When surveyed, people who received universal basic income instead of regular unemployment benefits reported better financial well-being, mental health and cognitive functioning, as well as higher levels of confidence in the future.
Mental health conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) could be treated in a new way using drugs that target the immune system instead of the central nervous system, suggests exciting new research.
Family violence, mental health needs, and child poverty are all at the center of New Zealand’s new ‘wellbeing’ budget, with billions being newly allocated to causes that relate to the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders.
New Zealand’s Labour coalition government has unveiled its world-first well-being budget which offers billions for mental health services, child poverty, and family violence.
Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, a Republican, signed the Youth Mental Health Protection Act into law on Tuesday, making the state the 11th to ban gay conversion therapy for minors.
Lawmakers voted in favor of a draft law on Wednesday which will no longer require transgender people to undergo sterilization or a mental health diagnosis in order for their preferred gender to be legally recognized.
Nine of 13 members of the Minneapolis City Council — a veto-proof majority — have publicly committed to dismantling the entire Minneapolis Police Department and rebuilding it from the ground up.
A new digital switchboard service, Text for Humankind, allows anyone in the world to send free messages of support to frontline healthcare workers and people in isolation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the service has already facilitated over 80,000 messages across 85 countries.
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These findings offer hope for those suffering from OCD, ADHD, and other illnesses. This work not only gives us much greater insight into how to treat these often debilitating diseases, but also further highlights the key role of brain chemistry in causing them.