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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 in treatment delivery in advance. Maintaining access to care was the...

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 less prejudicial attitudes, researchers at University of Massachusetts...

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 may experience higher levels of depression and anxiety than the...

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...

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 and H.4741. The bills were passed by the House and sent to the Senate for...

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 report submitted by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

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 particularly in youth. The New Hampshire Department of Education (DOE) is...

August 5th, 2022

Wade overturned: Processing the decision

By Phyllis Hanlon

On June 24, the Supreme Court, in a five to four vote, overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling giving women the right to have an abortion. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito,...

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