Naomi Osaka's 'Time Out' Highlights a Crippling Mental Health Issue

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — On Tuesday, tennis star Naomi Osaka announced her withdrawal from the French Open. The reason: An ongoing battle with depression and anxiety. As the world’s No. 2 woman’s tennis player and a four-time Grand Slam tournament winner at the age of just 23,… Continue reading Naomi Osaka's 'Time Out' Highlights a Crippling Mental Health Issue

How to get Bangladeshi men talking about mental health

Bangladeshi men have been hit hard by the pandemic – in terms of higher death rates compared to other communities, shut down industries and job losses. But with lockdown easing, many fear that the impact of the pandemic on their mental health may be overlooked. Imran Khan lost his father earlier this year to coronavirus.… Continue reading How to get Bangladeshi men talking about mental health

Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had an effect on many people’s mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Week, BBC North West Tonight has been given access to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. Right at the start of the pandemic, the mental health… Continue reading Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

Mental health: Can you tell if someone is struggling?

As we emerge from restrictions and start interacting with colleagues, friends and family more then we have done over the last few months, looking out for someone’s mental health is just as important as their physical health. Around one in five adults experienced some form of depression in the first few months of this year,… Continue reading Mental health: Can you tell if someone is struggling?

Mental health: 'We need to care for patients, but also ourselves'

It is estimated that a doctor dies every three to four weeks in the UK from suicide. Dr Dan Gearon’s cousin Liz took her own life in 2016. She had been an anaesthetist at King’s College London. Following Liz’s death, Dan created the charity, You Okay, Doc? to provide doctors with a safe space to… Continue reading Mental health: 'We need to care for patients, but also ourselves'

Tokyo 2020: The mental strain of the delayed Olympics

After being postponed by coronavirus, the Tokyo Olympics are now only months away. But what has it been like for the athletes during the pandemic – and how have they coped with the delay? BBC Minute’s Kash Jones has been talking to two athletes about what their last year has been like. Source link

Teens, tech and mental health: Oxford study finds no link

The Oxford study used data from more than 430,000 young people, gathered over 28 years. Source link

Mental health: Trauma, genocide and my invisible illness

The BBC’s Victoria Uwonkunda fled Rwanda in 1994 but it took time to recognise the impact it had on her. Source link

Siblings Say Politics Has Come Close To Destroying Their Relationship

Siblings who haven’t seen one another in two years discuss how politics has come close to destroying their relationship. Dr. Phil tells compelling stories about … source

Police Brutality Cases Harm Black Americans' Mental Health

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As America awaits a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, new research finds that such high-profile police killings of Black people may take a big mental health toll on psyches across the country. Researchers found that, on average, Black Americans reported an increase… Continue reading Police Brutality Cases Harm Black Americans' Mental Health