Air Force chiefs urge more focus on mental health as suicides rise

Senior Air Force officials have pledged to improve airmen’s access to mental health care and urged commanders to take a more active role in supporting their troops, suggesting suicides are on the rise again. Secretary Frank Kendall, the service’s top civilian official, and Air Force Chief Master Sergeant JoAnn Bass, her senior enlisted soldier, encouraged … Read more

Sentara Healthcare is increasing its efforts to address the social determinants of health

The health system has established a community care program that includes mobile units and neighborhood community care centers. Sentara Healthcare launched a community care program to provide access to neighborhood-level services for people who are on Medicaid or are uninsured or underinsured. Sentara Community Care’s primary focus is to help patients address the social determinants … Read more

Plants and nature can improve your mental health

Sept. 26, 2022 — Miriam Geiger, a 30-year-old legal affairs editor from Massachusetts, feels she has a connection with plants, whether they’re houseplants she grows in her living room or outdoor plants and herbs in her garden. “I’ve always tried to grow plants wherever I’ve lived, and so did my parents,” she says. “My mother … Read more

Less healthy seniors are hit the hardest by rising grocery costs

Three-quarters of people over the age of 50 in the United States say rising grocery prices have affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they are eating less healthily because of increased food costs, according to new results from the survey. But food cost inflation has hit certain groups of older … Read more

Less healthy seniors are hit the hardest by rising grocery costs

Three-quarters of people over the age of 50 in the United States say rising grocery prices have affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they are eating less healthily because of increased food costs, according to new results from the survey. But food cost inflation has hit certain groups of older … Read more

Catholics with mental health issues are not alone, Phoenix bishop says

Education will be through the National Mental Health Council. The council, founded in 1969, is an advocacy and education group that represents more than 3,100 mental health and substance use treatment organizations. “They’re basically trying to educate them on what to expect and what to look for,” Dolan said. “It is strictly clinical in education; … Read more

Catholics with mental health problems are not alone National Catholic Register

Catholics struggling with mental illness and their loved ones who want to help them will soon find more formal support in the Diocese of Phoenix. Bishop John Dolan announced the opening of an office dedicated to Catholic mental health ministry. “There are a lot of people dealing with loved ones who are in crisis,” Bishop … Read more

Harry Miller talks about the mental health journey

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Six months ago, Harry Miller decided to retire from Ohio State football because of his mental health. But today you can still find him on the sidelines encouraging his former teammates and inspiring everyone. what you should Know Harry Miller took a medical retirement from football in March due to his mental … Read more

Harry Miller talks about the mental health journey

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Six months ago, Harry Miller decided to retire from Ohio State football because of his mental health. But today you can still find him on the sidelines encouraging his former teammates and inspiring everyone. what you should Know Harry Miller took a medical retirement from football in March due to his mental … Read more

Americans’ mental health continues to struggle amid student loan debt

While previous student debt cancellations implemented by the Biden administration benefited some, they didn’t even reduce the debt incurred by many others, a new study finds. Of the 2,000 U.S. participants surveyed in a survey conducted by the ELVTR online learning program, 63 percent of Americans are still struggling with student loan debt. And 54% … Read more