The demand for aid radically exceeds the supply of help. Providers are experimenting with how to address the emergency. By Donna St. George, Reprinted from The Washington Post A few years ago, Christopher Page Jr.’s Colorado high school was rocked by a spate of student deaths, including three by suicide. So the longtime principal was […]
By Nathaniel W. Anderson, Frederick J. Zimmerman, Anna J. Markowitz, Neal Halfon, Daniel Eisenberg, and Kristin Anderson Moore, Reprinted from Child Trends Anderson, N.W., Zimmerman, F.J., Markowitz, A.J., Halfon, N., Eisenberg, D., & Moore, K.A. (2023). Child and adolescent mental health outcomes are declining despite continued improvement in well-being indicators. Child Trends. https://doi.org/10.56417/3158p5450w Recent trends […]
By Heather Stringer, Reprinted from American Psychological Association As the nation grapples with soaring demand for mental health services amid a provider shortage, more psychologists are considering the benefits of digital therapeutics—evidence-based interventions available to patients on their mobile devices. These tools have the potential to help people struggling with substance use disorders, anxiety, insomnia, […]
By Dean Takahashi, Reprinted from GamesBeat Will the metaverse be good for the mental health of young people? That was the topic of a new research report aimed at those who will make the metaverse happen. The 69-page report comes from The Jed Foundation (JED), in partnership with Raising Good Gamers (RGG) and with the […]
Garcia-Murillo, Y., Sánchez, B., Carter, J. S., McMahon, S. D., & Schwartz, S. E. (2023). Natural mentoring among college students of color: Considerations for their ethnic-racial identity and psychological well-being. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23064 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: College students of color in predominately White institutions (PWIs) have poorer graduation and retention […]
By Audrey Breen, Reprinted from UVA Today U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently released an advisory warning of the “profound risk of harm” social media use can have on adolescents, in hopes of calling attention to “significant public health challenges” that he feels need urgent attention and action. The report focuses on the […]
By Emmanuelle Verdieu, Reprinted from the Christensen Institute Each year, 1 in 5 adults in the US experience mental illness, and 1 in 6 youth experience a mental health disorder. The US is in a mental health crisis. In October 2021, health professionals from the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child and Adolescent […]
The child clinical psychologist explains barriers to mental health in Latinx communities and what can be done to overcome them By Ashley Abramson, Reprinted from the American Psychological Association American youth, in general, are facing a mental health crisis—but young people of color are especially vulnerable to mental health challenges (APA Working Group for Addressing […]
By Benjamin Hanckel, Amelia Henry, Erin Dolan & Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath, Reprinted from The Conversation Young people experience mental health difficulties at a higher rate than any other age group. While there’s ongoing discussion about the formal supports they need, young people say they’re most likely to speak with peers and friends – particularly when […]
Sanchez, J., Maiden, J., Barton, E., Walters, L., Quinn, D., Jones, N., Doyle, A. K., & Lim, D. (2023). Factors that sustain indigenous youth mentoring programs: A qualitative systematic review. BMC Public Health, 23(1), 429. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15253-2 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Indigenous youths have disproportionally lower quality mental health and well-being ratings than their non-Indigenous […]
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