Articles, Leading Stories

May 2nd, 2024

Telehealth follies

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

The pandemic propelled many therapists into providing services via telehealth, typically through videoconferencing. Indeed, many colleagues have left the office, never to...

March 31st, 2024

DEI: Leadership drives success

By Phyllis Hanlon

Psychologists can play critical role

The civil rights movement of the 1960s led to the creation of diversity,...

March 30th, 2024

Study: High schoolers who use alcohol, cannibas or nicotine at higher risk for mental health disorders

By Beth Negus Viveiros

A new study shows that high school students who reported cannabis, alcohol, or nicotine use were more likely to experience a number of mental health issues, including suicidal...

March 29th, 2024

Is self-relevant research a bad thing?

By Eileen Weber

Approach gets mixed reviews

Kathleen R. Bogart, Ph.D., has written about improving inclusion for disabled people based on self-relevant research. She...

March 29th, 2024

Effects of social media use on children examined

By Danielle Ray

Mental, physical health can suffer

The potential negative effects of the digital world are well-documented, particularly as they pertain to the mental...

March 29th, 2024

RI to open first supervised drug use site

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Center is creating protocols for overdoses

Rhode Island’s first state-regulated overdose center is slated to open in Providence this...

March 28th, 2024

Licensing master’s level psychologists could help fill gaps

By Beth Negus Viveiros

About 160 million Americans live in areas with mental health professional shortages, with more than 8,000 additional professionals needed to fill the demand, according to the...

March 28th, 2024

NH bill targets transitional housing

By Eileen Weber

New Hampshire is trying to improve transitional housing for people with mental illness who might otherwise be homeless.

Currently under committee perusal, Senate Bill...

March 4th, 2024

Connecticut Medical Center opens new pediatric facility

By Eileen Weber

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Conn. is one of two units in New England and the only one in Connecticut that provides both pediatric and psychiatric...

March 1st, 2024

Text line option offered by Rutland Mental Health Services Community Care Network

By Danielle Ray

VERMONT – Rutland Mental Health Services Community Care Network began offering a text line around the same time as the transition to the 988 Suicide &...

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