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Mental health

Public safety
Hopkins to launch Behavioral Health Crisis Response Initiative
Published May 18, 2021
Effort will pair mental health clinicians with campus safety and security officers to respond to behavioral health crises; program will be built over the summer with a pilot launch this fall
Coronavirus
COVID-19 and PTSD
Published April 16, 2021
School of Nursing researcher Tamar Rodney discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on our collective mental health as part of the Hopkins at Home lecture series
Public health
Dating in the time of COVID-19
Published Jan 26, 2021
It may look different during a pandemic, but safe practices make dating work for single people—and perhaps bring added benefits
Anxiety fallout
Published Winter 2020
Amid the fear, isolation, and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health experts warn of a looming public health crisis: anxiety. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
PLAYING TO HER STRENGTHS
Published Winter 2020
Alyson Watson founded Modern Health to remove barriers to mental health resources with an easy-to-use mobile app / Johns Hopkins Magazine
COVID-19's lasting toll on mental health
Published Nov 10, 2020
The initial coronavirus surge has passed, but the mental health fallout persists
Battle at home
Published Fall 2020
Facing frequent moves, prolonged family separation, and scattered medical records, military spouses and children face unique risk factors for mental illness / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Taking the measure of mental health in a pandemic
Published Aug 27, 2020
Studies reveal a rise in anxiety, depression, and hopelessness related to the coronavirus pandemic and the social media and news consumption habits that may contribute to mental distress
Mental health
Study points to psychological fallout of drug overdoses
Published Aug 7, 2020
Study of female sex workers in Baltimore City suggests that overdose treatment programs should include strong mental health component
Mental health
Coping with COVID-19
Published July 30, 2020
While stress caused by COVID-19 may be universal, access to mental health care is not. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is adapting programs in low- and middle-income countries to help people cope with the public health crisis.