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LGBTQ+ students receiving on-campus mental health services report fewer suicide attempts, but still face barriers to care

LGBTQ+ students receiving on-campus mental health services report fewer suicide attempts, but still face barriers to care

The story at a glance LGBTQ+ students with access to mental health services on campus are significantly less likely to report a suicide attempt in the past year than those without access, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Trevor Project. . The majority of LGBTQ+ students interviewed by the group said their …

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Key Takeaways from Biden's Conference on Hunger and Nutrition in America

Key Takeaways from Biden’s Conference on Hunger and Nutrition in America

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on September 28, 2022. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, …

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6 groups making mental health care more accessible to people of color

6 groups making mental health care more accessible to people of color

Jhe COVID-19 pandemic has worsened mental health across the board in the United States, but people of color — who have disproportionately suffered the worst effects of COVID-19 and who have historically lacked adequate access to mental health care – were particularly affected. A 2022 study found that black, Hispanic, and Asian adults in the …

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Nevada's public health insurance option could bring more than $1 billion in savings

Nevada’s public health insurance option could bring more than $1 billion in savings

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How to Navigate Mental Health Apps That May Share Your Data | News & Reviews | American Civil Liberties Union

If you’ve ever assumed that information shared on a mental health app is confidential, you’re in good company with many other people who probably assume that sensitive medical information is always protected. This is not true, however, and it is important to understand why. Many of us are familiar with or actively use some type …

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Bowflex Barbie aims to reach the world through fitness | Loop Caribbean News

Dekel Quant started going to the gym at the age of 14 to accompany his father after his mother died of breast cancer. Today, the Bahamian is a fitness guru with her own YouTube platform encouraging Caribbean people to take control of their health. Known as Bowflex Barbie, Quant says she just wants to touch …

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