Mental health


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A Running Blog of Therapists’ Favorite Ways to Cope With This Awful Election Season

We turn to mental health experts for advice on how to cope in these trying times.

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The Holidays Are Coming and Nothing Feels Normal. Here Are Six Tips to Cope.

Being forced to break with long-time traditions, especially during the holidays, can lead to sadness, frustration, and a feeling of disconnectedness. Here are some ways to cope.

Election Anxiety Is Real. Here’s What Can Help.

The current election cycle is fraught with tension and stress, which can wreak havoc on your peace of mind. Here are some steps you can take to regain your calm.

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Experts Warn of ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Suicides as Unemployment and Evictions Continue

And Republicans are still refusing to pass a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits and a federal moratorium on evictions.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

Brandon B., 32, who lives with schizophrenia waits for a sandwich order purchased by Dr. Jeanie Tse, chief medical officer at the Institute for Community Living, left, as she makes her rounds treating patients, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Pandemic Showed How Broken Our Mental Heathcare System Is — And Shattered It Further

Mental health experts fear the coronavirus will exacerbate the mental health crisis in the country by making treatment harder to access.

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Introverts Thought We Were Ready for Isolation. We Were Wrong.

A new poll found that roughly two-thirds of Americans say they felt nervous, lonely, or hopeless recently. One self-described introvert shares her story.