Tag: M.D.

Pew Scholars Explore How the Human Body Responds to Stress

The global spread of COVID-19 has created circumstances that have led to increased levels of stress or anxiety for people everywhere. About one-third of Americans say they have experienced high levels of psychological distress while following social distancing guidelines, while data from other countries shows similar trends. The jarring shift to working and educating children from home, short- or long-term unemployment, increased social isolation,… Read more »

New integrated, outpatient program created to combat mental illness, homelessness

To help break the cycle of mental illness, addiction and homelessness, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has launched a new integrated, trauma-informed behavioral health program for treatment and recovery support. The UTHealth Homeless Outpatient Mental Health Expansion Services Program is funded with a $2.5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department… Read more »