How to take care of your mental health if you have Covid disease

How to take care of your mental health if you have Covid disease

This article first appeared in The Conversation. For many of us, being infected with COVID and being isolated at home can be a lonely, frightening and upsetting experience. Hear Australia’s best types of rapid antigen tests in the video above For those with pre-existing mental illness, it can be even more challenging. The following strategies … Read more

Sonoma County adds new psychiatric beds, but mental health advocates say more is needed

Sonoma County adds new psychiatric beds, but mental health advocates say more is needed

Sonoma County has taken a decisive step toward closing a years-long gap in emergency psychiatric services that has transformed local hospitals and county jails into physical shelters. The Sonoma County Treatment Center, a 16-bed psychiatric facility for low-income residents with acute mental health crises, opened Thursday, a move heralded by local mental health advocates. However, … Read more

Two years into the pandemic, the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of young people are becoming a growing concern

Two years into the pandemic, the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of young people are becoming a growing concern

While children have been largely spared from the more severe physical consequences of COVID-19, the toll the pandemic is taking to the mental health of young people is another story. Children and adolescents in British Columbia account for less than one in five cases of COVID-19, and less than 2% of hospital admissions. But a … Read more

Global digital health funding rose to $57.2 billion with a record cash register for mental health and telehealth

Global digital health funding rose to .2 billion with a record cash register for mental health and telehealth

Digital health investment worldwide reached an all-time high of $57.2 billion in funding in 2021, driven by the growing need to provide digital solutions and delivery models to patients during the pandemic. The record funding represents a 79% jump from the $32 billion raised globally in 2020, according to a year-end report from market intelligence … Read more

Psychiatric family closed as mental health crisis deepens under Omicron موجة wave

Psychiatric family closed as mental health crisis deepens under Omicron موجة wave

“It’s getting desperate,” Healy said. loading Among Melbourne’s worst hit is Monash Health, which was forced to close at least six mental health beds – about 20 per cent of capacity – at Clayton Hospital this week due to a staff shortage. Mr Healy said 400 nurses were in isolation. Ambulances were diverted this week … Read more

Exposure to disasters can worsen mental health

Exposure to disasters can worsen mental health

Central Texas – When dangerous weather becomes a threat, it is normal for people to feel nervous and afraid. But a recent study found that repeated experiences with disasters can have a significant impact on a person’s well-being. The wide range of Texas weather means that there is the potential for a natural disaster in … Read more

Better mental health treatments with synthetic patient data

Better mental health treatments with synthetic patient data

The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) will create an anonymous digital twin of patient data to more securely explore applications of artificial intelligence to enhance patient care. Working with Diveplane and Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions, DBHDS will first deploy Diveplane’s GEMINAI synthetic data engine, which creates a redundant dataset of patient … Read more

Goldie Hawn launches online tool for children’s mental health

Goldie Hawn launches online tool for children’s mental health

Actress Goldie Hawn told Axios in an interview that the heavy toll on children’s mental health is one of the most potentially harmful effects of the pandemic. “We are dealing with a global epidemic of mental illness,” Hawn said. News leadership: Nearly 20 years after founding MindUP for Life, an organization that has provided tools … Read more

We must normalize mental health days

We must normalize mental health days

Where is the joy? The recent holidays weren’t a vacation for many but a scramble for exams. The omicron variant has occupied us all in one way or another, with delays and cancellations, adding pressure to our already firm convictions that have divided us at the dinner table or in the aisle. Another wave of … Read more