Tag Archives: Mental

Mental Health Tips for Kids

Learn mental health tips for kids to support them through challenges. It’s evident that 2020 has not been an easy year for families, and kids especially have struggled with the grief and uncertainty caused by living through a pandemic. While some families have banded together this year, others have become more acutely aware of issues… Read More »

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 »

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 »

The Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 – Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders in the Pandemic

The CDC calculated that some 200,000 American lives would be lost to the coronavirus pandemic by Labor Day weekend 2020. Beyond the tragic mortality in the U.S. come morbidity impacts hitting mental health in America, hard. And some people are being hit-harder than others, a report from the Centers for Disease Control details. Overall, 4… Read More »

Mental Health an Emerging Crisis of COVID Pandemic

Jonathan Porteus, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist and CEO of WellSpace Health, Sacramento, CA. Lan Nguyen, MA, suicide and crisis services program manager, Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Services, California. Heather Aston, LMFT, program manager, San Diego Access and Crisis Line, California. Lauren Ochs, MA, counselor, Provident Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline, St. Louis. Harvard T.H… Read More »

Resource: Join us for Virtual Rounds at the Center for Women’s Mental Health on Wednesday, April 15th

As our faculty at the Center for Women’s Mental Health (CWMH) have gone fully remote with respect to clinical and research activity, we have managed to stay connected these last three weeks with “virtual rounds”.  For over 25 years, our group has met on Wednesdays at midday to discuss clinical cases we have seen across… Read More »