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February 3rd, 2024

CT makes recommendations to improve children’s behavioral health

By Eileen Weber

What came first, the increase in children’s mental health issues or the shortage in staff to help them?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), anxiety,...

February 3rd, 2024

Harvard recruits influencers to share mental health information

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Harvard University is partnering with a team of TikTok and Instagram creators and influencers to engage the public in two-way conversations about mental health.

“It...

January 25th, 2024

Gender-affirming LGBTQ+ high school to open in Berkshires Farming, the arts are specialty areas

By Danielle Ray

Opening a therapeutic gender-affirming LGBTQ+ high school in the foothills of the Berkshires in Western Mass. comes from a very personal place for founders Allison Druin,...

January 5th, 2024

Youth trauma, staffing shortages impacting residential schools

By Phyllis Hanlon

Increased drug use also a factor

The American Psychological Association’s latest “Stress in America” survey indicated that respondents are suffering...

January 5th, 2024

New center uses technology to identify, mitigate suicide risk

By Susan Gonsalves

Aim is to integrate best practices into clinical settings

A new UMass Chan Medical School center plans to use technology to assist with identifying and...

January 4th, 2024

The League School’s neurodiversity project relies on community, business partnerships

By Eileen Weber

Career Learning Center in the works

Neurodiverse students display behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other neurologically atypical...

January 4th, 2024

NY ban on corporal punishment sparks awareness of practice

By Ami Albernaz

In October, New York became just the fourth U.S. state to outlaw corporal punishment in private schools, joining New Jersey, Iowa, and Maryland, which passed its own ban...

January 3rd, 2024

Cartwheel receives $20 million for school mental health

By Eileen Weber

Company provides quick access to telehealth care

It should be no surprise that the mental health of children and adolescents was hit hard by the pandemic. But...

January 3rd, 2024

Poll: Less than half of Gen Z Americans are thriving

By Susan Gonsalves

More mental health struggles reported

Less than half (47 percent) of Gen Z Americans are thriving in their lives, among the lowest across all generations in the...

January 2nd, 2024

‘Stress in America’ survey shows adults have collective trauma

By Susan Gonsalves

Data from the most recent “Stress in America,” survey shows that people of all ages are still experiencing trauma from the pandemic that has impacted their physical and...

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