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Jul 11, 2018 In The News

California is suffering a shortage of mental health professionals – and it's expected to get worse in the next decade.

In 2013, California had a shortage of 336 psychiatrists, according to national projections from the Health Resources and Services Administration, cited by the state Governor’s Office.

Jul 10, 2018 In The News

Dr. Nick Nelson walks through busy Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., to a sixth-floor exam room, where he sees patients from around the world who say they have fled torture and violence.

Jul 10, 2018 In The News

By some accounts, nearly half of America's incarcerated population is mentally ill — and journalist Alisa Roth argues that most aren't getting the treatment they need.

Jul 9, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harris County sheriff’s office doesn’t want its jail to be the largest mental health facility in Texas anymore — but first it needs to find somewhere else to accommodate patients before they get swept up in the criminal justice system.

Jul 9, 2018 In The News

Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes -- burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors.

Jul 2, 2018 In The News

This column is a plea to all current and future college students and their families to deal openly and constructively with emotional, social and academic turmoil that can sometimes have heartbreaking — and usually preventable — consequences.

Jun 28, 2018 In The News

Twenty-two psychiatrists and psychologists, including some of the field’s most prominent thinkers, are calling on the American Psychiatric Association on Thursday to substantially revise its controversial Goldwater rule, which bars APA members from offering their views of a public figure’s apparent psychological traits or mental status.

Jun 28, 2018 In The News

Mental-health problems among college students have been climbing since the 1990s, according to the American Psychological Association.

Jun 27, 2018 In The News

In May, when the National Basketball Players Association announced Dr. William D. Parham as its first-ever director of mental health and wellness, it came as a surprise to some and an inevitability to others.

Jun 27, 2018 In The News

Physical fitness in middle age is tied to a lower risk of later-life depression and death from cardiovascular disease, a new study reports.

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