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Yes, Stress Really Is Making You Sick

March 7, 2020

March 2, 2020 By Adam Piore Newsweek https://www.newsweek.com/2020/03/06/yes-stress-really-making-you-sick-1489620.html In the mid-2000s, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris opened a children’s medical clinic in the Bayview section of San Francisco, one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. She quickly began to suspect something was making many of her young patients sick. She noticed the first clues in the unusually more »

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Inside the Governor’s Bid to Fix Homelessness: Changing How California Deals With Mental Illness

Feb 20, 2020 By Jocelyn Wiener, CAL Matters Lost Coast Outpost https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2020/feb/20/inside-the-governors-bid-to-fix-homelessness-chang/ In his call to action on the state’s homelessness crisis, Gov. Gavin Newsom zeroed in on the need to treat serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders among people who are chronically homeless. About a third of homeless people have serious mental illness, more »

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Groundbreaking study on mental health reveals SECOND type of schizophrenia

PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified. Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study. The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to more »

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Young Workers Seek Mental Health Accommodations, Employers Try to Keep Up

Feb 12, 2020 11:00 am ET By Lauren Weber The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/managing-mental-health-at-work-is-a-juggle-of-rights-and-realities-11581523201 Managers and younger employees are struggling to adapt as a generation of people with higher rates of reported mental illness enter the workforce. Many of these new workers are coming to offices from colleges and high schools where they received accommodations, more »

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Children’s mental health a cause for concern in report on California youth policies

February 12, 2020

January 28, 2020 By Carolyn Jones EdSource https://edsource.org/2020/childrens-mental-health-a-cause-for-concern-in-report-on-california-youth-policies/623070 California is making progress improving the lives of its 9.2 million children, but still lags behind other states — especially on issues related to young people’s mental health, according to a report released Tuesday. “The 2020 California Children’s Report Card,” published by the Oakland-based advocacy organization Children more »

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