As people look ahead to the end of the immediate health crisis, it’s important to consider how communities can be rebuilt and created, according to Tyler VanderWeele, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology at…
The number of people suffering from mental health conditions has skyrocketed during the pandemic, but evidence suggests that pregnant and recently pregnant people have been hit particularly hard.
Joseph Gone urged the use of traditional healing practices to treat mental health problems among Native Americans at the Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health.
Eating disorders expert Bryn Austin discusses the recent revelation that Facebook has long known that its Instagram app is harming teens’ mental health.
A global pandemic. Horrific acts of police violence. Political upheaval. The climate crisis.The opioid epidemic. With sources of stress piling up and intersecting in new ways, a growing number of mental health experts are looking to root-cause solutions.
A growing body of research shows that regularly spending time around trees provides a wide range of human health benefits, from lowering stress to improving cognition to boosting longevity.
Shekhar Saxena discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and what can be done to support those who are struggling.
Eating disorders affect a population the size of the state of Texas, cost the economy tens of billions of dollars, and kill 10,000 Americans per year. If eating disorders are so common, expensive, and deadly, why don't we…
Businesses should consider further delaying office reopenings given the surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, both to protect public health and to improve employees’ psychological well-being, according to experts quoted in recent news reports.
Thirty graduate students and researchers from around the globe learned about the linkages between mental well-being and physical health outcomes in a new five-day online course in mid-July.