Mental health

Try These Emotional Exercises If You Can't Find A Therapist

Try These Emotional Exercises If You Can’t Find A Therapist

Juli Fraga, Psy.D., is a psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. As the pandemic continues, so does the mental health crisis. Many of us are grappling with the grief and trauma that the coronavirus has unleashed, as well as stressors such as mass shootings and climate change. With so much suffering, there is a …

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Community support can promote lifelong recovery for people with substance use disorders or mental health crisis: Benjamin Boche

CLEVELAND — One in five Americans suffers from a mental health condition in any given year, yet 56% of those people do not receive treatment. Many have concurrent mental illness and substance use disorder. Addressing the range of care and service options, from prevention and screening to early intervention and treatment of mental health and …

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Oregon gubernatorial candidates meet 'uncommitted' investigative and civil engagement standards

Oregon gubernatorial candidates meet ‘uncommitted’ investigative and civil engagement standards

KGW’s investigative series ‘Uncommitted’ explored shortcomings in the mental health system and high standards of forced care. Heads of state say they are open to change PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon gubernatorial candidates and state senators say they want to reassess the state’s standards for civil engagement and enforced mental health care. KGW’s ‘Uncommitted’ investigative series …

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OU Health shuts down some gender-related health services after receiving state pressure

OU Health shuts down some gender-related health services after receiving state pressure

OU Health said they were shutting down some gender-related health services after receiving pressure from the state. It comes after a new bill threatened to withhold tens of millions of federal funds from the hospital if they continue. More than $39 million is at stake. “Legislatures seem to believe that the health care and mental …

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Dr. Carolyn Tucker, left, UF Florida Blue Chair in Health Disparities Research, will lead UF researchers and community members working to address health service disparities mental health in East Gainesville.  She is pictured here with Gwendolyn Saffo during a panel at the UF Health Power Over Cancer 2022 event.

Researchers, foundation and pastors tackle mental health in East G’ville

The availability of mental health services in East Gainesville remains scarce even though stress, anxiety, grief, depression and anger persist among residents. To tackle the problem, researchers at the University of Florida are working to address this disparity by joining with the Florida Blue Foundation and a collaboration of local churches on a new mental …

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Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care - Nevada Current

Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care – Nevada Current

Even as the Covid-19 pandemic ushered in more acceptance and understanding mental and behavioral health needs, Nevada and the country face the associated battle for mental health parity – ensuring that health insurance companies cover mental and behavioral health the same way as physical health. Mental health parity, as described by the National Alliance on …

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'After The Roar' documentary looks at men's mental health after retirement from sport

‘After The Roar’ documentary looks at men’s mental health after retirement from sport

PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 15: Brian O’Driscoll of Ireland looks on during the RBS Six Nations match … [+] between France and Ireland at Stade de France on March 15, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images) Getty Images British broadcaster, BT Sport created After the roar on September 9, 2022, examining the …

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Mental health workers at MHealth Fairview and Allina Health plan three-day strike

Mental health workers at MHealth Fairview and Allina Health plan three-day strike

Workers at the two health facilities gave 10 days notice before the start of the strike on October 3. MINNEAPOLIS — Mental health workers at M Health Fairview and Allina Health filed a 10-day notice Monday for their unfair labor practices strike that would begin Oct. 3 if no agreement is reached. More than 400 …

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Prosoma Digital Therapeutics and EVERSANA Announce Commercialization Partnership for Novel Therapy Supporting Mental Health and Behavioral Needs of Cancer Patients

Prosoma Digital Therapeutics and EVERSANA Announce Commercialization Partnership for Novel Therapy Supporting Mental Health and Behavioral Needs of Cancer Patients

CHICAGO and Warsaw, Poland, September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Prosoma Digital Therapeutics, innovator in reinventing healthcare for oncology patients, has partnered with EVERSANA®a pioneer in next-generation commercial services for the global life sciences industry, to support the planned launch and commercialization of Prosoma’s digital therapy to support the mental health of cancer patients. Prosoma Digital …

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