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Mental Health After a Disaster: Lessons from Katrina

The RISK studies on survivors' mental health after the Katrina disaster provide a road map of how we should respond to disastrous hurricanes in the future.

Prioritizing Healthcare Workers’ Mental Health During COVID-19

For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health.
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The Critical Importance of Human Behavior in Our Response to COVID-19

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The challenge of employing human behavior to combat a crisis of this magnitude is that behavior is often unreliable and unsustainable.
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The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment? 

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we've passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.

Raising Chickens for Health and Happiness

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Hard to believe that some chickens are bred to be pets that love to cuddle and also have side benefits including fresh eggs, garden fertilizer, and sources of human exercise - and more!.
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Can Journaling Improve Your Mental Health?

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Journaling can help you alleviate mental health issues like anxiety and stress, improve your cognitive and emotional power, and explore your full potential.
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Natural Remedies That Support Positive Mental Health

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These 5 natural remedies can help combat the challenges of mental health issues even when they are supplementary to prescribed treatments.
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Why Dogs Don’t Get Schizophrenia, But People Do

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Dogs suffer from almost every psychiatric disorder that afflicts humans, except one - schizophrenia. Evolutionary genetics explains why.
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Ria Health: Rehab for Alcohol Abuse Disorder on Your Phone

Ria Health is a digital health startup that combines objective data with medication to help people with alcohol abuse disorder reach their goals for treatment.
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Older Gay Men and the Risk of Suicide

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Suicidal thinking is a common but treatable problem in older gay and bisexual men. Choosing the right therapist is critical.
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Why We Should Stop Random Drug Testing

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Random drug testing inflicts psychological harm on people with addiction and impedes their recovery. Here are three steps we can take to stop this practice.
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Anxiety Disorders: Everything You Need to Know

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Anxiety is common but multifaceted. It’s of particular concern when combined with depression. The good news is that there are many effective treatments.