The pandemic has pushed children’s mental health and access to care to a ‘crisis point’
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Bailey Lynn and her friends often talked about the toll the virus has taken. Still, the high school senior was surprised recently by the results of a survey she created to assess her classmates’ mental health during the pandemic: Only a quarter who said they thought they needed a therapist had...
Too many men ignore their depression, phobias, other mental health issues
The Washington Post, 07-03-2021
It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for stress and anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again with many...
In a Murky Sea of Mental Health Apps, Consumers Left Adrift
Kaiser Health News, 06-22-2021
In any given year, 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a form of mental illness, according to federal estimates. And research indicates only about half of them receive treatment in a system that is understaffed and ill distributed to meet demand.