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May 23, 2022

Después de dos años de COVID-19, la ansiedad de los estadounidenses gira en torno a los sucesos globales, afirma la encuesta anual de salud mental de la APA La salud mental de los niños también es una de las principales preocupaciones

Nueva Orleans, Luisiana, 22 de mayo de 2022. Según la encuesta anual de mentes saludables de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA, por sus siglas en inglés), la ansiedad de los adultos con respecto a la COVID-19 está en el nivel más bajo registrado: un 50% indicó que está ansioso por ese motivo. Este porcentaje se ubica por debajo del 65% en 2021 y del 75% en 2020. En cambio, los adultos afirman que están un poco o extremadamente ansiosos por los sucesos actuales que ocurren en el mundo (73%), por mantenerse a sí mismos o a sus familias a salvo (64%) o por su salud en general (60%). 

May 22, 2022

After Two Years of COVID-19, Americans’ Anxiety Turns to Global Events,  Says APA Annual Mental Health Poll

According to the annual Healthy Minds Poll from the American Psychiatric Association, adults’ anxiety about COVID-19 is at its recorded lowest, with 50% indicating they’re anxious about it, down from 65% in 2021 and 75% in 2020. Instead, adults say they are somewhat or extremely anxious about current events happening around the world (73%), keeping themselves or their families safe (64%), or their health generally (60%).

May 22, 2022

Americans Express Bipartisan Support for Solutions to Increase Access to Mental Health Care

In the 2022 Healthy Minds poll released today by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Americans, whether Democrats, Republicans, or Independents, agree on three APA-backed approaches to improving timely access to mental health care and treatment. Specifically, 75% of Americans supported making it easier to see a mental health professional via telehealth (video or phone), 76% supported making it easier to receive mental health care at their primary care office, and 75% supported funding mental health care professionals to work in rural or urban communities that are traditionally underserved.  

May 21, 2022

New Study Tests a Curriculum for Medical Students on Detecting and Treating Opioid Use Disorder

From December 2020 to December 2021 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. increased by nearly 15%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of the nearly 71,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2019, 70% involved opioids. A presentation at this year’s American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting examined one approach to ending this crisis: offering focused training as part of the medical student curriculum.

May 21, 2022

New Study: Expatriates Experience Anxiety, Helplessness, When Traumatic Events Occur in Their Home Country 

A new study presented today at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting found that traumatic incidents in their home countries can harm the mental health of expatriates months after the traumatic incident, regardless of how long they have been away from their country, and even if they did not witness the traumatic incident firsthand. The mental health impact was larger among female and younger expatriates.

May 21, 2022

APA Gives Back to New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic

Today American Psychiatric Association (APA) President Vivian Pender presented the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic’s Director of Psychiatry, John J. Hutchings, with a donation of $xx,xxxx as part of its annual APA Gives Back program. Now in its 13th year, APA Gives Back provides an opportunity for the organization, its members, and Annual Meeting attendees to support a charitable organization in the city in which the meeting is held.

May 18, 2022

APA Collaborates with YouTube to Develop Fact-based Mental Health Content; Receives “Accredited Health Educator” Label 

Over the better part of a decade, health-related searches on social media platforms have increased exponentially. YouTube has more than 2 billion monthly logged-in users and every day, people watch over a billion hours of video and generate billions of views. To connect Americans with evidence-based information about mental health, the American Psychiatric Association has recently ramped up its efforts on this important platform.

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