The American Psychiatric Association (APA) says in a new study that Americans from Harlem to Hollywood are more anxious today than they were a year ago, with 39 percent of people reporting feeling more anxiety.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointment of Eva Wong as director of the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health (OCMH) and Brian Stettin as senior advisor for severe mental illness.
WebMD reports that one doctor commits suicide in the U.S. every day — the highest suicide rate of any profession. And the number of doctor suicides — 28 to 40 per 100,000 — is more than twice that of the general population, new research shows.
Last week, First Lady Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Acting Commissioner Bitta Mostofi of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, held a “Dreamer Dinner” at Gracie Mansion with immigrant youth, including beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, along with the American Psychiatric Association President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and health leaders, today announced the launch of NYC Well, a one-click, one call connection to counseling, crisis intervention, peer support and referrals to ongoing treatment services.
By Tod Roulette In 1986, I was a fledging openly gay black man on an overwhelmingly white college campus in the Midwest.
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), New Yorkers report higher levels of stress than the rest of the United States, simply because of the unique pressures they face.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $55.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Program.
To review the full Senate Majority One-house State Budget Resolution, please visit: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/resolutions/2021/r2081
Roy Rudolph DeCarava, December 9, 1919 – October 27, 2009, was a visual artist who received early critical acclaim for his photography from Harlem, NY.
Annie A. John, LCSW-R, has been named Vice President of Behavior Health Services at START Treatment & Recovery Centers from Harlem to Hollis.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, the rapid development of multiple vaccines has spurred hope that treatments.
Today, the Senate Democratic Majority passed the Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act (HALT).
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced that the City will add new mental health services to hundreds of schools in the neighborhoods hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author.