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Hospital launches online therapy in response to ‘dramatic increase’ in referral of patients with mental health issues

Saint John of God Hospital has launched a new online therapy programme for people struggling with their mental health due to a “dramatic increase” in admissions and referrals since the start of the pandemic. he hospital recently revealed that it has seen a dramatic increase in admissions and referrals from new and existing patients who… Read More »

Covid surge threatens wave of mental health issues, warns TV Secret Millionaire

Businessman Jim Breen, who lost his aunt to Covid-19, believes the second wave will have a far more significant impact on mental health than the first. As Ireland experiences a surge in cases, the charity founder said the pandemic had created the need for a sharper focus on mental health and was encouraging companies to… Read More »

COVID-19 disproportionately affects health coverage of minorities, study finds

At least five million Black and Hispanic people could lose their health insurance as a result of the pandemic, according to a new analysis from Avalere. The healthcare consulting firm used insurance distribution rates by race prior to the pandemic and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February to April unemployment figures to estimate the number… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for AUGUST 28, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Suicide Risk and Mood Disorders in Women in the Postpartum Period: a Longitudinal Study. de Avila Quevedo L, Scholl CC, de Matos MB, da Silva RA, da Cunha Coelho FM, Pinheiro KAT, Pinheiro RT.  Psychiatr Q. 2020 Aug 18. The odds of postpartum suicide risk were 6.50 (95% CI: 2.73; 15.48) higher in mothers with… Read More »