Right now, people with mental health problems across the globe are living in shackles. Some have been for years—some on their family’s property.   There is no robust data on the practice nor has there been concerted global effort to end it.

The downside of gaining 10,000 new Instagram followers in a day: when they attack you for having COVID-19.  

American workers are experiencing a barrage of grief—brought on by COVID-19, systemic racism, and loneliness. How should employers respond?  

American workers are experiencing a barrage of grief—brought on by COVID-19, systemic racism, and loneliness. How should employers respond?  

“Long COVID”—in which symptoms drag on for more than 3 months—afflicts up to 60,000 people in the UK, The Guardian reports.

COVID-19 stressors driven depression symptoms in the US up by 3X—to 27.8% from 8.5% pre-pandemic, according to a new survey in JAMA Network Open.

Demand for the services of “mobile crisis units”—which send trained professionals as first responders to mental health crises— is skyrocketing in the wake of recent calls to reduce police involvement in psychological crises.  

Police are not mental health professionals, but they have become the de facto first responders for mental health crises—with troubling consequences. Officers spend some 60 hours learning to use guns but an average of just 8 hours of “Crisis Intervention Training.” Yet a …

Countries are failing to shield a billion children from physical, sexual, or psychological violence each year, the UN warns

Thailand got COVID-19 under control with 3,100 confirmed cases and 58 deaths using a vigorous public health response—anchored by 1 million+ health volunteers who sewed masks by night and distributed them, along with pandemic-fighting messages, by day.