If you have a loved one who is experiencing mental distress—and they have a gun—there are ways you can help protect them from harming themselves or others, according to experts.
New research from Harvard Chan School and UC San Francisco shows that the life expectancy of American women is now 5.8 years longer than that of American men—a trend researchers say is driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and…
Loneliness is a natural feeling that should not be considered shameful, and there are some relatively simple ways to reduce it, according to Jeremy Nobel.
Too often, there is a disconnect between what researchers are interested in and what communities want to learn.
Engaging with pro-gun communities to promote the safe storage of guns may be key to decreasing rates of suicide, according to experts from Harvard Chan School.
Laura Kubzansky, professor of social and behavioral sciences, argues that prosociality is a critical, but underappreciated, factor affecting population health—and that public health researchers and practitioners should invest more resources to better understand it.
A new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Chan School investigated the relationship between PTSD, diet, and the gut microbiome, and found that participants who adhered to a Mediterranean diet experienced decreased PTSD symptoms.
For the past eight months, social media influencers with millions of followers have been connecting with experts at Harvard Chan School toward the goal of improving online content about mental health.
Trees provide a host of benefits, according to experts—they can combat extreme heat, expand access to nature, reduce people’s stress and blood pressure levels, promote physical activity, improve and foster community pride.
Eating high amounts of ultra-processed foods may increase the risk of developing depression, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Harvard Chan School.