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Jagdish Khubchandani: Americans living in rural areas most vulnerable to suicide – Huntington Herald Dispatch


Huntington Herald Dispatch

Jagdish Khubchandani: Americans living in rural areas most vulnerable to suicide
Huntington Herald Dispatch
In our report, "Rural Mental Health Professionals' Perspectives on Workforce Issues," 95 percent of mental health professionals in rural communities who were surveyed said they can't meet mental health needs of people in their communities. In addition

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction in Medical Professionals – Michigan Medicine (blog)


Michigan Medicine (blog)

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction in Medical Professionals
Michigan Medicine (blog)
An estimated 24.6 million Americans age 12 or older — 9.4 percent of the population — have used an illicit drug in the past month, according to National Institute on Drug Abuse. And some among these numbers are medical professionals. LISTEN UP: Add …

California’s shortage of mental health professionals expected to continue – KEYT


KEYT

California's shortage of mental health professionals expected to continue
KEYT
Despite this however, there's a serious shortage of mental health professionals in California, that's expected to only go into a deeper decline in the next 10 years. To make matters worse, the federal government doesn't consider a community to be in a …

NY health professionals allowed to prescribe medical marijuana for pain – WRGB


WRGB

NY health professionals allowed to prescribe medical marijuana for pain
WRGB
New York health care professionals are now allowed to prescribe medical marijuana for people in pain instead of opioids. The Department of Health announced the emergency regulations. They are effective immediately. Patients with severe pain that does …

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Why Generation Z is loneliest generation; how to help – The Journal News | LoHud.com


The Journal News | LoHud.com

Why Generation Z is loneliest generation; how to help
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Some mental health and wellness professionals were perplexed by the research, or at least different aspects of the findings. “I'm surprised by the study's results because that's college age, when, next to high school, you're pretty much set up to