COVID-19’s mental health toll on health care workers has been documented—but what about public health workers? A new CDC survey shows that they experienced impacts comparable to other health workers.
During the pandemic, when he was often the only emergency room physician on duty at his Utah hospital, Scott Jolley reached a tipping point. He took a sabbatical in August 2020 and sought help, but Jolley’s story ended in tragedy with his suicide.
The 74th World Health Assembly closed Monday with a strong call for an empowered WHO and a pandemic treaty to strengthen global preparedness for health emergencies. Top priorities: Ending the COVID-19 pandemic and preventing the next one.
Today marks 1 year since the murder of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police officer, galvanizing a national reckoning on racism that cast new light on law enforcement and health.
Rates of teen depression have spiraled in the past decade—mental health researchers believe social media may have a large role to play,
Police mistake someone who is mentally ill as an immediate threat, and the person in crisis ends up dead at the hands of law enforcement.
Children with life-threatening illnesses need psychosocial support and palliative care to alleviate pain and suffering—but sometimes, resources are maxed out on medical needs. That’s true in many parts of South Africa, where just 8 organizations provide pediatric…
A pandemic lockdown, school closures, and a shocking 90% unemployment rate have made it easy for youths in Harare to see crystal meth as an escape,
A decade after the start of the Syrian civil war, a “Syrian PTSD crisis” has taken hold, according to a
Glaring inequities have effectively made good eye health a luxury of the wealthy when it should be an indispensable piece of universal health care, according to