Christine Michaels, CEO of NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania, said coming out of the pandemic has been the biggest challenge facing Gen Z.
Public health professionals say respite facilities can potentially play a big role in addressing a national mental health crisis that accelerated dramatically during the covid-19 pandemic, especially when it comes to suicide prevention.
In Pennsylvania, the Our HAIR initiative program will provide mental health support for Medicaid members at local Black salons and barbershops, and help to reduce the stigma often associated with mental health issues in communities of color.
U.S. employees are increasingly struggling with mental health challenges tied to their jobs, such as depression, anxiety and burnout.
In an era marked by social, economic, and technological advancements, our state’s legislation must keep pace with the evolving needs of our communities.
The Democratic governor said his administration is evaluating how later start times and peer-to-peer mentoring could prioritize mental health and help destigmatize the issue.
As counties continue to scramble to provide assistance to those who can’t afford private services, we cannot forget that our schools are only one of many important pieces of the mental health funding puzzle.
Lawmakers in Harrisburg heard about the challenges substance use treatment providers, community leaders, and law enforcement are facing in their efforts to combat addiction at a legislative hearing on Thursday.
In a time where more and more students are feeling unsafe at school and struggling with their mental health, Pennsylvania lawmakers have recently approved the 2022-2023 budget to include $100 million for school safety and another $100 million for mental health initiatives.
Since early 2020, when COVID-19 became a global health crisis, researchers have noticed a real disparity in the rise of anxiety in women throughout the pandemic in comparison to men.