Air pollution harms the brain and mental health too – a large-scale analysis documents the effects on areas of the brain associated with emotions

The Research brief It is a short excerpt from an interesting academic work. The big idea People who breathe polluted air experience changes within the areas of the brain that control emotions, and as a result, they may be more likely to develop anxiety and depression than those who breathe cleaner air. These are the … Read more

Whole Child Support | Psychology Today

We are at a pivotal moment in terms of child support right now. The systems designed to help them are reaching breaking point. As a social worker, I am acutely aware of the mental health crisis we face. Medical and public health systems, and the service providers who operate in them, are struggling to meet … Read more

1 in 8 adults experiences depression for the first time during a pandemic: Research | health

One in eight seniors in Canada, according to large-scale recent research of more than 20,000 people, has had their first exposure to Depression during an epidemic. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously suffered from depression. Nearly half of these residents (45 percent) reported having developed depression by the fall of 2020. … Read more

American universities are failing students facing mental health crises

This Thanksgiving, college students across the country are taking a temporary break from classes to celebrate at home with family and friends. However, for students experiencing suicidal thoughts and other serious mental health issues, some may be asked not to return to campus. Colleges across America have it greatly decreased Despite their COVID-19 restrictions, the … Read more

The survey found that Singaporeans are more aware of family relationships

Singaporeans have become more family-oriented and aware of their personal relationships with their families and loved ones as a result of the pandemic, according to a survey by Blackbox Singapore and FWD Insurance. (Photo: Getty Images) A survey showed that Singaporeans have become more family-oriented and aware of their personal relationships with their families and … Read more

Talking about mental health and depression with friends and family

If you’re struggling this holiday season, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can help loved ones who are suffering, and here’s what to do to prepare for a difficult holiday. Hannah Rohoff Difficult news both domestically and across the country this week dampened the exhilarating start to the year-end holiday season. If you’re spending time … Read more

The post-pandemic mental health breakdown in the entertainment industry

Silhouette of a production in progress on a white stage. GT Mental health has begun to be treated with more importance over the past decade. Charities, non-profit organizations, and campaigns were launched around the world as we began to realize as a society that mental health is just as vital as physical health. Usually at … Read more

Bodycam shows police shooting a man after the mental health outreach team called for backup

The Salt Lake City Police Department released body cam images Tuesday that show the officers Shooting and seriously wounding a man November 8 After a mental health outreach team contacted the police for support. The 37-year-old man who was injured in the shooting appears to live in the detached garage of the Sugar House near … Read more

There is a growing slump in mental health

Employee assistance programs are usually very boring. For a few decades now, employers have paid EAP providers to operate phone lines that their employees can call if they need support with personal issues. The idea is to offer some short-term support — a handful of counseling sessions, for example — to help employees deal with … Read more