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Mental health advocates use gathering to push for funding, priorities

February 12, 2020

February 5, 2020 By Rose Hoban North Carolina Health News Hundreds of people concerned about North Carolina’s mental health system convened in Chapel Hill on Saturday morning for an annual event that’s become a prime forum for laying out the priorities and concerns of the mental health community. About 400 service providers, advocates and more »

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Brain-wave pattern can identify people likely to respond to antidepressant, study finds

February 10, 2020 By Tracie White Stanford Medicine News Center A new method of interpreting brain activity could potentially be used in clinics to help determine the best treatment options for depression, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine. Stanford researchers and their collaborators used electroencephalography, a tool for more »

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How To Move Forward After Going Through A Crisis

Jan. 21, 2020 By Becky Brasfield NAMI After a crisis, recovery can be challenging. Our lives are left in turmoil caused by the stressful situation we just managed to overcome. With the worst behind us, we have to pick up the pieces. But unfortunately, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for how to take steps toward the future. So more »

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5 Reminders For Survivors Of Trauma

Jan. 17, 2020 By Odelya Gertel Kraybill, Ph.D., LCPC NAMI In 1991, when I was 17 and living in Tel Aviv with my family, a loud siren woke me from a peaceful sleep. We knew what it meant. We also knew we had to do. I ran, shaking and crying, with my family to our safe more »

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NC health trends and policies to watch for in 2020

January 9, 2020

January 3, 2020 By Editor North Carolina Health News We asked our reporters to predict the biggest developments in health in the state this coming year. Today, we look ahead on Medicaid transformation, environmental policy, mental health and more. By North Carolina Health News staff Our reporters explored some of the biggest topics in more »

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