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CAMH survey shows over half of workers with depression do not recognize need for treatment

Researchers say unrecognized need for care among workers is a major barrier to treatment and contributes to productivity lossMore than half of workers who reported symptoms of depression did not… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Nearly Half of All Black Women Know Someone in Prison

Nearly Half of All Black Women Know Someone in Prison

African-American adults, particularly women, are much more likely to know or be related to someone in prison than whites, according to a new study published in the Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race. The researchers investigated the racial inequality connected to the U.S. prison boom and its potentially harmful consequences to families and […]

“Glass half empty” people could face a lonelier old age

People who see old age as a time of loneliness or expect to be lonely in old age are two to three times more likely to feel alone in later life. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Support for sleeping in? Half of parents favor later school start times for teens

Parents split on delayed start times for middle and high school, according to U-M CS Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s HealthShould teenagers be able to hit the snooze button… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Psychological support waning for heart patients despite nearly half experiencing mental health issues

Psychological support for heart patients is waning despite nearly half experiencing mental health problems after their heart event. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Texting while driving reported by nearly half of grade 12 students in Ontario

An ongoing survey of Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 conducted for Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals a number of significant behavioural trends, including an alarming… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half

Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Almost half of homeless men taking part in study had suffered traumatic brain injury

Almost half of all homeless men who took part in a study by St. Michael’s Hospital had suffered at least one traumatic brain injury in their life and 87 per cent of those injuries occurred before the… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Just over half of NHS Trusts have a mental wellbeing policy in place for staff

Only 57% of NHS trusts have a mental wellbeing policy in place to support staff, according to new audit results from the Health and Work Development Unit (HWDU) at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).NHS trusts have a duty to their staff to support their health and wellbeing. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

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