Tag Archives: Mental

Consider Mental Health Equity on World Mental Health Day

COVID-19 exacted a toll on health citizens’ mental health, worsening a public health challenge that was already acute before the pandemic. It’s World Mental Health Day, an event marked by global and local stakeholders across the mental health ecosystem. On the global front, the World Health Organization (WHO) describes the universal phenomenon and burden of… Read More »

CVS (mental)Health – the growth of mental health @ retail

“CVS wants to be your therapist, too,” the Wall Street Journal reported on 31st August, discussing the plans of retail stores, Big Box and pharmacies, adding mental health services to their growing health/care portfolios. The coronavirus spawned an epidemic inside and beyond the pandemic throughout the U.S.: very clear and widespread mental and behavioral health… Read More »

Oprah talks mental health on ‘Black Women OWN the Conversation’ on anniversary of George Floyd’s death

Entertainment Health Loading the player… As we’re commemorating the first anniversary of the sad and untimely death of George Floyd, the impact on our psyches has not been completely determined. The tragic murder of yet another Black man at the hands of police being broadcast repeatedly has taken its toll on the Black community, whether we are… Read More »

‘Covid has hurt NHS and recovery for mental health services will be costly’

The pandemic has inflicted ­terrible collateral damage on the NHS which will necessitate huge rises in health spending for the foreseeable future. In the cancer field, the pandemic has led to delays in diagnosis and treatment but there are deeper wounds. Work on discovery and ­development of new drugs and diagnostics were abandoned. Labs were… Read More »

A psychedelic drug boom in mental health treatment comes closer to reality

Magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room in the Netherlands in this 2007 file photo. Peter Dejong | AP Entrepreneur Dick Simon has never shied away from speaking up about business topics other CEOs might find too stigmatized to touch. He has spent years dedicated to improving U.S. business relations with Iran, and more… Read More »