Phone Calls Help Mental Health Despite Causing Some People Anxiety, Study Finds Phone Calls Help Mental Health Despite Causing Some People Anxiety, Study Finds Phone Calls Help Mental Health Despite Causing Some People Anxiety, Study Finds Despite the fact that a majority of millennials are too anxious to make phone calls, calling someone you feel close to can help one feel less lonely and help young … Read more

Healing and Rebuilding Your Life After a Spouse’s Suicide

Jan. 24, 2023 — Betsy Gall, a real estate agent, seemed to have everything: three children, a comfortable home, a handsome, “life-of-the-party” oncologist husband whom she loved. But her world shattered on Thanksgiving Day 2019, when her husband, Matthew, took his life from him. The couple had just moved from Minneapolis to Charlotte, where Matt … Read more

Here’s the No. 1 phrase used in successful relationships, say psychologists who studied 40,000 couples

For the past 50 years, we’ve been putting love under the microscope. As psychologists, we’ve studied more than 40,000 partners about to begin couples therapy. We’ve also been happily married to each other for 35 years, so we know a thing or two about successful relationships. While every partnership is unique, with its own set … Read more

ADHD Tied to Higher Rates of Anxiety, Depression

By Amy Norton HealthDayReporter THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be an even bigger predictor of depression and anxiety in adulthood than autism is, a new study finds — highlighting the mental health side of the disorder. It’s known that kids and adults with ADHD often have co-existing conditions, including … Read more

New Smell Tech Could Make VR Therapies More Powerful

Jan. 19, 2023 — An emerging trend in virtual reality – incorporating smell – could be exciting news not just for gaming but for health care as well. A growing number of hospitals across the country are using virtual reality to help patients manage pain, overcome phobias, and calm anxiety. providers and patients report mostly … Read more

Ex-AFL players heading to Mount Gambier for mental health health awareness match

A number of ex-AFL stars will head to a South Australian regional town to help raise awareness and funds for men’s mental health support next month. key points: Former AFL players Dane Swan, Shane Mumford and Leon Davis are among the stars heading to Mount Gambier The Match for Mental Health will raise money for … Read more

New reports show travel risks around the world

From catching Covid-19 to getting caught in a blizzard, traveling can be risky business these days. But just how risky often depends on the destination — and how you define the risks. Safest cities: people’s perceptions A report published by the UK-based insurance company William Russell ranked the “safest cities in the world,” according to … Read more

Riverland’s Barmera Monash Football Club push for improved mental health, wellbeing

A regional South Australian football club is changing clubroom conversation to help support the community after several suicide deaths in the area. key points: A South Australian football club will prioritize player and community mental health in a new initiative The new wellbeing committee was started following a series of suicides Community events and regular … Read more

Add This to the List of Long COVID Symptoms: Stigma

Jan. 13, 2023 – People with long-term COVID may have dizziness, headaches, sleep problems, sluggish thinking, and many other problems. But they can also face another problem – stigma. Most people with long COVID find they’re facing stigma due to their condition, according to a new report from researchers in the United Kingdom. In short: … Read more

I’m a psychologist in Finland, the No. 1 happiest country in the world—here are 3 things we never do

For five years in a row, Finland has ranked No. 1 as the happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report. In 2022’s report, people in 156 countries were asked to “value their lives today on a 0 to 10 scale, with the worst possible life as a 0.” It also looks … Read more