COP27 + COP2 – Manhattan Times News

COP27 + COP2 Written by Kathleen M. Pike, Ph.D While in Egypt last month, I saw signs everywhere for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (aka COP27) that was to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh. Over the past two weeks, heads of state, government officials and members of civil society have gathered there to … Read more

Virtual reality applications focus on mental health care, but the effectiveness is not well studied

After his father died of Covid last fall, Duncan Martinez was overwhelmed with grief and turned to an unexpected outlet: virtual reality. The 24-year-old found himself delving into an emerging field of virtual mental health care, via a service called Innerworld, which offers peer-led mental health support through an app. The idea is to bring … Read more

Can air pollution cause mental health problems?

Air pollution, along with other factors, can cause or exacerbate mental health problems Air pollution can cause irreversible damage to our bodies. Studies have long shown its effect on lungs, cardiovascular health, overall health, and many other factors. However, more studies have shown that prolonged exposure to poor air quality may even affect our mental … Read more

American universities are failing students facing mental health crises

This Thanksgiving, college students across the country are taking a temporary break from classes to celebrate at home with family and friends. However, for students experiencing suicidal thoughts and other serious mental health issues, some may be asked not to return to campus. Colleges across America have it greatly decreased Despite their COVID-19 restrictions, the … Read more

Talking about mental health and depression with friends and family

If you’re struggling this holiday season, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can help loved ones who are suffering, and here’s what to do to prepare for a difficult holiday. Hannah Rohoff Difficult news both domestically and across the country this week dampened the exhilarating start to the year-end holiday season. If you’re spending time … Read more

The post-pandemic mental health breakdown in the entertainment industry

Silhouette of a production in progress on a white stage. GT Mental health has begun to be treated with more importance over the past decade. Charities, non-profit organizations, and campaigns were launched around the world as we began to realize as a society that mental health is just as vital as physical health. Usually at … Read more