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New APA poll shows sustained anxiety among Americans

According to a new public opinion poll released today by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), concern about COVID-19 remains high, especially concern over loved ones, and more people are reporting mental health impacts ...

How parents can support their trans children

Young transgender, or trans, people face high rates of anxiety, depression and suicide. These elevated mental health risks largely stem from external factors such as discrimination, victimization and—most especially—family ...

Solitary confinement by any other name is still torture

In October 2020, criminologists Anthony Doob and Jane Sprott released a report on Correctional Services Canada's (CSC) use of structured intervention units (SIUs). SIUs were intended to replace the use of solitary confinement ...

Why some doctors want to defund the police

Medical student Semir Bulle knows what it's like to live in fear of the police. A child of Ethiopian refugees, he was carded a dozen times in one year while growing up in northwestern Ontario. Bulle says those interactions ...

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