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Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons purpose

Sep. 22, 2021 9:35 am

Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons

The long-term solution to the nursing shortage calls for systematic changes that value nurses and offer them a safe place to work, says guest columnist Rayna Latourneau.
20 years post-9/11, the links between Islamophobia and Muslim American suicide remain unexplored purpose

Sep. 10, 2021 2:49 pm

20 years post-9/11, the links between Islamophobia and Muslim American suicide remain unexplored

The victim of Islamophobic violence and survivor of a suicide attempt, guest columnist Amelia Noor-Oshiro is the first self-identifying Muslim American to receive NIH funding to conduct grassroots mental health research within the American Muslim community.
New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy purpose

Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy

"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds purpose

Aug. 18, 2021 3:04 pm

Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds

Recent studies examining COVID-19's impact on mental health also find differences among groups of students such as high school athletes.
Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others people

Jun. 29, 2021 9:35 am

Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others

"Police are trained to pull a gun. We need people trained to deal with people in crisis. And we know it works because we’ve done it on the inside," say the brothers, who are Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery and Action Plan facilitators.
Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars? purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 2:15 pm

Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Neuroscience can offer insights into how social isolation and resocialization affect the brain, says guest columnist Kareem Clark.
On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color purpose

Jun. 15, 2021 8:30 am

On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color

Just in time for Fathers Day, the two community-driven orgs present a film that explores honest relationships between fathers and sons of color.
The new normal means centering mental health to recover purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 3:17 pm

The new normal means centering mental health to recover

It is common for the populace to suffer deteriorating mental health — as evidenced by an uptick in such indicators as substance use, domestic violence, and suicide attempts — long after the actual disaster.
Going beyond ‘back to normal’ — 5 research-based tips for emerging from pandemic life purpose

Jun. 1, 2021 2:55 pm

Going beyond ‘back to normal’ — 5 research-based tips for emerging from pandemic life

How should you choose what to rebuild, what to leave behind and what new paths to try for the first time? Clinical psychological science provides some helpful clues for how to chart your course out of pandemic life, says guest columnist Bethany Teachman.
Why genocide survivors can offer a way to heal from the trauma of the pandemic year purpose

May 14, 2021 3:12 pm

Why genocide survivors can offer a way to heal from the trauma of the pandemic year

The healing process of genocide survivors may offer lessons for post-pandemic recovery, says guest columnist Donald Miller.

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