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October 8th, 2022

DOJ investigation finds over-institutionalization of ME children

By Eileen Weber

Following an investigation of the children’s behavioral health system, Maine’s Department of Justice...

October 7th, 2022

Working group still grappling with potential forensic mental health facility

By Andrew Cromarty

In 2011, Hurricane Irene forced the Vermont State Hospital to close its doors for good, leading to a...

October 7th, 2022

Brattleboro Retreat program geared toward helping mental health professionals

By Danielle Ray

Mental health crises are at an all-time high as a result of the pandemic and because of that, a new...

October 6th, 2022

Feminist theory: An intersectional model that promotes equality

By Phyllis Hanlon

The origins of feminist theory can be traced back to the writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, particularly...

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...

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...

August 6th, 2022

New Hampshire DOE provides funding to assist summer camps

By Danielle Ray

Pandemic related issues and long-term effects are known to be far reaching and include mental health...