What Mental Health News Junkies Read This Week
The Duchess of Cambridge helped HuffPo launch a new series about children’s mental health. We can only hope “Young Minds Matter” becomes as popular as her wardrobe has.
Public health experts are trying to figure out why the suicide rate in the city where all the CA techies live is five times the national average. Over the past five years, 85 (!!!) people between ages 10-24 have taken their own lives.
In the study, patients wore virtual-reality glasses and had to make their avatars comfort a crying child. Their IRL goal was to become more kinder and compassionate to themselves.