Could reopening schools spare US kids from depression epidemic? Mental health problems grew by 35% and suicide attempts doubled during lockdown in China

‘There are many reasons to suspect that suicide rates will increase this year too, not just because of Covid-19 but because stress and anxiety seem to be permeating every aspect of our lives,’ Shannon Monnat, co-director of Syracuse University’s Policy, Place and Population Health Lab told Bloomberg. 

Talking robots could be used to combat loneliness and boost mental health in care homes

“However, over recent years we have all had multiple challenges as citizens as to what role technology can play, and it is absolutely right that we are looking at all aspects of technological development and understanding when it is appropriate for them to be used in care,” Rayner added. “We need to ensure that care, […]

Mental Health in the US is Suffering—Will It Go Back to Normal?

After a particularly devastating transport, Rosemary, an emergency medical technician who works in the Boston area, realized that she was struggling emotionally. She needed to talk to someone. That day, she and her paramedic partner had arrived at the house of an older man who had symptoms of Covid-19, and they needed to get him […]

Coronavirus pandemic taking much bigger mental health toll on young adults compared to older adults, survey finds

She did move into her grandparents’ house so she could still be more on her own. She relies on friends who are living on campus and taking the same classes to explain things she did not quite understand during lectures and has to schedule extra Zoom appointments with her professors for additional help.

Demi Lovato, Marshmello aim to remove mental health stigma with ‘OK Not to Be OK’

Ahead of the release of the song, Marshmello addressed the true intention behind the song to Zane Lowe on Apple Music, and was quoted saying, “I think it’s just such an important subject. I think a lot of people, about negative feelings and negative thoughts that are affecting them are kind of scared to bring […]

Poll: Pandemic takes toll on mental health of young adults

The results are surprising because people who are considered most at risk normally report more mental health symptoms, and older adults are more likely to become seriously ill from the coronavirus, said Tom Smith, who has directed NORC’s General Social Survey since 1980. The numbers also contrast with stories about some younger people gathering for […]

Model, 29, who offered to volunteer for mental health organisation through their Instagram account is sent topless photo of man’s chest and told to sell it ‘as a t** picture’ on her OnlyFans page

‘I’ve suffered with mental health and experienced family members with different things and I’m also a mental health support worker so would love to be part of your movement.’ 

Coronavirus puts strain on mental health: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria

“We can also utilize this time to improve our relationships by conversing with your partner, having date nights, speaking about your dreams and worries. Please do not feel upset or if you feel things are going out of your hands then do not hesitate to call your friends or free helpline numbers to speak with […]

Parambrata Chattopadhyay on mental health: ‘We think someone has to be vilified, some extraneous factors have to be there’

“Favouritism and nepotism, which seems like it has become the most important topic of the whole country, putting aside other very important topics, exists in various forms, just like illegal practices. It is something that is practiced in all aspects, fields and industries, all over the world. It is not just about the film industry. […]

Russia Accused of Spreading ‘Allegations’ About Biden’s ‘Poor Mental Health’ in DHS Bulletin: Report

“Russian covert and covert influence actors posted negative commentary and unsubstantiated allegations about the poor mental health of Biden. For example, proxy websites have claimed that the candidates gaffes are symptoms of dementia, that he is mentally unfit for the presidency, and that he is unlikely to serve his full term due to his age”, […]