Mental health

New mental health wellness site founded by Selena Gomez and backed by Serena Williams’ VC firm

Wondermind co-founders, from left: Mandy Teefey (CEO of Kicked to the Curb Productions), singer and actress Selena Gomez and entrepreneur Daniella Pierson. Courtesy of Wondermind A startup company called Wondermind wants to help you get mentally fit. Founded by singer and actress Selena Gomez, her mom Mandy Teefey and newsletter entrepreneur Daniella Pierson, the site …

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Air Force leaders are calling for more focus on mental health as suicides rise

Senior Air Force officials pledged to improve airmen’s access to mental health care and urged commanders to take a more active role in supporting their troops, suggesting that suicides are on the rise again. Secretary Frank Kendall, the agency’s top civilian, and Air Force Chief Master Sergeant JoAnne Bass, its top enlisted chief, encouraged Airmen …

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Catholics with mental health struggles are not alone, Phoenix bishop says

The training will be provided through the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Founded in 1969, the council is an advocacy and education group representing more than 3,100 mental health and substance use treatment organizations. “They’re basically trying to educate them on what to expect and what to look for,” Dolan said. “It is strictly clinical …

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Catholics with mental health struggles are not alone National Catholic Registry

Catholics struggling with mental illness, and their loved ones who want to help them, will soon find more official support in the Diocese of Phoenix. Bishop John Dolan announced the opening of an office dedicated to Catholic mental health ministry. “There are a lot of people who are dealing with loved ones who are in …

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Americans’ mental health continues to struggle amid student loan debt

While previous student debt cancellations implemented by the Biden administration were beneficial for some, they didn’t even make a dent in the debt many others acquired, a new study finds. Of 2,000 US participants surveyed by the ELVTR online training program, 63% of Americans are still struggling with student loan debt. And 54% of respondents …

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Study reveals mental health burden in Flint community five years after water crisis

September 20, 2022 Data from the largest community mental health survey in Flint, Michigan shows that one in five adults, or about 13,600 people, are estimated to have clinical depression and one in four, or 15,000 people, are estimated to have PTSD five years after the crisis began of the water. “The mental health burden …

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Helicopter parents in youth sports may raise kids’ stress levels: psychologists

Many American children participate in many team sports today. However, not only do they navigate busy daily schedules, they also experience high levels of stress. While participation in team sports has been associated with better mental health in children, parents should be careful not to become judgmental or overly involved in their children’s sporting experience, …

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