Mental health

The study sheds light on the wellness challenges women face in healthcare

The study sheds light on the wellness challenges women face in healthcare

One last one Global Advances in Integrative Medicine and Health The study assesses the factors that influence the well-being of women in the health care profession. Study: The well-being of women in the health care professions: A comprehensive review. Image credit: Earth Photo / Shutterstock.com Background Since 2000, the number of full-time health care workers […]

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Health care workers push for their confidential mental health treatment

Health care workers push for their confidential mental health treatment

States are redefining when medical professionals can receive mental health treatment without risking notifying the boards that govern their licenses. Too often, health care workers wait to seek addiction counseling or treatment, causing their work and patient care to suffer, said Jean Branscum, CEO of the Montana Medical Association, an industry group that represents doctors.

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Trying to ‘change the narrative’ on mental health in the Abacos

Trying to ‘change the narrative’ on mental health in the Abacos

From the pulpit of Friendship Tabernacle Church in Marsh Harbour, Dr. Petra Forbes didn’t recite passages from the Bible or sing lines from a hymn to get her point across. Instead, the representative of the Bahamas Ministry of Health and Welfare used a medical perspective to deliver a powerful message: Like diabetes, heart disease and

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Abortion ban: Women’s mental health suffers in abortion ban states

Abortion ban: Women’s mental health suffers in abortion ban states

The false idea that abortion makes women irreparably depressed and anxious, that it causes a deep psychic wound, has been used for decades by anti-abortion activists to support abortion restrictions. But the argument is based entirely on anecdotes, personal beliefs and hunches. No good science has demonstrated this connection. This is not because no one

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Christ Hospital closes outpatient behavioral health program

Christ Hospital closes outpatient behavioral health program

The closure follows a 353% increase in demand for mental health services in Ohio Less than five years after it opened, Christ Hospital is closing its outpatient behavioral health program for adults on March 15. Services include a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient treatment and some individualized medication management, according to James Buechele, a hospital

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The UF program aims to improve the mental health of Gainesville residents

The UF program aims to improve the mental health of Gainesville residents

Voler Thomas | Correspondent University of Florida researchers are looking to train adults and youth to become mental health coaches to combat the depression and stress East Gainesville residents may face. UF and the Blue Florida Foundation, in collaboration with churches in east Gainesville, are partnering for the third year to host a mental health

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DeVos family announces  million gift for children’s health care

DeVos family announces $50 million gift for children’s health care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Three large health systems in West Michigan received tens of millions of dollars to improve care for children who need medical, rehabilitative and mental health care. The DeVos family announced Monday a $50 million split between Corewell Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation and Pine Rest Christian Mental

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Can grandparental support improve the mental health of single mothers?

Can grandparental support improve the mental health of single mothers?

In a recent study in Population Studiesresearchers explored the role of grandparents’ support in protecting mothers from depression. Their results indicate that grandparents’ support may be more important for single mothers, while the role of grandmothers is more significant than that of grandfathers. Study: Grandparents’ support and maternal depression: Do grandparents’ characteristics matter more to

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Scientists blame the US government for the increase in suicides

Scientists blame the US government for the increase in suicides

Suicide rates in the US have risen steadily in recent decades, with 2022 seeing a 3 percent increase over the previous year. Researchers have blamed the trend on everything from declining mental health to increased exposure to social media and access to firearms, but a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder points to

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