Encompassing mental health conditions and substance use disorders, behavioral health is a key component of whole health. At Anthem, we believe a comprehensive approach is needed to address the behavioral health needs of our communities.
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USA Today, 11-04-2021
The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a mental health crisis that experts say the U.S. may have to battle for years to come.
Business Insider, 11-03-2021
People who’ve been diagnosed with mood disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression are now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Latinos with an unhealthy response to chronic stress, like smoking or constantly eating junk food, tend to report fewer depression symptoms like hopelessness and restlessness in the long run than those with no dangerous coping mechanisms, according to an analysis.
A coalition of the nation’s leading experts in pediatric health has issued an urgent warning declaring the mental health crisis among children so dire that it has become a national emergency.
Psychiatric Times, 09-20-2021
43 of 50 states are experiencing a severe shortage in psychiatrists specializing in child and adolescent care. Telehealth may be able to help.
Most kids around the country are back in classrooms by now, but this school year isn’t quite the return-to-normalcy that everyone had hoped for. Covid-19 cases are surging again, and many school districts have already closed due to outbreaks. Others are offering remote learning options. This school year is already feeling uncertain and anxiety ridden for many...
Psychological distress, depression and anxiety were prevalent among both men and women half a year into the Covid-19 pandemic and well beyond the initial lockdown periods, according to a new paper in Lancet Regional Health-Americas.
Business Insider, 09-07-2021
The pandemic has affected the mental health of many of us, but new data shows where people may be feeling these effects the most.
In recent years, there has been an increased awareness of what mental health is and how it can be addressed in order to reduce its stigmatization. These strategies will be vital to tackling mental health going forward, improving the rates at which people seek out help, and increasing the efficacy of treatment. Here, we discuss...