Mental Health Matters: Misconceptions about PTSD and anxiety

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Means Report’s Mental health matters because you matter series continues with Dr. Tracy Casasova, a psychologist the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Medical college of Georgia at Augusta University. She gives us a closer look at post-traumatic stress disorder – something that is not exclusively a veteran … Read more

Reframing the stigma around men and mental health

MANY MEN OVERLOOK THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR OWN MENTAL HEALTH, and also experience barriers to pursuing resources such as talk therapy. There are many factors at play, but some of the reluctance has to do with the way men are broadly cultured to hide their vulnerability, dampen their emotional sensitivity, and maintain an aura of … Read more

Olivia Caldwell Foundation Offering Support Groups to Parents of Children With Mental Health Issues

There’s still something of a stigma. The issue of mental health has come a long way in recent years. Whereas people yesteryear would sweep things under the rug and hide behind a fake smile or find themselves at the bottom of a bottle, these days it’s becoming easier and easier to talk about mental health … Read more

When It’s Not Long, but Medium COVID?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Symptom timelines surrounding COVID infection tend to center on either the immediate 5-day quarantine protocols for acute infection or the long-COVID symptoms that can last a month or potentially far longer. But some patients report a “middle-range” COVID that will resolve … Read more

University of Cambridge study shows 7 hours of sleep is ideal for middle-aged, older adults; cognitive performance, mental health

Seven hours of consistent sleep is ideal for people in their middle age and upward, research from the University of Cambridge suggests. Scientists examined data from nearly 500,000 adults between the ages of 38 and 73 for the study. The team found that seven hours per night was the optimal amount for cognitive performance and … Read more

University of Cambridge study shows 7 hours of sleep is ideal for middle-aged, older adults; cognitive performance, mental health

Seven hours of consistent sleep is ideal for people in their middle age and upward, research from the University of Cambridge suggests. Scientists examined data from nearly 500,000 adults between the ages of 38 and 73 for the study. The team found that seven hours per night was the optimal amount for cognitive performance and … Read more

Mental health issues in kids rose during pandemic; awareness and use of COVID treatments is low

Palestinian children participate in a mental health support session in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, June 6, 2021. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 28 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to … Read more