RSPH and the Young Health Movement have published a new report, #StatusOfMind, examining the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health. NAMI found that early identification and intervention can minimize the long-term disability of mental health disorders. In Asia, mental illnesses are less likely to be treated as medical conditions, according to Mariko Kahn, the executive director of Pacific Asian Counseling Services.
The Center works with key partners at the government and community levels to help build sustainable mental health care infrastructure in post-conflict Liberia. Something remarkable happened at the recent US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing on Improving the Federal Response to Challenges in Mental Health Care in America.
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They usually possess both medical degrees and psychology degrees, and are qualified to treat mental disorders using a combination of counseling therapy and prescription medication. Research led by Wendy Klag Memorial Scholar Benjamin Zablotsky, PhD ’13 (Mental Health) is mentioned in Psychology Today.
And I just bought another of Elizabeth Wurtzel’s memoirs, More, Now, Again I’m going to try to get that one in this month. In the UK, Canada, the USA and much of the developed world, mental disorders are the leading cause of disability among people aged 15 to 44.