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Sept 2, 2020 By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Associated Press U.S. News https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-09-02/depression-anxiety-spike-amid-outbreak-and-turbulent-times Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression … Read more

Sep 2, 2020 News Medical Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200902/UIC-receives-grant-to-better-prepare-doctors-to-treat-substance-use-mental-health-conditions.aspx The University of Illinois Chicago has received a $2.5 million grant to better prepare primary care physicians to treat … Read more

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was … Read more

8/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/U-S-Senate-Passes-the-Commander-John-Scott-Hannon-Veterans-Mental-Health-Improvement-Act On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce … Read more

August 3, 2020 KHQA https://khqa.com/news/state/il-dept-of-human-services-announces-three-new-mental-health-programs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced on Monday three new mental health programs designed to provide additional support for Illinois … Read more