Interviews, Subscribers

October 1st, 2023

Sarah Schwartz, Ph.D. focuses on intersection between climate change and psychology

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Young people show more anxiety

From the tragic fires in Maui to the flash floods in Vermont, the media has been filled with news of the devastating effects of...

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...

October 1st, 2023

Are psychologists more vulnerable to violence?

By Ami Albernaz

As legislation aimed at curbing the rights of transgender people has gained momentum, Sidney Trantham, Ph.D., a Brookline, Mass. psychologist who works with transgender and...

September 30th, 2023

The pros and cons of accepting health insurance

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Solo practitioners face challenges

Have you considered joining or leaving an insurance panel? More than one out of four psychologists are self-employed and nearly half...

September 30th, 2023

Future of telehealth coverage uncertain

By Beth Negus Viveiros

Rules differ state to state

Telehealth became the new normal for both mental health patients and providers during the pandemic. But as public health emergency...

September 30th, 2023

NE states rank high on scorecard report but still have areas needing improvement

By Susan Gonsalves

Massachusetts holds top spot

Massachusetts ranked first overall on The Commonwealth Fund’s “”Scorecard on State Health System Performance”...

September 30th, 2023

Providers using more apps in treatment but with caution

By Eileen Weber

Privacy issues are common concern

Since the pandemic, the saying, `there’s an app for that,” is applying to more...

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