Medications

Do you live in a U.S. opioid overdose hotspot?

The United States has more than two dozen regional hotspots for opioid overdose deaths, according to researchers who also found a link between fatal overdoses and mental distress.

Addiction

Opiate overdoses linked to poor mental health

The opioid epidemic is taking a deadly toll on people in disproportionate clusters from Cape Cod to San Diego, according to a new study by the University of Cincinnati.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The COVID-19 pandemic: Even mild disease impacts mental health

A significant level of symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress may follow COVID-19 independent of any previous psychiatric diagnoses, according to new research by Columbia University Mailman School of Public ...

Cardiology

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress—such as depression or anxiety—after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

CRISIS survey yields insights to psychological impact of COVID-19

To better understand the psychological and physical impact caused by the profound consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic—and also inform priorities for interventions and policy changes to address the mental health consequences ...

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