As countries scramble to respond to the pandemic, mental health professionals are warning of an emerging youth mental health crisis,

The stress of the pandemic led to the suicide of a 35-year-old Canadian emergency physician this month.  

When the pandemic hit, the cruise industry was trapped in a perfect storm of strict travel restrictions, inadequate mental health support, and a vast network of low-paid crew members from across the globe.   Tragically, several crew members took their own lives under…

In Japan, October alone saw more deaths from suicide than COVID-19 deaths for the whole year to date.   The country has long had one of the world’s highest suicide rates, but recent years had seen suicides decline—until the pandemic hit.   In October suicides among…

The dominant origin story of Alzheimer’s focuses on the build-up of amyloid protein “clumps” on the brain.  

“Sometimes the doors to their rooms are open, and you just see someone sitting in a chair with tears running down their face,” said geriatrician Louise Aronson of University of California, San Francisco.  For elderly people, COVID-19 restrictions designed to protect them…

COVID-19 has spawned mental health crisis among Somalis living in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee complex. They are already serving “a life sentence in one of the harshest places on earth.” One clinic reports rising attempted suicides and a 50% increase in psychosocial…

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?