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After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Nearly 1 In 5 Are Diagnosed With Mental Disorder

November 17, 2020

November 11, 2020 By Laurel Wamsley NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/11/11/933964994/after-covid-diagnosis-nearly-1-in-5-are-diagnosed-with-mental-disorder New research has found that nearly 1 person in 5 diagnosed with COVID-19 is diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder like anxiety, depression or insomnia within three months. The analysis was conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford, using electronic health records for 69.8 million patients in … read more»

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Attorney Will Evaluate Mississippi Mental Health Services

October 26, 2020 By The Associated Press Jackson Free Press https://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2020/oct/26/attorney-will-evaluate-mississippi-mental-health-s/ A special assistant attorney general in Mississippi has been appointed to a new role in state government as the coordinator of mental health accessibility. William Rosamond will evaluate the quality of mental health care to possibly change services offered in some counties. Mississippi Department … read more»

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When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/When-You-Have-an-Anxiety-Disorder-Courage-Is-Subjective “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first panic attack when I was 20 years old. I had been enjoying dinner with my family at an Italian restaurant, when out of nowhere the … read more»

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During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/During-Open-Enrollment-Be-Sure-to-Review-Your-Health-Plan-Options Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to review your health plan options before open enrollment ends on Dec. 15th. Some companies advertise health plans that don’t cover mental health or substance use care … read more»

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Ole Miss Participating in College Football Mental Health Awareness Week

October 8, 2020

Oct 5, 2020 By Nate Gabler Sports Illustrated https://www.si.com/college/olemiss/football/ole-miss-participating-in-college-football-mental-health-awareness-week OXFORD, Miss. (Ole Miss Athletics) – This week, Ole Miss Athletics is partnering with the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation (H3H) to support the inaugural College Football Mental Health Awareness Week, which will culminate with World Mental Health Day on Saturday (October 10). As part of the events, … read more»

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