Mental health monitoring through 'selfie' videos and social media tracking
Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed an innovative approach to turn any computer or smartphone with a camera into a personal mental health monitoring device.
Identifying population of mentally ill 'frequent fliers' first step to reducing police contact
Identifying the population of people with mental illness who have frequent contact with police could help law enforcement officials and community agencies allocate limited resources to those with the highest needs, new research ...
Elementary teachers' depression symptoms related to students' learning
Teachers experience some of the highest levels of job-related stress, and such stress may leave them more vulnerable to depression. How do elementary school teachers' symptoms of depression affect the quality ...
Well-being programmes in schools might be doing children more harm than good
Apocryphal depictions of an unprecedented crisis in young people's mental ill-health and their general vulnerability have been accompanied by increasingly alarmist claims that only schools can address this ...
Podcast platform opens up dialogue on mental illness, research finds
A popular comedian's podcast that has fellow comics talking openly about mental illness has redefined the relationship between celebrity and fan.
Teachers on the front line following attack in Boston
Results of a survey to be published in School Mental Health suggest that while teachers are well-tuned to student psychological distress following a crisis, support varies considerably. The study, led by ...
Why are UK teenagers skipping school?
Analysis of the results of a large-scale survey reveals the extent of truancy in English secondary schools and sheds light on the mental health of the country's teens.
Crime Victims' Institute investigates human trafficking
Human sex trafficking is a serious problem both domestically and internationally and enhanced education is necessary to address the risk factors for entry into the sex trade, the physical and mental health ...
In Our Hearts—Stories and Wisdom of Mothers Living Apart from Their Children
Mothers who live apart from their children often suffer serious grief and trauma. Meeting others in the same situation and sharing stories can help with the mental healing process. Now a University of Huddersfield ...
Community justice court associated with lower rearrest rates
The opening of a community court in a high-crime area of San Francisco was associated with a lower chance that offenders would be arrested for another crime within a year, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Young people in detention being held for longer without trial
About three-quarters of young people in detention in Queensland are being held without trial for an average of more than a month.