In Collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, IBM Research Dives Deep into Biomarkers of SchizophreniaOctober 20, 2020
October 2, 2020 | Written by: Guillermo Cecchi
In collaboration with researchers from Harvard Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Stanford University and the Northern California Institute for Research and Education, IBM Research is undertaking a new research initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health.
As part of a broader $99 million, 5-year research initiative spanning multiple public and private organizations and research institutions, this work will tap into AI and big data to help better identify individuals at high-risk of developing schizophrenia,more » Read More
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:
“The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored.more » Read More
By Tracy Riggs
One of the mental health conditions I deal with is social anxiety. So, you would probably think that I rejoiced when the CDC guidelines came down about social isolation. However, that’s far from the truth.
Social anxiety doesn’t mean I want to be a hermit. I still crave human interaction, just not all types (like crowds, small talk or making phone calls).more » Read More
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By Sarah Marsh | Feb. 07, 2020
Secrets and lies.
That’s how I would describe the beginning of my decades-long battle with mental illness.
The year was 1996, I was 17 years old, and my life came to a stand-still because of depression,
anxiety and an eating disorder. I had no community to call upon, few friends that knew of my struggles.
Everyone knew something was wrong.more » Read More
By Shainna Ali | Dec. 26, 2019
Take a moment to consider all the people in your life: your coworkers, friends, family. At any given time, 1 in 5 of these individuals is living with a mental health condition. You may have noticed them struggling, but if you’re not a trained mental health professional, you may not have known how to help.
However, you can help. You can be supportive and encouraging during their mental health journey.