Timely Mental Health Care Is a Key Factor in Strike by Kaiser Permanente Workers

[Editor’s note: KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.] A California regulation that took impact in July requires well being plans to supply well timed follow-up appointments for psychological well…

From Book Stacks to Psychosis and Food Stamps, Librarians Confront a New Workplace

For almost 20 years, Lisa Dunseth cherished her job at San Francisco’s principal public library, notably her remaining seven years within the uncommon books division. However like many librarians, she…

Journalists Dig Into Questions About the 988 Hotline and Inflation Reduction Act

KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani mentioned social media criticism of the brand new 988 psychological well being hotline on NPR’s “Weekend Version Saturday” on Aug. 13 and on WAMU’s “1A” on…

‘Still a Lot of Pain’: Four Years After Mass Shooting, Texas Community Grapples With Fallout

When you or somebody you already know is in disaster, dial “988” for the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or textual content HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.…

Social Media Posts Criticize the 988 Suicide Hotline for Calling Police. Here’s What You Need to Know.

For those who or somebody you understand is pondering of suicide, assist is on the market. Numerous assets are listed on the backside of this text. When the 988 Suicide…

When Mental Illness Leads to Dropped Charges, Patients Often Go Without Stabilizing Care

For seven years, Timothy Jay Fowler rotated between jail, pressured psychiatric hospitalization, and freedom. In 2014, the Nice Falls, Montana, man was charged with assaulting two detention officers whereas he…

Citing a Mental Health Crisis Among Young People, California Lawmakers Target Social Media

Karla Garcia stated her son’s social media habit began in fourth grade, when he received his personal laptop for digital studying and logged on to YouTube. Now, two years later,…

La línea de salud mental 988 se expande, pero no demasiado en las zonas rurales

La línea 988 de Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline, que se lanzó el 16 de julio, fue diseñada como una herramienta common de apoyo a la salud psychological para quienes llaman…

Watch: Navigating Social Media After Mass Shootings

[embedded content] (Hannah Norman / KHN) Click here for a transcript of the interview. Buffalo, New York. Uvalde, Texas. Highland Park, Illinois. Graphic imagery and information in regards to the…

The US Mental Health Hotline Network Is Expanding, but Rural Areas Still Face Care Shortages

The Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s 988 telephone quantity, which launched July 16, was designed as a common psychological well being assist software for callers at any time anyplace. However the…