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Mindfulness and antidepressants offer ‘similar level of protection’ against depression

The largest trial yet of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy finds that this treatment works about as well as antidepressants for reducing depressive relapses. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Strong Neighborhood Ties Can Protect Against Gun Violence

Strong neighborhood ties can help protect a community from gun violence, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (RWJF CSP). “Violence results in chronic community-level trauma and stress, and undermines health, capacity, and productivity in these neighborhoods,” said lead author Emily Wang, […]

Exercise protects against depression – but how?

Although previous research has shown that exercise can be beneficial for people who are depressed, the mechanism behind this benefit has not been clear. A new study investigates. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

One Person, One Action, One Nation: United Against Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15   Every year, at least one in 10 older adults experiences elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Moreover, researchers estimate that, for every reported case of elder abuse, another 23.5 cases go unreported. Social workers play essential roles in preventing, identifying, and addressing elder abuse. That’s why every action […]

Task Force finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening for suicide risk

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening adolescents, adults, and the elderly for suicide risk, according to a final… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Park Lane kids go on the march against drugs in Darby Borough – Delaware County Daily Times

Park Lane kids go on the march against drugs in Darby BoroughDelaware County Daily Times“It's a community awareness walk, and I would call it an education walk because I think how you can get kids to avoid something is to tell them the dangers,” said Jackson, adding that the school has had representatives from Holcomb […]

Park Lane students go on the march against drugs in Darby Borough – Delaware County Daily Times

Park Lane students go on the march against drugs in Darby BoroughDelaware County Daily Times“It's a community awareness walk, and I would call it an education walk because I think how you can get kids to avoid something is to tell them the dangers,” said Jackson, adding that the school has had representatives from Holcomb […]

Residents Unite Against Violence – Wheeling Intelligencer

Residents Unite Against Violence – Wheeling Intelligencer

Wheeling Intelligencer Residents Unite Against ViolenceWheeling IntelligencerThomas, a Jefferson Behavioral Health System case manager, organized the United Neighbors Ignites Teens with Education and Drug Awareness by Fostering Education, Respect and Openness with Never Ending Truths, or UNITED FRONT. "The mission …and more » behavioral health education – Google News

New SANE Australia report calls for action to reduce stigma against mental illness

A new study from mental health charity, SANE Australia, reports that stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness is widespread, harmful to recovery, and is a major barrier to participation in society for those affected… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Aspirin Triggered Resolvin Protects Against Cognitive Decline After Surgery

Resolvins are molecules naturally produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids – a process that can be jumpstarted by common aspirin. In a new study, published in The FASEB Journal, researchers at Karolinska Institutet describe how resolvins could protect against the cognitive impairment that often affects recovery of surgical and critically ill patients… Mental […]

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