As the U.S. edged nearer to the date 988 went live, Dr. Anitra Warrior said states needed to think about equity and their indigenous populations. “How is 988 crisis integration going to work for tribal populations?”
School districts across the nation planned to leave remote learning behind, but in Covid-stricken communities, some began the new school year virtually. Dr. Sharon Hoover shares the challenges children have faced over the past 18 months and the innovations schools have put forth to help them, whether they’re in person
Whether they wanted it or not, the Covid pandemic and corresponding physical distancing requirements thrust behavioral healthcare providers into telehealth. Some providers celebrated the sudden regulatory and policy changes that removed service delivery barriers. Others, says Kristin Neylon, senior project associate at NRI, were far more skeptical. “They were wary
The middle school years are when kids develop their individuality and their identity among their peers. For kids experiencing middle school during the Covid pandemic—well, that’s a whole new level of difficulty, says Emily Moser, director of YouthLine Programs at Lines for Life in Oregon.
Ken Zimmerman, S2i founder and co-director, says intersection between race, criminal justice, health inequities, and the pandemic has created an opportunity for social justice reform that we must realize or lose.
From the onset of the pandemic, Dr. Roca notes there’s been a tension between avoiding contagion and the need to mitigate the toxicity of isolation. His patients frequently share two common concerns: fear of the virus and distress from separation from family and friends. Many Americans, especially older adults, he
Psychologist Stephanie Woodard, senior advisor on behavioral health at Nevada DHHS, says the coronavirus pandemic's impact has been profound. However, the negatives have also come with increased compassion and mental health understanding among Nevadans and FEMA funding, allowing the state to strengthen its public health caring communities approach.
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