Young people with diabetes were four times more likely to be hospitalized for mental health or substance use treatment in 2014 than were young adults without the disease, according to a recent study.
By April Dembosky, KQED
A lot of psychotherapists who were trained to work in the public sector saw a better financial opportunity and jumped ship.
As families of the Orlando victims navigate a heavy burden of paperwork and funerals in the aftermath of the June 12 massacre, local Latino leaders are concerned about how the trauma will manifest in the tight-knit Latino community weeks, months,…
By Diana Kwon, Scientific American
Recent studies shed light on the link between urban living and psychosis.
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
Maryland’s prisons and jails release thousands of inmates each year without helping them enroll in Medicaid, jeopardizing their health and putting communities at greater risk.
By Laura Santhanam
The Canadian government is working with indigenous communities to improve well-being and prevent suicide.
By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
Tucked in remarks the president made Tuesday on the opioid epidemic was his announcement of a new task force on mental health parity — aimed at ensuring that people with mental illnesses and substance abuse problems don’t face discrimination in…
By Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu, STAT
After examining the brains of more than 1,000 subjects, scientists spot a single mutation that may predispose some teenagers for extra anxiety.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
The stigma of postpartum depression is addressed in the pages of a comic book-turned-web-series, which begins its second season on Friday.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Often referred to as the “common cold of mental health,” depression causes about 8 million doctors’ appointments a year. More than half are with primary care physicians. A new study suggests those doctors may not be the best to treat…
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