Empathy exits stealth mode to help families manage death, Real lands $10M to establish mental health studio and more digital health fundings

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A new digital companion application helping families navigate the logistical and emotional journey of losing a loved one launched this week with $13 million in seed funding. Called Empathy, the company is backed by the round’s leading investors General Catalyst

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Alternative Children’s Mental Health – The Good Men Project

Alternative Children’s Mental Health - The Good Men Project

  Welcome to Childhood Made Crazy, an interview series that takes a critical look at the current “mental disorders of childhood” model. This series is comprised of interviews with practitioners, parents, and other children’s advocates as well as pieces that

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Kids’ unchecked mental health needs pose long-term consequences

Kids' unchecked mental health needs pose long-term consequences

Alex Kacik: Hello and welcome back to Modern Healthcare’s Beyond the Byline, where we offer a behind the scenes look into our reporting. I’m your host, Alex Kacik. I write about hospital operations for Modern Healthcare. Today, I’m talking with

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1 in 3 COVID Survivors Have Ongoing Mental Health Issues

1 in 3 COVID Survivors Have Ongoing Mental Health Issues

WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are seeing such cases around the world: About a third of COVID-19 patients go on to develop “long-haul” neurological or psychiatric conditions months after being infected, new research shows. The findings

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Children’s National Hospital awarded $4.2 million to lead maternal mental health research programs

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award supports a D.C. mother-infant behavioral wellness program April 06, 2021 Children’s National Hospital announces a $4.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support

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Healthcare workers say they need mental health services, but many aren’t getting them

Healthcare workers say they need mental health services, but many aren't getting them

Dive Brief: More than 60% of frontline healthcare workers say the pandemic has negatively impacted their mental health, according to a national survey published Tuesday from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Washington Post. About 13% of those surveyed reported accessing

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KFF/Post Survey Reveals the Serious Mental Health Challenges Facing Frontline Health Care Workers a Year into the COVID-19 Pandemic

New Survey: Passing a Law Preventing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence from Having a Gun is Identified as a Top Women’s Health Policy Priority for Federal Policymakers

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of frontline health care workers say the crisis is taking a toll on their mental health, including about 3 in 10 who either received mental health services or thought they

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Managing mental and physical wellbeing during 3rd wave of COVID-19

Managing mental and physical wellbeing during 3rd wave of COVID-19

Weathering lockdowns and managing ever-changing restrictions has been part of daily life in Ontario for more than a year. As the third wave of COVID-19 forces continued isolation, many people wonder how much more they can take.Doctors said even

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