In addition to the physical toll of COVID-19 among seniors, isolation and uncertainty is taking a toll on mental health.
Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and the full complement of support staff at hospitals and clinics are battling coronavirus on the front lines. When caring for others, it's all too easy to forget to take care of yourself.
The Onsite Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity, today announced a new support group offering under the Foundation's 'Support in Service' program for frontline healthcare workers and medical staff across the country affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the virus takes its toll, providers are finding new ways to reach patients and preparing for the mental health fallout ahead.
With rising concerns over burnout, depression and other mental health conditions, the Tennessee Medical Foundation & partner organizations have rolled out a new screening tool.
Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.
MHA of Middle Tennessee leader Tom Starling was inducted as board chair of the national Mental Health America organization at last month's annual meeting.
Providers wouldn't wait to intervene with breast cancer until it had become metastatic. Yet, delayed reaction is too often the case when it comes to suicide prevention efforts.
Experts say screenings, education, early intervention key to improving, maintaining mental health.
There is an increasing concern among public health professionals over the link between social media use and an increase in anxiety and depression.
Growing up can be difficult in a digital age. Dr. Jess Shatkin shares insights on how primary care providers can support parents in an age of increasing adolescent anxiety and depression.
Richard Shelton, MD, is on a mission to bring the latest medical breakthroughs to mental health patients faster than ever.
In response to alarming evidence of high rates of depression and suicide among U.S. healthcare workers, the National Academy of Medicine is launching a wide-ranging "action collaborative" of multiple organizations to promote clinician well-being and resilience.
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