mental health

A teen with a phone in his hand is emotionally frustrated while talking to his Mom.
August 18, 2023

With the start of the school year approaching, adolescent medicine expert Dr. Yolanda Evans says this season of change is a key time for parents to be attuned to changes in their children’s mental health.

August 18, 2023

A post-COVID malaise has hit many youngsters going back to classes. Here are suggestions about how to respond.

A man looks longingly out of a window.
May 5, 2023

Clinical psychologist Patrick Raue says loneliness is a tricky condition that can delude even the person experiencing it. 

December 8, 2022

Premera Blue Cross invests $6.6 million in UW fellowship to help address state's mental-health workforce crisis.

Getty Images - A woman surveys the aftermath of shelling in a residential area of Kyiv, Ukraine.
April 8, 2022

People everywhere are feeling the emotional burden of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, especially because results of the violent clashes are so visible through modern media and social media coverage.

Seattle-based psychology experts Eric Bruns, Tona McGuire and Kira Mauseth are traveling to Poland to train volunteers to provide aid to people who have fled their homes amid war in neighboring Ukraine.
March 26, 2022

A team of psychologists, including two from UW Medicine, arrived in Poland today (March 26) to help establish a system to care for refugees who have fled Ukraine amid the invasion of Russian armed forces.

March 1, 2022

Study findings highlight the need for better mental health and social services to help ex-prisoners transition back into community, researchers say. 

February 28, 2022

A study suggests that economic support reduces alcohol misuse and depressive symptoms among low-income mothers.

December 16, 2021

Nearly half of the respondents said they considered leaving their healthcare careers behind. 

November 4, 2021

A team employs machine learning to assess the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and to maintain counselors' competence.


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