Today, COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, presents a major challenge to the behavior health system to be able to provide optimal services to adults, children and families in the State of Ohio. The purpose of this memorandum is to make sure you know some of the directions that many of the behavioral health providers are instituting because of this virus.
First they are committed to the primary mission of providing service during this time but they must also must be Read More
Want to know how NAMI is dealing with anxiety due to COVID-19 and need some help? Check out the information and resources below. Remember, your not alone.HelpLine Coronavirus Planning Read More
Published: February 27, 2020, 8:06 am, Updated: February 27, 2020, 7:22 pm By Kristen Rogers, CNN Click2Houston https://www.click2houston.com/news/national/2020/02/27/moodiness-or-more-how-to-tell-if-your-kids-suffering-from-a-mental-disorder/
Children’s lives may not be as hard as adults’ lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase.
Around one in six US youth ages 6 to 17 has a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder, according to a 2019 report in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
The number of youth struggling with mental disorders such as Read More
Feb 3, 2020, 5:50 AM By Maeve Walsh The Columbus Dispatch https://www.dispatch.com/news/20200203/college-students-donrsquot-get-much-help-after-posting-about-depression-on-facebook-study-finds
A recent Ohio State study found that when college students post about depression on Facebook, it’s unlikely that their followers will encourage them to seek help from a mental-health professional. Co-authors of the study, Scottye Cash and Laura Schwab-Reese, discuss what their findings indicate about the perception of mental health in the U.S.
“I just said I felt so alone.”
That’s what one Ohio State University student who struggles Read More
PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations
For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified.
Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study.
The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to a healthy brain, while the second variation has largely the same levels.
Experts believe these findings may revolutionise mankind’s understanding of schizophrenia, as well as identifying potential treatment Read More