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Poll Says Majority Think America is in Mental Health Crisis: Does Boston Doctor Agree?

Poll Says Majority Think America is in Mental Health Crisis: Does Boston Doctor Agree?

Poll Says Majority Think America is in Mental Health Crisis: Does Boston Psychiatrist Agree? Updated: 5:36 PM EDT October 5, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript MARIA: A NATIONAL SURVEY REVEALS ALMOST ALL AMERICANS BELIEVE THE UNITED STATES IS AT THE HEART OF A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS. HERE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS IS DR. MANUEL PACHECO, PSYCHIATRIST …

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Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27,000 to Ryan from Ohio

Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27,000 to Ryan from Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Ryan, who has made his opponent’s questionable record in fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme in his campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio , has received campaign donations over the years from drug distributors blamed for key roles in the crisis, according to …

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New Research Funding Opportunities in Early T2D, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Women's Health in Diabetes

New Research Funding Opportunities in Early T2D, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Women’s Health in Diabetes

ARLINGTON, Va., October 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) has launched new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the Fall 2022 grant cycle to research and expand the field of knowledge to improve the lives of people with diabetes. Critical research topics include supporting the behavioral and mental health of people with diabetes, …

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Artists offer a helping hand for emotional and mental healing ahead of World Mental Health Day

Artists offer a helping hand for emotional and mental healing ahead of World Mental Health Day

Saturday was a playful fall evening with tons of pedestrians outside the doors of the Lookingglass Theater on Michigan Avenue. Entering the famous Water Tower Water Works building to watch Congo Square Theater’s “What to Send Up When It Goes Down” was like going from 60 mph to zero as the atmosphere inside was cool, …

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A healthcare worker protests outside Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles on May 5, 2020.

Health workers’ union uses ballot measures to address low wages amid labor shortages

Ana B. Ibarra California’s largest healthcare worker union is no stranger to taking its fights to the polls — both statewide and locally. Over the past five years, he has presented voters with initiatives on issues ranging from staffing at dialysis clinics to price caps for specific health care providers. This election season, Service Employees …

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Study: How COVID-19 shaped mental health: from infection to pandemic effects. Image Credit: Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock

What are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 infection on mental health?

In a recent study published in natural medicineresearchers examined the direct and indirect effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the COVID-19-induced pandemic on mental health. Study: How COVID-19 Shaped Mental Health: From Infection to Pandemic Effects. Image Credit: Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock Background Indirect effects of COVID-19 included disruptive and stress-evoking societal changes that adversely affected …

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Social media startup tackles mental health and Gen Z demand for more positive social networking through poetry

Social media startup tackles mental health and Gen Z demand for more positive social networking through poetry

Poetizer, Europe’s First “Born” Social Network Focuses on Poetry for Creativity, Healing and Community, Launches Green Publishing Technology PRAGUE, October 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Do a quick search on the internet and you’ll quickly discover the return of poetry and its mental health benefits. As more and more people leave traditional social media platforms, especially …

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Lake County Board District 5 candidates cite public safety and mental health among priorities

Lake County Board District 5 candidates cite public safety and mental health among priorities

An incumbent with extensive local government experience is challenged by a newcomer to the county office to represent District 5 on the Lake County Council. Republican J. Kevin Hunter, a retired firefighter/EMT and longtime sales professional who lives in Ingleside, faces Democrat Sharon Smith-Terry, a Lake Villa resident and executive director of the Orthopedic Research …

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90% of American adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, according to a CNN / KFF poll |  CNN

90% of American adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, according to a CNN / KFF poll | CNN

CNN — An overwhelming majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new survey by CNN in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine in 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the United States today. Asked to rate …

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