Japan’s aging population is forcing the country to deal creatively with dementia issues. About 25% of Japan’s 128 million people are over 65. By 2060, 40% will be seniors. That means people with dementia will increase from today’s 4.6 million to 7.3 million by 2025. The…
Return from the Caliphate
May 30, 2019
After the tenuous declaration of victory against ISIS, the fallout is only just beginning for child soldiers recruited for the cause, reports Kimberly Dozier.
Katrina’s Lingering Mental Health Toll
October 16, 2017
Substance abuse and mental illness were the long-lasting effects of Hurricane Katrina—and a lesson for cities recovering now from recent hurricanes like Harvey, Irma and Maria. Psychiatric helpline calls went up 61% post-Katrina; murders jumped 37%.