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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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How Buffalo is ensuring the black community isn't left behind after mass supermarket shooting |  CNN

How Buffalo is ensuring the black community isn’t left behind after mass supermarket shooting | CNN

Buffalo, New York CNN — The day after Buffalo suffered the largest mass shooting in its history, teams of emergency volunteers and mental health counselors arrived on the scene, offering emotional support and distributing food. The response was robust and quick, but there was one big problem. “The community didn’t feel comfortable going up the …

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The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues

Giulia Blasi is a Rome-based writer and activist, and the author of the feminist primer “Handbook for Revolutionary Girls” (Rizzoli, 2018) and “Revolution Z” (Rizzoli, 2020), and “Brutta” (Rizzoli, 2022). ROME – Asked about her views on the right to abortion, the leader of the Brothers of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, replied that she intended to …

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The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

By THALIA BEATY – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined characteristic optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on achieving the global development goals that the Gateses Foundation organized on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates again …

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How colleges are improving mental health on campus

How colleges are improving mental health on campus

Even before COVID-19 hit, colleges and universities across the country were seeing an increase in the number of students reporting depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and other mental health issues. In response, many schools are working to meet the increased demand for services on their campuses by adding staff, expanding community partnerships, establishing on-demand programs and …

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Study provides update on prevalence of depression among US population

Study provides update on prevalence of depression among US population

Increase in depression without proportional increase in treatment is widespread, reports a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York. In 2020, depression in the past 12 months was common in nearly 1 in 10 Americans and nearly 1 in 5 adolescents and young adults. Embargoed results …

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