mental health

New York mayor says NYPD and first responders can unintentionally commit those in mental health crisis

New York Cnn — New York Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday ordered first responders to enforce a state law that allows them to potentially unintentionally commit people suffering a mental health crisis, as part of a bid to address concerns about homelessness and crime . Adams said it was a myth that first responders could …

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Early mental health screening can improve infertility outcomes

Infertility and mental health are intertwined, and individuals and couples trying to conceive should have support, according to a recent review. Individuals and couples who are struggling with infertility should be evaluated for mental health and emotional distress as soon as possible to provide appropriate support and intervention that can ensure the best outcomes, according …

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NYC Mayor Orders NYPD, FDNY To Inadvertently Commit People With ‘Mental Health Crises’

item NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the NYPD, FDNY and other city agencies will begin forcing homeless people who are determined to be suffering a “mental health crisis” off the streets and subway system. They will be taken to the hospital for an evaluation even if they refuse to go …

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America’s Huge Gap in Mental Health Service Delivery

Several years ago, Janet Thompson, a county commissioner in Boone, Missouri, said she saw firsthand the devastating impact a shortage of mental health counselors can have on a community’s residents. It’s a problem that counties say has worsened, particularly in rural areas, at a time when many people are dealing with anxiety, depression and substance …

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The impact of COVID-19 on young people’s mental health may lead to an increased demand for support services

The first comprehensive study to evaluate research into the mental health of children and young people using evidence spanning before and during COVID-19 has found a mental health impact that could translate into increased demand for support services. The research, led by the University of Exeter and the University of Cambridge, is the first to …

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The impact of COVID-19 on young people’s mental health may lead to an increased demand for support services

The first comprehensive study to evaluate research into the mental health of children and young people using evidence spanning before and during COVID-19 has found a mental health impact that could translate into increased demand for support services. The research, led by the University of Exeter and the University of Cambridge, is the first to …

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High-level social support helps improve postgraduate students’ mental health during static handling of the Covid-19 pandemic

A team of researchers has undertaken a study on the mental health of postgraduate students during the static management of the Covid-19 pandemic. They determined that when students received high-level social support, the stress, anxiety, and depression caused by static management decreased. Their research results are published in the journal Stress and the brain on …

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US surgeon’s overview of mental health in the workplace

CEO Requested Reading: US Surgeon’s Overview of Workplace Mental Health United States Department of Health and Human Services Last month, the leading public health authority in the United States released a new report outlining workplace mental health standards and packed with actionable recommendations. Executives who want to support employee well-being now have a mandate: put …

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A heavy burden of COVID family financial stress on adolescent mental health

In a recent study published in The Lancet Regional Health – AmericasThe journal’s researchers examined the impact of financial stress associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the mental health of adolescents in the United States (US). Study: COVID-19-related financial strain and adolescent mental health. Image Credit: Astafjeva / Shutterstock Background In addition …

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A heavy burden of COVID family financial stress on adolescent mental health

In a recent study published in The Lancet Regional Health – AmericasThe journal’s researchers examined the impact of financial stress associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the mental health of adolescents in the United States (US). Study: COVID-19-related financial strain and adolescent mental health. Image Credit: Astafjeva / Shutterstock Background In addition …

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