Farmers grapple with stress and depression as they try to keep their operations afloat

Jun 11, 2020
One Minnesota program offers free mental health care through the state agriculture department.
A farmer looks over his field in Texas. COVID-19 is adding stress to already strained farmers.
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Business is booming for therapy apps, but what really works?

Apr 15, 2020
The apps promise to match clients to online therapists for as little as $40 a week.
In the era of shelter in place, online therapy has become the norm.
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Will insurance companies cover mental health services' switch to telehealth?

Apr 10, 2020
Therapists and psychiatrists are just starting to submit their March bills.
Telehealth is becoming more popular because of stay-at-home orders.
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Employers ramping up mental health services in COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 19, 2020
One expert says video counseling, apps and other tools could be effective in times of crisis.
As more people are social distancing at home, remote counseling sessions are a good option.
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Is therapy only for the rich?

Mar 4, 2020
Only a quarter of Americans think mental health services are accessible.
Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, circa 1935.
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When it comes to mental health, U.S. employers are still not sure how to help

Dec 31, 2019
Many U.S. workers aren't getting the mental health support they need. Employers are trying to step up, but is it enough?
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Disliking Instagram's "like" button

Jun 21, 2019
Critics say kids' drive for validation and popularity on services like Instagram can lead to anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
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How debt may take a toll on mental health

Jun 5, 2019
Whether student loans or credit-card debt, indebtedness is likely to bring you down.
Debt collectors could be texting you soon.
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How VA-trained psychiatrists are bringing their skills to civilians with PTSD

Nov 28, 2018
PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing.
PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing.
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Some of YouTube's biggest stars say their work is hurting their health

Nov 28, 2018
Is the platform's unpredictable algorithm contributing to burnout?
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