Transgender people report better psychosocial health after facial feminization surgery

Key learning points: A positive step† Gender-affirming surgery is one of the most important procedures for patients with gender dysphoria, researchers say. Quality of life† People who had the surgery reported higher scores in 7 out of 11 measures of psychosocial health than those waiting for the procedure. Expansion of health insurance† … Read more

Expert urges parents not to wait if child needs mental health care

Expert weighs in when parents should get help for their child Many have wondered if warning signs were missed when it comes to the alleged shooter in Highland Park. What can we learn to prevent possible further tragedies? The NAMI hotline is a starting point for parents. National Hotline: 1-800-950-NAMI. Or Crisis Text Line 741741. … Read more

Oklahoma firefighters focus on mentality, check in on mental health

Firefighters in Oklahoma need to focus on their mindset and monitor their mental health. Putting out fires isn’t just any job – it’s a 24-hour job. Firefighters need to stay healthy after some of the things they may encounter on a daily basis. Station 25 firefighters said relying on each other and checking their own … Read more

Thousands in Georgia Gain New Access to Mental Health Resources

ATLANTA, Georgia (CBS46) — Thousands of Georgians have gained access to better mental health resources through the Mental Health Parity Act. The two-part bill HB 1013 entered into force on 1 July 2022. The biggest immediate change to the law requires private health insurers to cover mental health in the same way as physical ailments. … Read more

Shruti Haasan Talks About Battling Mental Health And Says It’s Not Like a Serious Knee Injury | Hindi Movie News

Shruti Haasan has recently opened up about fighting mental health issues and how solving them is not an easy affair. According to her, it is not like recovering from a serious knee injury. Speaking to Zoom Digital, Shruti said, “Mental health like anxiety isn’t something you can just overcome, like a serious knee injury. It’s … Read more

Is Virginia Ready to Launch the 988 Mental Health Line?

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)-States grapple with growing pains ahead of nationwide launch of new mental health crisis hotline. In some ways, Virginia seems to be leading the way. Beginning July 16, Virginians can call or text 988 to connect with trained counselors who are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. The current phone … Read more

Aliya Zilic, who killed son and dumped his body in a Coober Pedy mine shaft, almost released

A man who killed his son and dumped his body in an outback mine shaft is just one step away from being released from a mental institution, a South Australian court has heard. Most important points: Aliya Zilic killed his son Imran in Coober Pedy in 2008 He wants overnight release from the mental health … Read more

Botany, mental health go hand in hand on Planterday in Rockridge

Matt Day recalls driving all over the Bay Area in search of a real, physical home for Planterday, which was then a pop-up plant store that he operated from a used trailer he built himself in 2019. After mostly selling the store’s unique products online during the shutdown, Day and his partner, Yumi Look, finally … Read more

Relationship between recognizing our voice and feeling in control

Newswise – Being able to recognize our own voice is a crucial factor in our sense of control over our speech, according to a study by researchers at the University of Tokyo. If people think they hear someone else’s voice when they speak, they don’t feel strongly that they caused the sound. This could be … Read more

Alabama OL Javion Cohen Shares Mental Health Struggle

Alabama offensive lineman novice Javin Cohen has spent the past month in rehab while working on overcoming mental health issues, he announced Tuesday via a post on his Instagram account. “The pressure we feel as athletes is insurmountable and can sometimes be too much,” Cohen wrote in the post. “However, I don’t want to focus … Read more