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PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — As children head back to school, their mental health is top of mind for many parents and educators. What You Need To Know  A mental health emergency was declared by some agencies last fall  Pinellas schools are working to help address mental health A national health emergency in youth mental health …

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of anxiety and depression have spiraled upwards by over 25%, according to the World Health Organization. With over 40 million United States adults impacted by anxiety disorders, people are hungry for actionable tips and approachable tools, especially in a time of great collective stress with little innovation …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Birmingham City School officials are seeing a rise in children with mental health issues since the pandemic and leaders are working to give them more services and resources. Birmingham City Schools and Alabama Regional Medical Services are now offering free mental health and medical services to students at seven different schools. …

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – As the most recent Omicron subvariant, BA.5., makes its way across the U.S., experts refer to it as the most transmissible version of the virus to date and say it is gradually creating a steady increase in COVID-related hospitalizations. Locally, as of Wednesday, July 20, a total of 2,998 new …

Behavioral health and substance abuse management have been challenged for decades by lack of investment and fragmented care systems. Despite the cost- and health-related burden caused by behavioral health issues, physical and mental health services continue to be siloed. By contrast, evidence shows that integrating behavioral health into primary care creates marked improvement of clinical …

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Even before the pandemic, the mental well-being of teens had declined. The most recent CDC survey found 19.9% of all teens reported having seriously considered attempting suicide. Fifty five percent reported having experienced emotional abuse at home. The US Surgeon General says there is a “devastating” mental health crisis among …

Over the past two years, New Yorkers have had to withstand feelings of uncertainty, disconnectedness, and in some cases outright trauma, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In May 2020, the New York State Health Foundation found that 35% of New Yorkers reported symptoms of anxiety and depression, two to three times the rate reported prior …

A new study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server investigated the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on mental health, the important health determinants, and disparities resulting from such effects. To fully understand these effects, the researchers designed a pan- Canadian population-based prospective COVID-19: HEalth and Social Inequities across Neighbourhoods (COHESION) cohort. Study: How is the COVID-19 …

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Raleigh, N.C. — We are all going through it right now. Kashinda Marche said so many issues these days can attack our mental health. “The mass shootings, the loss and death, the pandemic,” said Marche. “We just have issue on top of issue.” Marche said in black and brown communities …

Singer Shawn Mendes slammed the brakes on his hotly-anticipated world tour in a bid to take care of his mental health. The 23-year-old “Stitches” hitmaker said he’s “hit a breaking point” and needs time away from the limelight to pause and reset.  Mendes’ tour, titled “Wonder: The World Tour,” kicked off in Portland last month …