mental health

90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, CNN/KFF poll shows

90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, CNN/KFF poll shows

CNN — An overwhelming majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine in 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the U.S. today. Asked to rate the seriousness …

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Frances Tiafoe Serves Up Mental Health Aces, HBCU Tennis Programs

The brave and extremely talented American tennis player Frances Tiafoe serves ace for mental health and HBCU Tennis programs. BetterHelp announced a $3 million partnership with Tiafoe, Venus Williams and Taylor to provide free mental health therapy to recipients in need. September 25, 2022; London, UK; Frances Tiafoe (USA) celebrates on the court as she …

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NFL players working to ease the stigma surrounding mental health are helping

The pressure of the NFL was getting to Marcus Smith II. He fell short of expectations to be Philadelphia’s No. 1 pick, leading to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, his release from the Eagles — and a cross-country move to Seattle. Smith didn’t talk about his mental health because he didn’t want anyone to think he …

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Kaiser accused of failing to provide timely mental health treatment to patients

article OAKLAND, CA – On some of her darkest days, Barbara MacDonald turned to music. She says she’ll “sit down and hear her cry and I’ll play the guitar.” Her daughter would cry, battered by her mental health struggles. “My younger daughter was exhibiting behaviors like self-harm and eating disordered and things like that,” she …

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New mental health wellness site launched, co-founded by Selena Gomez and backed by Serena Williams’ VC firm

Wondermind co-founders, from left: Mandy Teefey (CEO of Kicked to the Curb Productions), singer and actress Selena Gomez and entrepreneur Daniella Pearson. Courtesy of Wondermind A startup called Wondermind wants to help you get mentally fit. The website, co-founded by singer and actress Selena Gomez, her mother Mandy Teefey, and newsletter entrepreneur Daniella Pearson, emphasizes …

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Air Force chiefs urge more focus on mental health as suicides rise

Senior Air Force officials have pledged to improve airmen’s access to mental health care and urged commanders to take a more active role in supporting their troops, suggesting suicides are on the rise again. Secretary Frank Kendall, the service’s top civilian official, and Air Force Chief Master Sergeant JoAnn Bass, her senior enlisted soldier, encouraged …

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