depression

COVID-19

Arizona schools address COVID’s impact on student mental health

In a small classroom with brick walls and dimmed lights, six students at BASIS Chandler sit quietly as they watch a presentation about mental health. “What could happen if someone with a mental health issue doesn’t get treatment?” asks Katy-Marie Becker, a behavioral health nurse educator for Banner Health. A student raises her hand. “Um,

Opioid epidemic

New Opioid Death Numbers Show COVID Lockdowns Cost Lives

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show deaths involving opioids surged 37 percent between 2019 and 2020. An estimated 69,710 Americans lost their lives due to opioid overdoses last year, bolstering claims the COVID-19 lockdowns cost more than money. They cost lives. “The nation’s COVID pandemic made the nation’s drug overdose epidemic worse,” The

Health

CBD: Its Therapeutic Role For Improving Mental Health

Mental health is as crucial as the physical signs and symptoms you experience now and then. Long-term psychological issues often transform into physical ailments. Also, it leads to physiological distress and prevents your immune responses. Some common mental disorders like depression, anxiety, and mood swings haunt the lives of many people. In such cases, herbal

Opinion

Opinion – 2020 Was Difficult; It Was Not the Worst Year Ever

Humans don’t rule the world, it turns out. COVID-19 is too small to see, as President Trump pointed out. It has still killed more than 300,000 Americans in less than a year. It also ended the longest economic boom in American history and threw millions of people out of work. Millions of people who kept

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