mental health

Veterans

Veterans took an especially bad hit during the pandemic

Navy veteran Faron Smith Jr. reacts as he receives a COVID-19 vaccination at a Veterans Administration pop-up vaccination site on April 17, 2021, in Gardena, Calif. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)  Jamie Rowen, University of Massachusetts Amherst As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, living military veterans are facing a

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

Legal Beat

Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Protect Minors Facing Mental Health Issues

Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to protect young Arizonans experiencing suicidal thoughts by allowing a manslaughter charge if an adult provides guidance that a minor uses to take their life. The Governor signed the bill in the presence of Paolla Jordan, whose son committed suicide two years ago, and Representative Jeff Weninger. “Protecting Arizona

Science

Marijuana and mental health: Examining a complicated relationship

A blue haze swirled around Jaime Weidmann as the TV droned on. Another day, another high. But this day in 2016 would be different. Her boyfriend was fed up with her verbal abuse and refusal to get a job — Weidmann hadn’t worked in five years. Tired of enabling her marijuana addiction, he kicked her

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