mental health

New Collection of Mobile Apps Helps With COVID-19 Anxiety, Depression: Study

Northwestern said a new study, published May 20 in JAMA Psychiatry, states the collection of mobile apps called Intellicare offer special content to help people reduce the stress and anxiety of dealing with the pandemic.
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Remote Counseling Sees Spike In Demand

A growing part of the medical industry has seen an increase in demand because of COVID-19. Therapists say more people are seeking out remote mental health counseling as they deal with uncertainty related to the virus. Read more.
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Prescriptions for Anti-Anxiety Medicines Spike Amid Coronavirus: Report

More people across the United States are taking anti-anxiety medications as the coronavirus continues to spread. A new report says prescriptions for these medicines are spiking amid the coronavirus.
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Justin Bieber Reveals How He Maintains His Mental Health

Justin Bieber is opening up about his mental health and what he does to manage his stress. See what he had to say about the technique he uses.
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Social Media Affects Boys' and Girls' Mental Health Differently

It’s no secret that social media can have poor effects on our mental health, but a recent study shows that the effects could be different for girls compared to the effects on boys. The Longitudinal Study of Young People in England aimed to determine the negative effects of social media on younger...
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Robin Williams' Son Opens Up on His Father's Struggles

Yesterday marked what would have been Robin Williams’ 68th birthday, and his son, Zak Williams, is remembering back on supporting his father’s emotional struggles. During an appearance on Good Morning Britain , Zak talked about how hard it was to watch someone so close to him battle with emotional...
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Apps Are Helping Doctors Keep Track of Patients' Mental Health Issues

( KYW Newsradio ) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson...
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Cynthia Germanotta And Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga's Mom Speaks At The UN About Mental Health

Gaga and her mom founded the Born This Way Foundation
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Lady Gaga Thanks Mother for Support During Her Darkest Days

Lady Gaga often uses her platform to end the stigma of talking about mental health. That was true again this week when Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, accepted an award the Global Changemakers Award at a fundraiser in Bel Air, California. The pair were recognized for their work with the...
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