The old-fashioned gesture could be particularly beneficial now: The pandemic is adversely affecting Americans’ mental health, and research suggests that being contacted by letter can lower the risk of suicide.
Groundbreaking well-being app targets Black women’s stressors
Entrepreneur Katara McCarty says the Exhale app she developed “speaks to the path of women of color.”Read More
Oregon-based drive-thru coffee chain coming to Indy market
The Human Bean, which opened its first shop in 1998, is coming to Westfield. The local franchisee said he’s scouting Hamilton County for more sites. Also this week: Noble Roman’s, Big Woods and more.Read More
The strain of isolation: Shift to telecommuting amplifies stressors
Hoosier company leaders are now warding off increased feelings of isolation, anxiety, burnout and depression with virtual water coolers and doughnut deliveries.Read More
Recovery chain with checkered history plans to open Indy treatment center
Recovery Centers of America, based in Pennsylvania, had been temporarily shut down in Massachusetts over concerns regarding patient care and safety. It is now planning to open its first Indiana treatment center.Read More
The impact of resistance training on emotional disorders is an emerging area of exercise science, according to Jacob Meyer, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Iowa State University.
Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus crisis, research suggests.
A sense of purpose is the best defense against hopelessness and burnout. If your job has strayed far from that, where else might you look for meaning these days?
With data indicating that anxiety and depression, among other mental health problems, have surged to historic levels in recent months, adding toxic positivity to the mix may only exacerbate the rising tide of negative emotions by preventing people from working through the serious issues they’re experiencing in a healthy way, experts say.
Community Health Network was one of the first behavioral health inpatient programs in the country prepared to care for patients with COVID-19.
What is toxic stress? It’s prolonged adversity and/or abuse—not having enough to eat or being exposed to violence. It’s the kind of stress that puts you on edge and keeps you there, day after day after day.
And Gov. Eric Holcomb promised that later this week, he’ll provide a plan to start returning Hoosiers to work.
Gov. Eric Holcomb acknowledged the state is facing a potential mental-health crisis, and said he is committed to offering services to Hoosiers who are feeling troubled.
The city is just six months from a tentative opening for the first piece of the justice campus project, the 37,000-square-foot Assessment and Intervention Center. Construction on other buildings in phase one is well underway, and the city has started planning for phases two and three.
A mental health services and addiction-treatment center planned for the city’s new Community Justice Campus will open years ahead of the new jail and courthouse facilities, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Wednesday.
The device, manufactured in Singapore, won a Mira Award earlier this year for Innovation of the Year, and now its creator said he’s winning over doctors and medical providers with his invention.
The IU School of Medicine said the grant, its largest-ever National Institutes of Health award, will fund a five-year study of a form of Alzheimer’s disease that affects young people.
The five-year grant for the Indiana Department of Education was awarded through a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration program.
Researchers at Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute are measuring whether a virtual walk on the beach could help prevent cognitive issues faced by patients who spend time on a mechanical ventilation machine in the intensive care unit.
The state's Division of Mental Health and Addiction has added two dependency recovery initiatives—one virtual and one concrete.<
The goal of the program is to provide care for a patient’s overall physical, mental and spiritual well-being, including pain management, at-home support, nutrition assistance and help with navigating financial issues.
Innovative Health Solutions Inc. recently received FDA approval for a device that treats opioid withdrawal symptoms.
In statehouses across the country and in Congress, drugmaker Alkermes is pushing its own addiction treatment while contributing to misconceptions and stigma about other medications used to treat opioid addiction.