Mental Health

Exclusive: Sonde Health raises $19M Series B to detect disease in voice

Exclusive: Sonde Health raises $19M Series B to detect disease in voice

Sonde Health has raised $19.25M in Series B funding to globalize its voice-based disease screening technology with partners in Korea and India, CEO David Liu tells Axios exclusively. Why is this important: Noninvasive health tracking has grown in popularity during the pandemic, and voice tags have long since emerged as a lucrative potential arena for …

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OKC Police Chief Gourley talks about new helicopter and mental health response

OKC Police Chief Gourley talks about new helicopter and mental health response

OKCPD Chief Gourley on new helicopter, mental health response Helicopter approved at Tuesday’s city council meeting Updated: December 8, 2022 10:41 a.m. CST Hide transcript View Transcript THE TIME IS NOW 911. JUST ABOUT 912 HERE. SO KEEP YOU INFORMED, THE OKLAHOMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THEY ARE WORKING TO KEEP YOU ALL SAFE. THIS …

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Surprisingly good news about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Surprisingly good news about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Newswise – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – a debilitating chronic lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis – has previously been linked to mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety and mental illness. substance use. But a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto found that while adults without the disease …

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People in greener neighborhoods have vastly superior mental health, study finds

Residents of greener neighborhoods have vastly superior mental health, study finds

Shutterstock Another study reinforced the link between urban green spaces and mental health. Research by ISGlobal, Barcelona’s Institute for Global Health, found that city dwellers had better markers of mental wellbeing when their living situation met certain criteria for access to greenery, but less so. 5% of the city’s inhabitants actually benefited from this access. …

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Young man's death raises questions over Adderall prescription obtained online

Young man’s death raises questions over Adderall prescription obtained online

Elijah Hanson struggled with his mental health for years. The 21-year-old from Tacoma, Washington, had been diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder and was receiving treatment at a local behavioral health clinic. According to years of therapy notes, he was desperate to better understand himself and his emotions. “It was him and me in this huge …

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Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64% of people report experiencing depression or anxiety during the Christmas holidays. It can be the most wonderful and stressful time of the year. “This expectation of everything comes together,” said Roger Williams, executive director of the Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center. “Nothing against Hallmark movies, but …

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Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

It’s no secret that we in the public sector use a lot of abbreviations: CSB, which stands for Community Service Board, a Georgia public safety net behavioral health service provider, such as Highland Rivers Behavioral Health ; DBHDD, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, which is Georgia’s statewide behavioral health agency; and SAMHSA, …

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Listen to a powerful spoken poem by an SAFD firefighter about mental health issues in the fire service

Listen to a powerful spoken poem by an SAFD firefighter about mental health issues in the fire service

SAINT ANTONY – The work of a firefighter is grueling, but it is not only physically dangerous. Seeing so much death and destruction is mentally and emotionally draining. However, in a profession like firefighting, vulnerability can be hard to find. That’s why the San Antonio Fire Department just hosted a mental health rest week, to …

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Correctional officer duties include mental health screening

Correctional officer duties include mental health screening

The duties of a correctional officer in modern times have evolved to essentially become a provider of mental health services, according to officials at prisons in the valley. It’s a change Northumberland County jailer Tom Reisinger didn’t expect when he started in the federal prison system more than 25 years ago. Reisinger said correctional officers …

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