The Oct. 27 slayings of 11 people in Pittsburgh are raising anxieties among many people. Feelings of sadness and vulnerability can be overwhelming, said UW Medicine psychiatrist Doug Zatzick.
The Bozeman clinic, which began taking patients in January, is UW School of Medicine students’ first mental health project.
Mental disorders are among those topics that get swept under the rug. People don’t like to talk about it. Governments don’t want to fund research, treatment and social services.
Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care.
Kathleen Gilligan said her 14-year-old son wrestled with calling the suicide hotline right before he killed himself with a gun.
While he never did call, he may have felt more comfortable going online and finding a network of support.
Anyone walking through the doors of Harborview Medical Center will come across a story.
The Washington Post takes a look at some promising new digital tools to help people with their mental health. Dror Ben-Zeev, Ph.D., a pro
New results show an app created at the University of Washington is effective in treating severe mental illness. A 3-year study on the Focus app just wrapped up.
The University of Washington made a giant commitment in the field of global mental health with the hiring of Dr. Pamela Collins from the National Institute of Mental Health.
While most suicide intervention efforts have been focused on mental health and emergency room settings, professionals throughout all medical fields play a critical role in suicide prevention.