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To help people overcome the stigma and anxiety related to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the district mental health team has started counselling Covid-19 patients, their family members and at least two of their neighbouring households in urban clusters. A team comprising a psychologist, a psychiatrist, a social worker and a community nurse visits the family …

Given that May is mental awareness month, it is an especially good time to hear from Emmy-winning actor and Temecula resident Maurice Benard. He talks candidly about his bipolar disorder in his new memoir, “Nothing General About It: How Love (And Lithium) Saved Me On and Off General Hospital,” which he co-wrote with Susan Black. …

As Canadians continue to grapple with an unprecedented level of stress as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, thousands of volunteers have come forward to offer emotional support to others — a move experts say could benefit their own mental well-being as much as the people they’re helping.    “All of us are in this process of figuring …

Rachel Moreno is making masks. She has made more than 200 so far. Each one takes about five minutes to make on her home sewing machine, and they are often stitched together from old scraps of fabric that she’s held onto for years. She’s expecting a shipment of elastic to arrive at her home soon. …

The United Nations warned of an emerging mental health crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a Thursday report. It cites higher levels of depression and anxiety globally, which may be exacerbated by factors like social isolation and domestic violence. Danesh Alam, medical director of behavioral health at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said the …

Stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, teenagers are facing a sense of loss that adults removed from the high school experience might not fully understand: the disappointment of missing out on milestones. Senior spring break trips. Final theater performances. Spring sports seasons. Prom. Graduation ceremonies.  2020Getty Images The abrupt cancellation of these rites of passage …

While there has been talk about the COVID-19 shutdown aggravating mental health and substance abuse problems, there aren’t many definitive statistics in Pennsylvania yet to back up the presumption, according to state experts. Some counties have reported spikes in overdose deaths, but some have reported reductions, said Jennifer Smith, secretary for the Department …

Darryl Evans, 38 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed multiple times outside a Millington mental health facility in October 2019. Darryl Evans, 38, was arrested Monday for the stabbing and is facing a charge of attempted first-degree murder. An employee of Professional Counseling Services Mental Facility, which is …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Italy’s response to coronavirus is now moving into a new phase, but for many survivors the trauma remains “When Covid patients enter the hospital, they think it’s the beginning of the end,” says psychologist Tommaso Speranza. His hospital, Rome’s Spallanzani infectious diseases institute, has been leading Italy’s response to …

Mother’s have a tough job, especially during this pandemic so it’s important to keep mental health in check. Mothers may seem even more like superheroes during this pandemic. They’re keeping the household running, children educated and jobs fulfilled. While moms might seem superhuman, they need some TLC, too.  As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, now is …