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November 10th, 2023

Treating Long COVID mental health symptoms requires coordination

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Communication between mental health professionals and primary care providers (PCPs) is key to proper diagnosis and treatment of Long COVID mental health issues.

Because...

November 10th, 2023

Should I accept this referral?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Not long ago, I received a call from a woman requesting an intake appointment. I don’t use a scheduler and prefer to pre-screen clients myself. She was unclear about her...

November 10th, 2023

Program helps with transition back to school for students with mental health issues

By Danielle Ray

More than 250 schools in Massachusetts and largely across the East Coast have adopted the Bridge for Resilient Youth in Transition (bryt) model to help students return to...

November 10th, 2023

Whose story is it anyway?

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

Psychologists are story people, especially when we are trying to help people make more satisfying stories of their lives. Because I am a story person, I am still mulling over...

November 10th, 2023

Psychological tool measures how trauma impacts religious beliefs

By Susan Gonsalves

Although religion and spirituality factor into many lives, research is scarce about how stress and traumatic events can impact and test an individual’s belief...

October 1st, 2023

Postpartum psychosis: A complex mix of serious symptoms

By Phyllis Hanlon

Several risk factors cited

Amanda Brown struggled with infertility and suffered two miscarriages before she experienced a...

October 1st, 2023

Research highlights health care inequity in Massachusetts

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Communities of color most impacted

Health care equity is a moral imperative and a new study reveals that it is a financial one as well.

The...

October 1st, 2023

Kids’ mental health getting a boost in Connecticut

By Eileen Weber

Bill focuses on access, play issues

Connecticut’s recently passed Senate Bill 2 focuses on providing more access to mental...

October 1st, 2023

988 Lifeline focuses on increasing awareness in second year

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Despite low public awareness, the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline answered nearly five million texts, chats, and calls in its first year.

Launched in July 2022, the...

October 1st, 2023

Task Force recommends anxiety screening for adults under 65

By Susan Gonsalves

Older population requires further review

In June, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued its final recommendation to support screening for...

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