Tag Archives: Mental

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Singer, who has bipolar and borderline personality disorders, knows when he’s on the verge of a mental health crisis. The female voice he hears incessantly in his head suddenly shuts up, and the hula hoop he gyrates while walking to the grocery store stops easing his anxieties. That’s when he gets… Read More »

In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling the global mental health crisis

Globally more and more health professionals are stressing the importance of mental health services, but getting patients those services can be tricky. The shortage of trained professionals and the stigma of mental illness in many countries around the world have often created a barrier to treatment. But recently technology has come into play to tackle… Read More »

More Than Movember: The Critical State Of Men's Mental Health

Movember has made the ‘mo’ a powerful tool and statement of intentImage by Charlie Llewellin on flickr.com CC BY-SA 2.0 Movember is a spectacular example of cultural intervention in men’s health. A portmanteau of the Australian-English diminutive for ‘mustache’ and ‘November’, Movember invites us to focus on the male symbol of the ‘mo’ and men’s… Read More »