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Mental health
How to Write About Suicide
Published Fall 2022
A new online course, designed by a journalist and two Bloomberg School professors, shows how responsible reporting on suicide can help tackle a public health challenge / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
How to talk about suicide
Published July 12, 2022
Journalist Aneri Pattani and suicide prevention researcher Holly Wilcox developed a free Coursera course for journalists and the public to learn best practices when discussing suicide
Mental health
Incarcerating child sexual abusers topped $5.4 billion in 2021
Published April 5, 2022
The findings highlight financial toll of not preventing child sexual abuse, says researcher Elizabeth Letourneau
Mental health
A pandemic test of teenage resilience
Published March 30, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided some eye-opening lessons on how to improve teen wellbeing and there are reasons to be hopeful for the future, Johns Hopkins experts say
Faculty spotlight
A personal prescription for well-being
Published Jan 10, 2022
In her new book, From Survive to Thrive: Living Your Best Life with Mental Illness, psychiatrist Meg Chisolm describes pathways to a life of purpose and joy—and shares her own mental health journey
Public safety
A novel approach to behavioral health
Published Nov 9, 2021
Mobile co-responder program, one of the first of its kind on a university campus, pairs clinicians with specially trained public safety personnel to provide crisis counseling, employ de-escalation techniques
Breathwork to treat PTSD
Published Fall 2021
An upcoming, first-of-its kind study hopes to prove that Holotropic Breathwork therapy can treat PTSD in veterans / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Children's health
Returning to school safely
Published Sept 10, 2021
Johns Hopkins experts offer tips for parents on masking strategies, warning signs for mental and physical health
Public Safety
Clinicians sought for Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team
Published Aug 26, 2021
The university is embarking on a first-of-its-kind pilot program pairing mental health clinicians with Campus Safety and Security officers to enhance its response to behavioral health crises