Annual U.S. death toll from drugs, alcohol, suicide tops 150,000
Experts warn that these "deaths of despair" may well increase in the wake of COVID-19.
COVID-19: Delirium first, depression, anxiety, insomnia later?
"We need to research which factors may contribute to enduring mental health problems, and develop interventions to prevent and treat them," said...
Novel program for preventing addiction-related suicide
The group intervention is designed for a population at high risk for suicide.
New ‘atlas’ maps links between mental disorders, physical illnesses
“We found that women with anxiety disorders have a 50% increased risk of developing a heart condition or stroke,” said Dr. John McGrath.
U.S. ‘deaths of despair’ from COVID-19 could top 75,000, experts warn
The number could be even higher if the country fails to take bold action to address the mental health toll of unemployment, isolation, and...
Suicide prevention one key focus of upcoming NIMH strategic plan
The much broader strategic plan to guide research efforts and priorities is set to be released in the next few weeks, Dr. Joshua Gordon said.
COVID-19: To have and to hold ... in quarantine
All of us can benefit from these skills, especially emotionally volatile couples who are trapped together in quarantine, Dr. Dara Abraham said.
COVID-19: Addressing the mental health needs of clinicians
Health care workers might be facing a “care paradox,” in which they must choose between their patients’ safety and their own.
COVID-19: A ‘marathon, not a sprint’ for psychiatry
Providing emotional support will help individuals engage with instrumental supports, said Dr. Joshua Morganstein.
COVID-19: No U.S. spike expected in pandemic-related suicidal ideation
Big Data analysis of real-time Crisis Text Line experience offers encouragement.