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.
During the earliest days of the pandemic, younger people were told to protect the older adults in their lives from COVID-19 by isolating at home. Concerns about the virus and pandemic restrictions have taken a toll on everyone's…
For immediate release: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Boston, MA—Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders implemented prevention measures such as lockdowns, travel bans, border closures, and school closures. While these efforts may have helped slow the spread…
Austin Marshall, MPH '21, wants to be a physician-advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. He also sings Indian classical music, competes in esports, and fixes iPhones.
Poverty and mental illness can go hand in hand, with financial troubles leading to depression and anxiety, which in turn can make it difficult for people to succeed financially.