On Monday, training to become Crisis Intervention Team - or CIT certified - began for 30 law enforcement officers from various agencies in Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jeff Davis parishes.
Black males were 32 % less likely to receive psychiatric treatment than white males, with no differences between white and Hispanic males, or any female subgroups.
Suicides among first responders, often driven by emotional strain in a culture that long has discouraged showing weakness, are too common, according to organizations that track the deaths.
Clinic staff say they're hearing such worries a lot these days from their mainly Latino clientele. Many patients are worried about losing their access to health care and about possible deportation.
Teenage mental health, in particular suicide, is a difficult discussion for anyone to have, but at Blue Mountains Grammar School in Australia, they’re addressing the issue head on.
Health care professionals at provider organizations that had fully adopted electronic health records (EHRs) were more likely to screen for depression when compared with health care professionals who used paper charts.
One aspect of military life that deserves attention from both loved ones and the larger community is the mental health of our service members and veterans, more than one in five of whom suffer emotionally.
Media stories highlighting the poisonings of children in Colorado by ingestion of THC-laced gummy bears have led some municipalities to pre-emptively draft ordinances banning sales of such products.
Princess Diana and Winston Churchill’s mental health experiences to be used to teach children how to cope with ‘the black dog’
They are hoping to trial the scheme in around 135 schools, with children as young as eight being taught mindfulness and relaxation techniques.
More employers are open to offering job opportunities to persons recovering from mental health conditions, said a train-and-place centre for such persons in Singapore.
Darsten Hjorthøj, Ph.D., along with his colleagues, obtained information from 11 studies out of 13 publications that involve 247,603 patients with schizophrenia in all inhabited continents excluding South America.
If “fake news” is an epidemic, we see it no place more clearly than in the media relations offices of universities that promote their professors’ latest research results.
According to a new survey, what most teenagers want is easy access to mental health professionals rather than being “patched up” by teachers with little training.
Theater is all about community, so to have dialogue and represent characters with mental issues that other members in our community can relate to helps to lower the stigma and encourage people who do suffer from mental illness to get...