Obamacare's unexpected bonus: How the Affordable Care Act is helping middle-aged Americans during the pandemic
For millions, the ACA is making a big difference during the coronavirus crisis.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus depression pandemic medicare affordable-care-act health-insurance aca
For Black youth, death by suicide has become a leading cause of death. And they face social problems that give rise to depression and isolation that their white counterparts do not.
July 29, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: poverty mental-health depression suicide stress african-americans black-youth
The issues facing Black Americans are not confined to only racial discrimination. Gender plays a part too.
July 21, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: education depression anxiety gender discrimination police black-men black-women stop-and-frisk
A mental health crisis has begun, as social isolation from the coronavirus and loss of job, income and loved ones have left people reeling. A transformation of care is badly needed.
May 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus depression exercise anxiety psychotherapy mental-health-crisis
COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
May 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: health medicine mental-health covid-19 coronavirus depression anxiety psychology trauma social-distancing ptsd medical-care hospitals social-isolation patients
A bereavement counsellor on grief, loss and longing.
May 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: evolution depression trauma grief evolutionary-biology grieving bereavement five-stages-of-grief
While there have been spikes across the board, some groups are suffering more than others.
May 7, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus depression anxiety young-adults millennials surveys gen-z
We're measuring online conversation to track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic
America's news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation's psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
April 20, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: social-media artificial-intelligence mental-health covid-19 coronavirus depression big-data pandemic social-distancing alcoholism new-coronavirus research-brief domestic-violence drug-addiction
Why elite athletes may struggle more during self-isolation.
April 14, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: mental-health covid-19 depression athletes sport athletics sports-psychology footballers
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