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October 5th, 2022

Surreal Alaska

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

The world is on the move again. With COVID under better control and most people just tired of being confined, airports are crowded, flights are delayed and cruise ships are...

October 5th, 2022

Research: Societal change will need both policy and behavioral support

By Christina P. O'Neill

Social change may depend on the relationship between beneficial behaviors (bottom-up) and social policies (top down), according to research from the University of Maine,...

October 5th, 2022

Mobile medical unit used to address mental health issues in Rhode Island

By Danielle Ray

CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is revolutionizing patient care with its mobile medical unit, epitomizing the definition of meeting people where they are.

“We address all...

October 5th, 2022

Practical Practice: The dynamics of returning to in-person sessions

By Maria Mouratidis, Psy.D.

The pandemic suddenly changed the provision of psychotherapy—with no opportunity to process the shift...

October 4th, 2022

Believers in common animal ancestor more likely to be inclusive of humans

By Christina P. O'Neill

Belief in human evolution leads to more connectedness with groups different from one’s own, leading to...

September 6th, 2022

Caregivers for multiple myeloma patients have psychological distress

By Andrew Cromarty

A new study published in “Blood Advances” reveals that caregivers for patients with multiple myeloma...

September 6th, 2022

Remote program for college students goes beyond crisis help to recovery

By Christina P. O'Neill

In its upending of everyday life, the COVID epidemic has also given the therapy community at the Stockbridge, Mass.-based Austin Riggs Center an unlikely catalyst to create an...

September 6th, 2022

ARPA funds giving seniors a boost in Connecticut

By Eileen Weber

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was put into law in March 2021 with $350 billion allocated to aid public health, economic, and community programs. Of that $350 billion,...

August 7th, 2022

Massachusetts bills, hotline focus on maternal mental health

By Eileen Weber

Earlier this year, Massachusetts legislators proposed two maternal mental health bills known as H.4740...

August 6th, 2022

Report on firearm deaths in Maine show many are suicides

By Andrew Cromarty

More than 85 percent of all firearm deaths in 2020 in the state of Maine were suicides, according to a...