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Man’s mental health questioned in Vegas airport panic case

By KEN RITTERAugust 17, 2022 GMT 1 of 2 This undated Clark County Detention Center photo shows Stefan Mathias Hutchison, 33, of Oakland, Calif., following his arrest on charges that he breached security on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at Harry Reid International Airport, sparking panic among travelers, flight delays and cancellations. Las Vegas police say …

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Covid Increases Risk Of Mental Illness And Brain Disease Up To Two Years After Infection, Study Suggests

Topline People who have had Covid-19 are at an increased risk of mental health and neurological conditions—including seizures, dementia, psychotic disorders and brain fog—two years after infection, according to a large study published Wednesday in the Lancet Psychiatry medical journal, shedding further light on the long-term health consequences of the virus as countries around the …

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Kaiser Strike Highlights State’s Mental Healthcare Crisis – KQED

Lesley McClurg Aug 19 at 9:00 AM Failed to save article Please try again Nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles go on a one-day strike on Thursday, June 23, 2022 as they negotiate a new labor contract which includes staffing and wages. ( Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News …

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Sen. John Cornyn discusses federal grant expanding Pharr Mental Health Unit

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn will hold a press conference Thursday morning to highlight legislation that is providing enhanced mental health services in Pharr.  The press conference will start at 11 a.m. and will be live-streamed in this article. Can’t see the video, click here.  Cornyn’s Justice and Mental Health Reauthorization Act reauthorizes grant programs for …

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Majority of college students have a mental illness: study

College students already juggle school, work, friends, hormones — and in comes a new challenge: navigating mental healthcare. Researchers at Boston University recently revealed some staggering findings — that depression among college students increased by nearly 135% over eight years, while anxiety surged 110%. Unfortunately, those rates have well outpaced the demand for available and …

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Ezra Miller is seeking treatment for ‘complex mental health issues.’ Here’s what that means.

Ezra Miller has begun “ongoing treatment” for “complex mental health issues,” The Flash star announced earlier this week. It’s welcomed news for Miller’s fans — and Warner Bros. — as the actor’s made headlines for five months for seemingly erratic behavior. So, what exactly does this all mean? “Complex mental health issues can translate to …

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City of St. Louis, St. Louis Mental Health Board Open American Rescue Plan Funding Opportunities for Early Childcare Providers

Childcare providers delivering high-quality care in the City of St. Louis are encouraged to apply for this one-time grant. August 18, 2022 | 2 min reading time In collaboration with the City of St. Louis, the Saint Louis Mental Health Board (MHB) has opened an application process for childcare providers in response to the COVID-19 …

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PowerWash Simulator players can now help gaming and mental health research while they spray

PowerWash Simulator developer FuturLab has launched a new initiative that’ll enable players to opt-in and help independent researchers from Oxford University’s Internet Institute gather data for its research on gaming and mental health. From today, Steam players that select the ‘research-edition – Research Edition 2022’ drop-down option under PowerWash Simulator’s Properties > Betas …

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Cochise County Sheriff’s Office secures $1.2 million grant for mental health initiatives

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.2 million grant for the sheriff’s office to use toward mental health initiatives. With this money county, officials say inmates can get the help they need without having to travel outside of the county. The nearest mental health facility from Cochise County Jail is …

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Can bipartisan consensus yield action on youth mental health crisis?

Kids have been through so much since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. They were isolated, often relying on a small screen to communicate with friends, teachers, coaches and others. Many watched their families struggle with financial insecurity, wondering how they might afford housing and food. Most devastating of all: More than 200,000 lost a …

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