Sub shop changes menu after criticism, Illinois owner says

Sub shop changes menu after criticism, Illinois owner says

Attempting to raise awareness for mental health, PsychoRiffic Subs in Quincy, Illinois, drew criticism for the sandwich names on its soon-to-be-changed menu. Screengrab from WGEM A sandwich shop in Illinois drew criticism for some of the names of menu items that were intended to raise awareness about mental health, according to the owner. The shop, … Read more

Wendy Williams’ family, friends concerned after marriage claim

Wendy Williams’ family, friends concerned after marriage claim

Friends and family are growing increasingly concerned about Wendy Williams — especially after she bizarrely claimed in a phone conversation that she got married to an NYPD cop. They worry that she’s surrounded by people who don’t want what’s best for her, and that she’s being allowed to rush into work and media appearances before … Read more

Is the Falling Age of Puberty Adding to the Teen Mental Health Crisis?

Is the Falling Age of Puberty Adding to the Teen Mental Health Crisis?

Family therapist David Kalergis remembers one 8-year-old girl in particular. She plopped down on the cushy chair in his Mount Pleasant, SC, office, unsure of what to say. Her parents had already told Kalergis that in recent months the girl smelled differently, pungent. By lunchtime she already needed a bath. Her parents felt “in over … Read more

Family demands answers in death of Georgia woman who fell out of moving patrol vehicle

Family demands answers in death of Georgia woman who fell out of moving patrol vehicle

Family demands answers in death of Georgia woman who fell out of moving patrol vehicle – CBS News Watch CBS News Brianna Grier, 28, was having an apparent mental health episode when her family called 911. Deputies handcuffed her, and after a struggle, squeezed her into the back of a cruiser. She somehow tumbled out … Read more

Long waitlist for defendants incompetent to stand trial at Texas mental health hospitals

Long waitlist for defendants incompetent to stand trial at Texas mental health hospitals

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Court records show Portia Odufuwa, accused of firing a gun inside a Dallas Love Field terminal this week, has a history of being deemed incompetent to stand trial on prior criminal charges because of mental health issues. Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot said Friday once Odufuwa is officially charged in the … Read more

Hospital Programs Tackle Mental Health Effects of Long COVID

Hospital Programs Tackle Mental Health Effects of Long COVID

JMIR Mental Health: “The Impact of Long COVID-19 on Mental Health: Observational 6-Month Follow-Up Study.”Journal of Psychiatric Research: “Onset and frequency of depression in post-COVID-19 syndrome: A systematic review.” Jordan Anderson, DO, neuropsychiatrist, Long COVID-19 Program, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland. Survivor Corps: “Post-COVID Care Centers (PCCC).” Tracy Vannorsdall, PhD, neuropsychologist, Johns Hopkins Post-Acute … Read more

Teenager with COVID-induced psychosis thought hospital staff was poisoning him

Teenager with COVID-induced psychosis thought hospital staff was poisoning him

A teenage boy who was initially hospitalized for a mild case of COVID-19 developed severe psychosis just days later. The unnamed 16-year-old, who was not vaccinated, was admitted to a hospital in the UK after experiencing difficulty breathing related to a coronavirus infection – though doctors deemed oxygen therapy would not be necessary, and he … Read more

Pandemic Death Counts Are Numbing. There’s Another Way to Process

Pandemic Death Counts Are Numbing.  There’s Another Way to Process

What does the incalculable look like? How does the unfathomable feel? Can you listen to the unimaginable? We are in the midst of the single largest mass mortality event in the history of the United States, and our ability to make sense of the situation is challenged by both the scale of the disaster and … Read more

Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health — and May Save Lives

Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health — and May Save Lives

In the midst of a slew of anti-trans legislation proposed earlier this year, Spencer Cox, the Republican governor of Utah, made an impassioned plea to his state’s legislature as he tried to veto a bill that would bar trans youth from competing in girls’ sports. “I want them to live,” he wrote of the trans … Read more