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mental health

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.
Mental health
Rise in psychological distress seen among U.S. adults during pandemic
Published June 3, 2020
Young adults ages 18 to 29, adults across ages in low-income households, and Hispanic people across ages reported the highest psychological distress
Coronavirus
Pandemic poses key challenges for preventing child sexual abuse
Published May 13, 2020
Johns Hopkins center releases family resource pages, online course for people concerned about their own sexual feelings toward children
Wellness
Hopkins offers students remote counseling
Published April 23, 2020
TimelyMD platform connects students with licensed counselors for scheduled appointments and on-demand mental health needs
Q+A
Managing mental health during a pandemic
Published April 6, 2020
Bloomberg School professor Dani Fallin discusses the psychological and emotional challenges that arise during social distancing
Mental health
Anxiety, depression, suicidal thinking becoming more prevalent among some adolescents
Published March 25, 2020
The number of adolescent girls seeking mental health care each year rose significantly, as did the use of outpatient mental health care services by adolescent girls
Mental health
Mind's best friend
Published Jan 6, 2020
Having a dog in childhood may be associated with lower risk for developing schizophrenia later in life according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine