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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 […]