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Mental Health Awareness Day

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Stop blaming mental illness for mass shootings

A familiar pattern plays out after every mass shooting in the US. First, advocates of gun control point out, accurately, that taking guns off the streets and limiting who can buy them will save lives. Then opponents of gun control argue that there are no regulations that can stop a determined shooter and that what…

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Severe mental illnesses often overlooked at hospital admission, study says

Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,800 adults in Britain who were diagnosed with severe mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, between 2006 and 2017 and who had more than 45,700 emergency hospital admissions over the…

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Who is looking after the mental health of business leaders?

2020 is not the year anyone had planned, and the global pandemic has impacted all of us in different and complicated ways.I know people who have reveled in the “The Great Pause,” having found time to get more rest and exercise and feel more relaxed after years of running around from place to place—the enforced…

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SQUARE MILE: Psychological Effectively being As Workers Return to Locations of work

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Are You Offering the Mental Health Benefits Your BIPOC Employees Need?

Chelsea Victoria/Stocksy “I am not okay. But I know I have to be. And I will be. But I’m not okay.” I (Andrea) shared these conflicted yet honest sentiments with a colleague after the murder of Ahmaud Arbery began to receive increased media attention in April. The feeling I called “not okay” was actually psychological…

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Addressing mental health is critical to getting Americans back to work, Sage Therapeutics CEO says

Mental health bouts have been on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic and it’s a critical issue that society must address as the U.S. economy recovers, Sage Therapeutics CEO Jeff Jonas told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Thursday.”We know factually now that the rates of depression, rates of anxiety and diagnoses are up two to three times…

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Mental Health in the US is Suffering—Will It Go Back to Normal?

After a particularly devastating transport, Rosemary, an emergency medical technician who works in the Boston area, realized that she was struggling emotionally. She needed to talk to someone. That day, she and her paramedic partner had arrived at the house of an older man who had symptoms of Covid-19, and they needed to get him…

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Machines can spot mental health issues—if you hand over your personal data

When Neguine Rezaii first moved to the United States a decade ago, she hesitated to tell people she was Iranian. Instead, she would use Persian. “I figured that people probably wouldn’t know what that was,” she says.  The linguistic ambiguity was useful: she could conceal her embarrassment at the regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad while still…

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We are now having a mental health crisis amid a pandemic. Here’s how to help.

As a psychiatrist, my most common patients during the pandemic have been working mothers trying to manage a full-time job at home while also being primarily responsible for children at home. Most report feeling irritable with low energy, difficulty focusing, uncontrollable emotions, guilt over perceived privilege, loss of interest in past hobbies, general lack of…