Police officers and firefighters who are relatively new to the job run the risk of experiencing mental health problems from being exposed to disturbing events, a new study finds. Those with more time on the job show no such increased risk.
Paul Huljich co-founded Best Corporation, a pioneering organic foods company of which he was chairman and joint-CEO. The company’s value grew to more than $100 million, but Paul eventually developed a number of severe stress-related conditions.
Psychotherapy is effective, helps reduce the overall need for health services and produces long-term health improvements – but fewer people are using it, according to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Mental illness is increasingly affecting productivity and well-being in the workplace, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
With approximately half of U.S. adults expected to develop a mental illness during their lifetime, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending increased surveillance efforts as a way of bolstering treatment and prevention and improving public health.