Unemployed people have 28% worse depression symptoms

Via Peters

Photo 190734077 © Phuttaphat Tipsana | Dreamstime.com People who are unemployed, or do not have secure housing, have worse depression symptoms compared to their more socially advantaged peers Addressing employment and housing needs – along with treatment to depression – can be helpful in supporting the mental health of people […]

‘It doesn’t make me a worse doctor’

Via Peters

Wearing blue scrubs and balancing a pill on his tongue, Dr. Jake Goodman took a selfie he knew could have consequences for his career. The recent medical school graduate, who is training to be a psychiatrist, decided to open up about his own mental health, revealing that he takes medication […]

How the Pandemic Made the Mental Health Crisis Worse for Teens

Via Peters

Depressive and anxiety symptoms in youth doubled during the pandemic, with 25 percent experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent experiencing anxiety symptoms. Symptoms of depression had already been rising in teens in recent years. Data from early 2021 shows that emergency room visits in the U.S. for suspected suicide attempts […]