Articles, Leading Stories

July 16th, 2022

Legislation hopes to address shortage of school mental health providers

By Danielle Ray

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) is leading the introduction of the Mental Health Excellence in Schools Act, bipartisan legislation that if passed will address the shortage of mental...

June 30th, 2022

Research examines effects on firearm injury survivors, families

By Susan Gonsalves

Survivors of firearm injuries had a 51 percent increase in psychiatric disorders, an 85 percent increase in substance use disorders, and showed a 40 percent jump in pain...

June 3rd, 2022

Psychologist wins landmark ruling in equal pay case

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Clare Mundell, Ph.D, did not realize that she would be instigating a landmark court ruling on a...

June 3rd, 2022

How can psychologists find their niche?

By Catherine Robertson Souter

The American Psychological Association has 53 divisions representing various subfields of psychology yet...

June 3rd, 2022

Connecticut legislates bills to address children’s mental health

By Eileen Weber

Two years into a pandemic and mental health issues have been on the rise, particularly with children and...

May 2nd, 2022

Mass. governor aims healthcare bill at mental health parity, lower costs

By Eileen Weber

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts has proposed a systemic health care reform bill designed to...

May 2nd, 2022

Good customer service benefits patients and practitioner

By Catherine Robertson Souter

The term “customer service” brings to mind smiling hotel clerks welcoming guests, or a helpful sales associate offering to “grab you a different size”...

April 1st, 2022

Psychologist shortage: Demand exceeds supply

By Phyllis Hanlon

A July 2020 Health Tracking Poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that four in 10 adults...

April 1st, 2022

Telehealth coverage rolls back across United States

By Eileen Weber

New England tries to hang on

If there was an upside to the pandemic, it was telehealth. For many...

April 1st, 2022

Vermont aims to ‘stop the bleeding’

By Phyllis Hanlon

Vermont is experiencing a serious staffing shortage, according to January data, which showed a 58.8 percent staffing vacancy rate, an increase from pre-pandemic...