Kootenai Behavioral Health closes addiction recovery programs and outpatient psychiatry clinic, cites funding and staff shortages | Idaho News

“Actually, Kootenai Health agrees with those that are upset about our decision to temporarily close the addiction recovery program,” he wrote NORTHERN IDAHO – Kootenai Health, the leading provider of behavioral health services for northern Idaho residents, has announced the temporary closure of their addiction recovery programs and the outpatient Kootenai Clinic Psychiatry practice due … Read more

New Research Shows How COVID-19 Restrictions Impact Mental Health

New research shows how stricter COVID-19 mitigation regulations may have led to a collective worsening in mental health. A team of investigators found mental health issues grew more for women and women living in households with dependent children during the lockdowns in comparison to men of all ages. Restrictions Nationally, countries that focused on eliminating … Read more

Former professor who resigned amid mental health crisis files lawsuit against Ohio State

A former Ohio State professor in the Department of Sociology has filed an unserved lawsuit against the university for not reinstating her after she resigned amid a mental health crisis. Credit: Courtesy of Angela Bryant A former Ohio State professor in the Department of Sociology filed a lawsuit against Ohio State Friday for not reinstating … Read more

TCAPS to host documentary and panel discussion on youth mental health | News

TRAVERSE CITY – Jeff Olson has visited more than 80 schools in the Midwest to tell his family’s story. In 2012, the Olsons’ son Daniel, 19, died by suicide. Daniel was an all-state athlete and the star quarterback of Ishpeming High School’s football team. That same year, Daniel’s team made a run for the state … Read more

Time to Shed More Light on the Health Hazards of Permanent Daylight Saving Time | Health & Fitness

Chuck Norris I admit that when I wrote last week complaining about the public health downsides created by the annual switch to daylight saving time, I was unaware of the Sunshine Protection Act, even though this bill calling for a permanent switch to daylight saving time (to take effect in November 2023) was about to … Read more

Providers grapple with surge in mental health conditions News

It was, in many ways, expected that the pandemic – and the isolation, fear and death it brought – would lead to an increase in people seeking treatment for mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. That has certainly been the case in Northeast Tennessee, where behavioral health and primary care providers have seen … Read more