Mental health

Air Force chiefs urge 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, suggesting suicides are on the rise again. Secretary Frank Kendall, the service’s top civilian official, and Air Force Chief Master Sergeant JoAnn Bass, her senior enlisted soldier, encouraged …

Air Force chiefs urge more focus on mental health as suicides rise Read More »

Catholics with mental health issues are not alone, Phoenix bishop says

Education will be through the National Mental Health Council. The council, founded in 1969, is an advocacy and education group that represents more than 3,100 mental health and substance use treatment organizations. “They’re basically trying to educate them on what to expect and what to look for,” Dolan said. “It is strictly clinical in education; …

Catholics with mental health issues are not alone, Phoenix bishop says Read More »

Catholics with mental health problems are not alone National Catholic Register

Catholics struggling with mental illness and their loved ones who want to help them will soon find more formal support in the Diocese of Phoenix. Bishop John Dolan announced the opening of an office dedicated to Catholic mental health ministry. “There are a lot of people dealing with loved ones who are in crisis,” Bishop …

Catholics with mental health problems are not alone National Catholic Register Read More »

Americans’ mental health continues to struggle amid student loan debt

While previous student debt cancellations implemented by the Biden administration benefited some, they didn’t even reduce the debt incurred by many others, a new study finds. Of the 2,000 U.S. participants surveyed in a survey conducted by the ELVTR online learning program, 63 percent of Americans are still struggling with student loan debt. And 54% …

Americans’ mental health continues to struggle amid student loan debt Read More »

Study reveals mental health burden in Flint community five years after water crisis

September 20, 2022 Data from the largest community mental health survey in Flint, Michigan, show that one in five adults, or approximately 13,600 people, are believed to have clinical depression, and one in four, or 15,000 people, was assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder five years after the water crisis began. “The mental health burden of …

Study reveals mental health burden in Flint community five years after water crisis Read More »