Mental health

Aubrey, 57, describes the loneliness brought on by social distancing protocols after receiving a dose of antipsychotic medication to treat his schizophrenia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Even before the pandemic, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people with insurance. Now experts fear COVID-19 will make the situation worse. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 19, 2020 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — More than three weeks after Brandon Bell stopped showing up at a New York office that serves people with schizophrenia, employees finally located him at a nearby homeless shelter. The office remains open, but patients aren’t stopping by as much during the pandemic. Group activities...
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May 18, 2020 - 2:54 pm
DENVER (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered a mental health evaluation for a Colorado man whom prosecutors said was heading to a protest against COVID-19 lockdown restrictions when FBI agents found pipe bombs in his home. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Hegarty ruled Bradley Bunn, a 53-year-old Army...
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Margo Jarvis takes part in video teleconference at Cohen Veteran's Network's on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Fayetteville, N.C. Since the pandemic began, the organization has pivoted their mental health services to telehealth at their 15 clinics across the United States. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)
May 11, 2020 - 1:39 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When Kristofer Goldsmith was discharged from the Army in 2007 he was in crisis. He had been trained as a forward observer — the person who spots a target and gives coordinates to artillery — but when he got to Iraq, the then 19-year-old instead found himself photographing...
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FILE - In a Saturday, July 13, 2019 file photo, cast member Idris Elba, center, arrives with his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba, left, and Isan Elba, right, at the Los Angeles premiere of "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw", at the Dolby Theatre. Idris Elba says he and his wife had their lives “turned around” after contracting the coronavirus. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2020 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — British actor Idris Elba, who battled the coronavirus this year, has lent his voice to a new song about black men and mental health that will benefit pandemic relief efforts. Elba is featured on the song “Kings” by Kosine, a singer-songwriter-producer best known for crafting hits...
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Jacquie Cadorette
May 06, 2020 - 1:00 pm
With mental wellbeing at the forefront of many people’s minds, RADIO.COM’s Cadence13 will be partnering with popular mindfulness and meditation leader Headspace to create a series of new and original podcasts.
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Athletic Bilbao fans celebrate at the end of the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, soccer match between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Athletic Bilbao won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
May 04, 2020 - 12:05 pm
The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Big Ten Conference has announced the formation of its Mental Health and Wellness Cabinet and that all athletes, coaches and full-time staff members of athletic departments and the conference office will...
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In this April 29, 2020 photo, Julie Hitchcock stands in her back doorway in Milwaukee. Hitchcock, 49, said she worries about getting sick or unknowingly infecting someone else, anxiety that's heightened because she was on a ventilator for two weeks last fall after developing pneumonia. As the coronavirus pandemic upends lives across the nation, a new poll conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago for the Data Foundation found that most Americans reported feeling nervous, depressed, lonely or hopeless in the last week. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
April 30, 2020 - 12:01 pm
OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — Americans are feeling isolated and anxious. They fear they or their loved ones will get sick. They worry about their jobs. As the coronavirus pandemic upends lives across the United States, it's taking a widespread toll on people's mental health and stress levels, according to...
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Alan Scaia
April 28, 2020 - 11:01 am
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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FILE - This July 9, 2019 file photo shows Beyonce at the world premiere of "The Lion King" in Los Angeles. Beyonce announced Thursday, April 23, 2020 that her BEYGood charity will partner with Twitter's Jack Dorsey's Start Small campaign to provide $6 million in relief funds. In partnership with UCLA, the funds will go organizations providing mental wellness services. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
April 23, 2020 - 12:55 pm
Beyoncé is focusing her coronavirus relief efforts on organizations that are helping communities of color that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The superstar announced on Thursday that her BEYGood charity will partner with Twitter’s Jack Dorsey’s Start Small campaign to provide $6...
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Tarrah Gibbons
April 21, 2020 - 2:57 pm
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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