COVID-19 School Closings Linked To Increase In Depression And Suicide, Study FindsPrimary school students in China experienced more depressive symptoms and made more suicide attempts after schools closed for the pandemic, a new study found.
Talking Robots Could Be Used To Combat Loneliness, Boost Mental Health In Care HomesTalking robots that interact with older people could be introduced into care homes to help fight loneliness and mental ill health.
Johns Hopkins Experts Share Coping Skills For Those In Mental Distress Due To COVID-19 PandemicIn a survey conducted in early April, nearly 14 percent of adults reported having serious mental distress, compared to less than four percent in 2018- the highest numbers coming from people ages 18-29.
1 In 4 Young People Are Reporting Suicidal Thoughts. Here's How To HelpNew psychological data taken during the pandemic shows the nation's mental health is languishing, according to data reported this week as part of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
'Embrace The Uncertainty': Maryland Doctor Recommends Finding The Positive Amid Coronavirus PandemicLocal doctors say the number of people suffering from anxiety and mental health issues remains high amid the coronavirus pandemic.
'Decades Overdue': Baltimore City Council Re-Examines Police Response To Mental Health, Behavioral CallsA Baltimore city councilman is asking city leadership to re-examine its response to behavioral and mental health crises.
Expert Says Constant Exposure To Videos Of Police Brutality Can Lead To Toxic Stress, Psychological TraumaAdults aren't just working to deal with the stress from COVID-19, but also the stress of racial inequality. Mental health experts say its important you learn how to cope with it all.
Coronavirus Resources: Maryland Department Of Health Launches ‘MD Mind Health’The Maryland Department of Health announced Wednesday the launch of "MD Mind Health", a new text-based mental health initiative to fight isolation and encourage mental wellness amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Infant Sleep Issues Linked To Mental Health Problems In Adolescents, Study SuggestsSleep problems in early childhood may be linked to the development of certain mental health disorders in adolescence, according to new research.
New Baltimore City Program Will Help Residents With Stress, Trauma Of COVID-19 PandemicA new Baltimore city initiative will help residents deal with the stress and trauma of the coronavirus pandemic.
For Some, Necessary Isolation From Coronavirus Is Detrimental To Mental, Physical HealthSocial distancing and staying home have proven essential for flattening the coronavirus curve and minimizing harm from the virus, but research shows that these unprecedented guidelines to match our unprecedented times may negatively impact mental and physical health among Americans.
Yoga May Ease Symptoms Of Depression, Study SaysWeekly sessions of yoga may ease depressive symptoms in people with other mental health issues, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of existing research.
Outpouring Of Support Is Beneficial For COVID-19 Frontline Workers' Mental Health, Doctor SaysThe hundreds of heroes on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic taking care of us need to be taken care of, too.
Maryland Department of Health Offering Mental Health Support To Front-Line Workers During Coronavirus PandemicMDH's Behavioral Health Administration shows calls to "211, Press 1" increased from 1,619 in February to 2,345 in March.
State Health Department Offering Mental Health Support For COVID-19 Frontline WorkersThe Maryland Department of Health is offering mental health support for coronavirus frontline workers who may be struggling while treating or helping others.