Mental health

California Community Hospital Closing Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit

Redlands Community Hospital has offered inpatient behavioral health services since the mid-1980s. Citing financial constraints and relatively low utilization rates, Redlands Community Hospital in California is closing its behavioral health inpatient unit for adults. Funding is one of top challenges for behavioral health services of hospitals. The primary strategies to address inadequate reimbursement for behavioral …

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The Recorder – Report examines role of schools, pediatric providers in behavioral health crisis

Published: 01/22/2023 2:30:41 PM BOSTON — Citing progress in addressing children’s behavioral health and the need for further improvement, a new report suggests the potential for schools and pediatric primary care providers to play a greater role in addressing a “longstanding crisis.” The 45-page report, released last week by the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, …

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How to balance work, mental health, friendships

Thema Bryant’s list of professional accomplishments is undeniably impressive. Since 2023, she has been the president of the American Psychological Association. Bryant is also a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, where he directs the Laboratory for the Study of Culture and Trauma. Previously, she was a coordinator at Princeton University’s SHARE program, which offered …

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Massachusetts Resources for Mental Health in Schools. – NBC Boston

Citing progress in addressing children’s behavioral health, as well as areas in desperate need of improvement, a new report suggests the potential for schools and pediatric primary care providers to play a greater role in addressing a “longstanding crisis.” The 45-page report, released Thursday by the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, draws on 25 interviews …

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More than half of Gen Z workers report mental health problems in the past year

They also experience burnout at least once a week We all know that employee burnout is on the rise, but it’s not evenly distributed across generations: A November report found that while only 38% of Baby Boomers say they’re burned out, and 57% of Gen Xers, that’s jumped to 69% of Millennials and 71% of …

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Housing, mental health: Oregon lawmakers face linked crises

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers will tackle a full slate of legislation on pressing and polarizing issues from homelessness to gun control to drugs when the legislative session begins next week after midterm elections that cost Democrats their supermajority, but swept a new, progressive governor. A top priority is addressing the interconnected homelessness and …

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Gardening can help reduce the risk of cancer, improve mental health

Share on PinterestNew research shows that gardening offers a variety of health benefits, including a reduced risk of chronic diseases such as cancer. Manu Pratts/Stoxy A new study shows that people who work in community gardens receive a variety of health benefits that may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and …

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Kristen Bell joins wellness platform Hers as a mental health ambassador

Kristen Bell Hers Kristen Bell has joined health and wellness platform Hers as the company’s first mental health ambassador. From today, The good place the actor will appear in two spots for the brand that encourage conversations for those struggling with anxiety and depression to explore treatment options. Bell, along with her husband Dax Shepard, …

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Why experts worry that TikTok may be contributing to the mental health crisis among US teenagers

new York CNN — Jermone Yankey said he had a habit of staying up all night when he was in college — not studying or partying, but scrolling through TikTok until the sun came up. “I saw that I wasn’t putting effort into my own life, I was just trying to experience what I was …

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