Mental health

Equip your church and enable it to respond to mental health… | The Good Samaritan with Jamie Aten and Kent Annan

More and more churchgoers are turning to their church for help with mental health issues. However, many pastors and church leaders feel ill-equipped and unsure of how best to support their members in this area. With the increase in mental health issues over the past two years and the fact that people are more comfortable …

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URAC joins leaders to announce mental health at work

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — URAC joins leaders to announce Index of mental health at worka first-of-its-kind comprehensive strategy for measuring, improving and innovating mental health in the workplace. URAC partners with the Corporate Board of Founders to support the development and global implementation of the Index. URAC joins AXA, Aon, Bank …

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What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 infection on mental health?

In a recent study published in Natural medicineresearchers examined the direct and indirect effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. Research: How COVID-19 has affected mental health: from infection to pandemic consequences. Image credit: Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock Background Indirect effects of COVID-19 included stressful and disruptive societal changes …

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CNN/KFF poll finds 90% of American adults believe mental health is a crisis in the US

CNN — A large majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine out of 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the US today. When asked to rate …

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Frances Tiafoe serves Aces for Mental Health, an HBCU tennis program

A brave and extremely talented American tennis player Frances Tiafoe serves aces for mental health and HBCU tennis programs. BetterHelp announced a $3 million partnership with Tiafoe, Venus Williams and Taylor to provide free mental health therapy to those in need. September 25, 2022; London, United Kingdom; Francis Tiafoe (USA) celebrates on the court as …

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How employers can help address America’s mental health crisis

America is experiencing a mental health crisis — and it’s costing employers dearly. In my 30+ year career in health care, particularly working with employers who are committed to doing well with their people, I have never heard of more organizations that claim to care about employee health than today. However, our country’s approach to …

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Kaiser is accused of failing to provide timely treatment for mental illness to patients

article OAKLAND, California – In some of her darkest days, Barbara MacDonald turned to music. She says she would “sit downstairs and hear her cry and I’d play the guitar.” Her daughter cried, devastated by her mental health issues. “My youngest daughter was exhibiting certain behaviors like self-harm, eating disorders, etc.,” she says, “and when …

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A new mental health wellness site is launching, co-founded by Selena Gomez and backed by Serena Williams’ venture capital firm

Wondermind co-founders (from left): Mandy Teefey (CEO of Kicked to the Curb Productions), singer/actress Selena Gomez and entrepreneur Daniella Pearson. Courtesy of Wondermind A startup company called Wondermind wants to help you get healthy. Co-founded by singer and actress Selena Gomez, her mom Mandy Teefey and newsletter entrepreneur Daniella Pearson, the website emphasizes mental fitness; …

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BBC leaders are calling for more focus on mental health as suicides rise

Senior Air Force officials have pledged to improve airmen’s access to mental health care and urged commanders to take a more active role in supporting their troops, amid speculation that suicide rates are on the rise again. Secretary Frank Kendall, the service’s top civilian representative, and Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Joanne Bass, the senior …

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