Loading...

Reports of anxiety and depression more than 6 times higher during pandemic

Reports of Anxiety and Depression More than 6 Times Higher During Pandemic In the latest evidence that the coronavirus pandemic has harmed people’s mental health, Boston College researchers say reports of anxiety and depression among Americans increased in 2020 to levels more than six times higher than the year before. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted […]

Baseball Star Darryl Strawberry Still Slugging

Recovered addict, author and public speaker Darryl Strawberry will be the keynote speaker at the Nov. 12 Inspiring Hope Dinner. Darryl Strawberry, who ended his career in Major League Baseball in 1999 after 17 seasons, most of them as a superstar, will speak at the Nov. 12 Sunshine from Darkness Inspiring Hope Dinner. There he […]

Oliver Sacks’ Lost Brother and Long Regrets

Oliver Sacks was famous for 13 books on brain differences and disorders, one of which, “Awakenings,” was later made into a movie starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. Yet he and his family of brilliant doctors struggled to help a brother who was mentally ill. Sacks, one of the most prominent neurologists of the […]

People Want to Improve Mental Health by Exercising But Are Blocked by Stress and Anxiety, Research Shows

People Want to Improve Mental Health by Exercising But Are Blocked by Stress and Anxiety, Research Shows A mindset of some exercise is better than none, and lowering intensity when feeling anxious are part of a toolset toward mental and physical health HAMILTON, Ontario, April 12, 2021 — New research from McMaster University suggests the pandemic […]

Here’s the Mental Health Legislation Florida Lawmakers are Considering

Here’s the Mental Health Legislation Florida Lawmakers are Considering Across the Florida, early data shows troubling indicators like drug overdoses and incidents of violent domestic abuse are trending up. In a state that already ranks last in per capita mental health funding, experts and lawmakers fear an overwhelming post-pandemic demand for services. Experts quoted in […]

High-risk young people are not receiving critical behavioral health services

High-risk Young People Are Not Receiving Critical Behavioral Health Services BY SARAH COLLINS HealthDay Reporter More than half of high-risk children in the United States are not receiving behavioral health services critical to their mental, emotional and physical well-being, according to an article published March 29, 2021, by US News and World Report. “It’s a pretty […]