The law requires insurance “parity” for mental and physical care, but it’s often harder to find a therapist than a physician.
About half of the unemployed adults in the U.S. are pessimistic about their future employment, a survey shows.
The stigma impacts employers who are less likely to hire those applicants and job seekers who internalize shame and doubt.
Employers can struggle to accommodate workers with mental health conditions.
Myra Jones-Taylor of Zero to Three says children and babies can feel the stress and instability that has come with the pandemic.
The incoming CEO of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation on meeting demand for and expanding access to addiction treatment.
“It's very easy to just stay in your room all day and not let anybody know what's happening to you,” says student AJ Williams.
Proponents of the new law point to research that peer support programs can reduce hospitalizations for people with mental health care needs.
To fill unexpected free time or to cope with stress, people have picked up hobbies: sculpting action figures and DJing socially distanced parties are just a few.
It can be harder to disconnect from work, when the home is also your office.