Category: Depression

Familiar Scents Could Help Unlock Memories for Those With Depression

March 6th, 2024
A new study suggests familiar scents could help unlock memories for those living with depression. Study on Scent and Depression Prior studies found that people with depression are less capable of drawing on specific memories from their lives, research… more »

New Emergency Hotline for Mental Health Crisis

July 27th, 2022
A new three digit emergency hotline (similar to 911) is now available to take calls across the nation. Emergency Hotline The number of the new hotline is 988 and anyone experiencing an urgent mental health crisis can call for free and confidential pr… more »

USPSTF Updates Anxiety Screening Recommendations

April 27th, 2022
  Children as young as eight years old should be screened for anxiety, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends.   New Draft Guidance   Written by the USPSTF, the guidance suggests children and adolescents between ages… more »

In the Future, AI Could Help Screen for Mental Health Disorders

October 27th, 2021
  Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to screen people for mental health disorders without the need for a specialist’s assessment, a new study found.   New Screening Tool   In the analysis, the machine learning approach developed by researcher… more »

Laughing Gas may Help With Hard- to- Treat Depression

June 23rd, 2021
  When antidepressants fail to help hard-to-treat depression, the anesthetic known as “laughing gas,” might be a safe and effective alternative, new research suggests.   Laughing Gas as an Alternative Treatment   The findings follow work with 28 pa… more »