On the heels of President Donald Trump's recent declaration that the opioid crisis is a health emergency, Americans' mentions of drug and alcohol abuse as the most urgent national health problem
THE follow-up check for new mothers needs to be improved to ensure women with mental health problems
do not fall through gaps in the system, a parenting charity has said.
Around 70% of people between the ages of 18 and 54 said they had experienced a mental health problem
compared to 58% of respondents over the age of 55 (58%).
4 million of the additional 2014 enrollees had a severe health problem
, such as cancer or heart disease, that would probably have kept them from getting ordinary major medical coverage in states that allowed medical underwriting in the individual market before Jan.
2 Children don't suffer mental health problems
FACTS: One in 10 children up to the age of 15 has a mental health problem
4people 4 People with mental health problems
don't face prejudice FACTS: Nine out of 10 people with a mental health problem
have experienced discrimination.
THE Government has promised action to help the one in four people who will experience mental health problems
- and to end the stigma attached to the illness.
Of a random sample of people with experience being a partner of someone with a mental health problem
, 74 percent said they either weren't fazed or wanted to understand the other person's situation when they were told, and just 4 percent of those people said they felt afraid.
Young children with asthma run a greater risk of developing mental health problems
in later life, researchers from the University of Western Australia and Columbia University have found.
FAILING to tackle mental health problems
among people with conditions such as diabetes and heart disease is costing the NHS billions every year, researchers say.
After all, in any one year, mental health problems
affect one in four people directly and therefore touch the lives of almost every family and community.
Recent research has shown us that 67% of Scots with a mental health problem
feel that support from friends and family is one of the most important factors in helping people to recover from mental health problems
, yet we know that, time after time, once someone develops a mental illness support often isn't there.
One in four people will be affected by a mental health problem
at some stage.
In a small school-based study of students in grades 7-12 in which a nearly identical question to that used in the YRBS was used, however, the prevalence of a physical disability or long-term health problem
Citing an unresolved health problem
, he said he needed to bow out of the race.