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We Need to Talk About Mental Health Services for Minorities
Anxiety

We Need to Talk About Mental Health Services for Minorities

In a society that now has mental health on the tip of its tongue more than ever, women of color are having a parallel but nuanced conversation about access, social and cultural stigmas and other roadblocks that keep making mental health services a difficult terrain to navigate.

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Study Confirms Depression Subtypes In Young People
Depression

Study Confirms Depression Subtypes In Young People

Changes in sleep or appetite could be indicative of one of three subtypes of major depressive disorder, an Orygen study has confirmed.

The study analysed data from 275 young people participating in Orygen’s Youth Depression Alleviation (YoDA) studies to identify subtypes of depression and differences in brain structure between the subtypes.

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Targeted school-based interventions for adolescents with depression and anxiety
Anxiety

Targeted school-based interventions for adolescents with depression and anxiety

For anyone working with children or young people, it will come as no surprise to discover that the prevalence of poor mental health is growing, with most teachers able to think of at least one student struggling with low mood. Recent UK data suggests that 9% of 11-16 year olds and 15% of 17-19 years have a diagnosable disorder such as anxiety or depression (Vizard et al., 2018), however many argue that this is just the tip of the iceberg, with there being many more young people just below the threshold for diagnosis (Bertha & Balazs, 2013).

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Targeted school-based interventions for adolescents with depression and anxiety
Behavioral Health

US ill-prepared for coronavirus-fueled mental health crisis

Experts are warning that the United States is ill prepared for a coming mental health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 100,000 people in the nation and caused millions to lose their jobs.

Barriers to mental health care existed before the pandemic, but those challenges are being exacerbated now as millions report feelings of stress, depression and isolation.

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Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus
COVID-19

Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus

Would you do us a favor? Would you be willing to describe how the coronavirus is affecting your mental health? Is the combination of isolation and existential stress making you feel more depressed and anxious?

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Mass Customized Patterns and Priorities for Success
ANSA

Mass Customized Patterns and Priorities for Success

What if we could utilize the CANS and ANSA to identify which items, if resolved, were associated with success in our program? What if we could look at that by race/ethnicity, gender and age? If we could, we could get a lot closer to identifying what works for whom.

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