Mental Health

Why employers need to think beyond mental health apps and chatbots for their benefits

Why employers need to think beyond mental health apps and chatbots for their benefits

Mental health support in the workplace – and how it could be improved – has been a top topic of conversation for several years. But this mental health provider thinks the conversation hasn’t gone far enough yet. While employers have prioritized the provision of mental health resources, only 44% have enough providers available for employees …

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Mental health in Europe in the data: which country is the most depressed?

Mental health in Europe in the data: which country is the most depressed?

Global consumption of antidepressants (ADs) has increased dramatically over the past two decades, with Europeans being the largest consumers. The use of antidepressants increased nearly two and a half times between 2000 and 2020 in 18 European countries, according to data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD data also shows a …

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Being grateful, expressing gratitude can have a positive effect on mental health

Being grateful, expressing gratitude can have a positive effect on mental health

Being grateful, expressing gratitude can have a positive effect on mental health Updated: 12:05 PM EST November 27, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript THANK YOU CHELSEA. WELL, AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, MANY OF US THINK ABOUT ALL THE THINGS WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR. BUT DID YOU KNOW THAT BEING GRATEFUL AND EXPRESSING GRATITUDE CAN …

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Research: 1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic

Research: 1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic

One in eight seniors in Canadaaccording to recent large-scale research that included more than 20,000 people, experienced their first episode of depression during the outbreak. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously struggled with depression. Almost half (45%) of this population reported suffering from depression in the fall of 2020. Analysis of …

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First-generation high school and WSSU student self-publish mental health and trauma book

First-generation high school and WSSU student self-publish mental health and trauma book

WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT WHO RECENTLY SELF-PUBLISHED A BOOK AFTER GOING THROUGH HIS DON’T TRAUMA. HE HOPE TO GUIDE OTHERS ON THEIR OWN JOURNEY OF SELF-LOVE. OUR AUDREY BISCOE’S STORY IS A JOURNEY FOR EVERYONE, ANY RACE, ANY COLOR, MAN OR WOMAN, BECAUSE MENTAL HEALTH AFFECTS EVERYONE. DIAMANTE CLEMMONS LOST HER FATHER AT THE AGE …

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A Pew Research Center survey of American teenagers found 13% of them experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year, up from 8% in 2007.

988 makes it easier to get help for a mental health crisis, but NC needs more providers

A Pew Research Center survey of American teens found that 13% had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year, up from 8% in 2007. The time of dreams TNS A new national suicide prevention lifeline – 988 – went live in mid-July, replacing the old 10-digit number offered by most states. …

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1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic: Research

1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic: Research

One in eight seniors in Canada, according to recent large-scale research that included more than 20,000 people, experienced their first episode of depression during the epidemic. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously struggled with depression. Almost half (45%) of this population reported suffering from depression in the fall of 2020. Analysis …

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Bottom Line: If You're Pregnant, Consult an Expert Before Stopping Mental Health Drugs

Bottom Line: If You’re Pregnant, Consult an Expert Before Stopping Mental Health Drugs

Pregnant women with mental health issues should consult with an expert before weaning off their medications, state officials said in a brief released Wednesday by its maternal mortality review committee. The recommendation was among several made in the briefing note as part of a larger statewide effort to focus on maternal health. Other recommendations included …

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Bottom Line: If You're Pregnant, Consult an Expert Before Stopping Mental Health Drugs

Bottom Line: If You’re Pregnant, Consult an Expert Before Stopping Mental Health Drugs

Pregnant women with mental health issues should consult with an expert before weaning off their medications, state officials said in a brief released Wednesday by its maternal mortality review committee. The recommendation was among several made in the briefing note as part of a larger statewide effort to focus on maternal health. Other recommendations included …

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After Chesapeake, UVA shootings, Governor Youngkin to propose mental health program

After Chesapeake, UVA shootings, Governor Youngkin to propose mental health program

After the second mass shooting in Virginia in as many weeks that left seven people dead midday Wednesday, Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Wednesday his administration plans to introduce a bill in the General Assembly this winter to strengthen mental health resources. While offering few details to reporters following an annual Thanksgiving ceremony, Youngkin said …

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