Tag: Depression

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Kaiser Permanente Addresses COVID-19’s Effects on Mental Health, Offers Free myStrength Mental Health App

During a pandemic, society’s biggest concern is physical health. However, COVID-19 has had an equally crucial impact on people’s mental health, changing routines, affecting finances, limiting socializing and causing many to worry for their — and their loved ones’ — health. Along with its pandemic response, healthcare company Kaiser Permanente…

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How Company Leadership Can Support Diverse Employees with Depression

Depression is an invisible but common mental health problem in the U.S.  One in five Americans are affected by mental health issues, and depression tops the list as  a condition many Americans experience. It can be debilitating and could cost businesses $44 billion a year in lost productivity in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Mental Health….

Black Men Get Candid About Mental Health

Studies show Black men are particularly concerned about the stigma of mental illness, and apprehensive about seeking help. Wizdom Powell, PhD, MPH, director of the Health Disparities Institute at University of Connecticut Health and associate professor of psychiatry, said that men of color are generally discouraged from seeking any kind…