, Ph.D. Hoarding … Read more

Mental health program gets financial support

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado (KKCO) – Communities everywhere are dealing with mental health struggles and lack of access to resources remains an issue, something Mesa County community leaders are looking to change. The Mesa County Health Collaborative is launching a new program this fall geared toward making it easier for people in the community to access … Read more

More Resources for America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

Mental illness and general psychological struggles affect nearly every teen in the country. I have personally suffered from OCD and anxiety for many years. I would like to see more representation and attention to mental health in government, because mental health is an issue that affects everyone.” — Teen Patient at Nemours Children’s Health When … Read more