Tag Archives: Mental

Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk for mental or emotional problems later in childhood, a new study finds. Marijuana use during pregnancy was associated with a host of problems in the preteen years, researchers report. Children exposed… Read More »

Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that can be fostered to help in the future, according to a new study by Jennifer Gordon and Ashley Balsom of University of Regina, Canada, published… Read More »

World Mental Health Day: an opportunity to kick-start a massive scale-up in investment in mental health – World Health Organization

Joint release by the World Health Organization, United for Global Mental Health and the World Federation for Mental Health Mental health is one of the most neglected areas of public health. Close to 1 billion people are living with a mental disorder, 3 million people die every year from the harmful use of alcohol and… Read More »

How to Spot the Signs of Poor Mental Health

By Georgiana Baileh The signs and symptoms of poor mental health are often so subtle that they’re hard to spot without a deeper understanding of self. Being in good mental health should be a top priority in everyone’s life. Mental health includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. When you struggle with your mental health,… Read More »