Health care workers have experienced a high prevalence of anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, and trauma-related disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to 2 separate systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Investment firm Carlyle Group is mulling a sale of Newport Academy, the operator of a network of programs for teens with mental health disorders, according to a report on Tuesday from the trade publication PE Hub.
Telehealth provides flexibility that addresses barriers to substance use disorder treatment, but more research on its efficacy is needed and providers want more training and technical assistance, according to a session presented at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit.
Thanks to $6.4 million in private funding, a new Neuroscape Psychedelics Division has been formed at the University of Califorinia, San Francisco. The division will focus on the delivery of more personalized and precise psychedelic treatments for various mental health conditions.
Urgent action is needed from mental health providers to reduce the public health burden of anxiety disorders, which are widely prevalent yet often go undiagnosed, Anxiety Disorders Section Editor Manish Jha, MBBS, says,
In 2019, 76% of cocaine-involved overdose deaths in the U.S. also involved opioids, punctuating a trend dating back to 2009 that saw overdose deaths involving cocaine and opioids increase at a faster pace than overdose deaths involving cocaine alone, according to a National Center for Health…