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Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones

LONDON (Reuters) – One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses. FILE PHOTO: A woman sits on a bench overlooking Aleppo’s ancient citadel and the old city, Syria April 13, 2019.… Read More »

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers threaten to strike – Los Angeles Times

Noting a surge in demand for mental health services in recent years, Nelson said via email that “we have taken action” by hiring more than 500 therapists since 2015 and implementing a a $ 700-million, seven-year project “to expand and enhance” Kaiser’s mental health facilities, among other steps. "Health|HealthCare" – Google News