Hamas-supporting Harvard students beg for donations to ‘support their mental health’ after suffering ‘relentless bullying’ over supporting terror attack on Israel

Supporters of Palestine gather at Harvard University on October 14. When the terror attacks were launched by Hamas on October 7, the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee issued a co-signed by 33 other Harvard student organizations, stating: 'We, the undersigned student organizations, hold the Israeli regime entirely responsible for all unfolding violence'

Harvard’s Arab Alumni Association has appealed for donations to help students’ mental health after they were subjected to ‘relentless bullying and intimidation’ for blaming Israel for the Hamas attacks of October 7. The Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee issued a letter on October 7, co-signed by 33 other Harvard student organizations, stating: ‘We, the undersigned student … Read more

Dean of UCF’s College of Medicine Named Central Florida Woman of the Year | University of Central Florida News

Dean of UCF's College of Medicine Named Central Florida Woman of the Year | University of Central Florida News

The Women’s Executive Council of Orlando has named Deborah German, UCF’s vice president for health affairs and founding dean of its medical school, as the organization’s 2023 Central Florida Woman of the Year. The organization’s mission is to encourage and recognize women leaders and students to serve the Central Florida community. In accepting the award … Read more

County board mulls future of health care center – Stevens Point News

County board mulls future of health care center - Stevens Point News

BY MIKE WARREN EDITOR STEVENS POINT — There were seemingly more questions than answers Oct. 10, at the end of a nearly two-hour discussion by the Portage County Board concerning the health care center. Consultants and county officials gave supervisors various updates regarding a proposed health care center building project and related financing projections. Portage … Read more

Amid a mental health crisis, toy makers embrace MESH

Amid a mental health crisis, toy makers embrace MESH

Express Your Feelings Sensory Bottles, by hand2mind, are displayed at the 2023 Toy Fair, in New York’s Javits Center on Monday. While still in its early phase, a growing number of toy marketers are embracing MESH — or mental, emotional and social health — as a designation for toys that teach kids skills like how … Read more

News Analysis: With actions on drug laws, mental health and labor, Newsom moves toward center in second term

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SACRAMENTO —  When Gov. Gavin Newsom put down his veto pen Friday night, closing the book on his fifth year of making laws for California, what emerged were signs that in his second term leading the state, the liberal Democrat from San Francisco is drifting toward the political center. He vetoed bills to decriminalize psychedelic drugs … Read more

Health Care District of Palm Beach County Welcomes the Community to its New Delray Beach Health Center – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Health Care District of Palm Beach County Welcomes the Community to its New Delray Beach Health Center - Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

October 12, 2023 – This week the Health Care District of Palm Beach County officially unveiled its Delray Community Health Center to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event on October 10, 2023 officially marked the health center’s relocation this summer to a new larger, modern facility across the street from the previous … Read more

What does watching violence do to your mind? ‘Nothing good’: 5 tips for maintaining your mental health while following the news

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The conflict in Israel and Gaza has dominated the news cycle for the last week. Turn on the TV or log on to any social media platform and you’ll be confronted with a barrage of horrific headlines.  While staying informed is important, consuming an excess of graphic images and videos can negatively affect your mental … Read more

Kaiser must overhaul behavioral health care services, pay $50M fine

Kaiser must overhaul behavioral health care services, pay $50M fine

article HOLLYWOOD, CA – JUNE 22: General views of Kaiser Permanente Hollywood Medial Offices on June 22, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) OAKLAND, Calif. – Kaiser Permanente must overhaul behavioral health care services and pay a $50 million fine under a settlement agreement announced Thursday by the California Department of Managed Health … Read more

Making A Difference In Hispanic Healthcare Disparities | University of Central Florida News

Making A Difference In Hispanic Healthcare Disparities | University of Central Florida News

Hispanics continue to face severe health disparities and UCF’s College of Medicine can play a role in easing those challenges, says Caridad Hernandez, chair of medical education, at a recent Hispanic Heritage Month event. A 2021 study found that 34% of nonelderly Hispanic residents in the United States do not have a physician — compared … Read more

How the Israel war, blockade affect mental health of Palestinian children

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The children of the Gaza Strip know very well what suffering is. From birth, they have lived under a partial Israeli blockade, poverty and violence. And now, with the escalation of the Israeli offensive and a total blockade following the rocket and ground attacks by Hamas fighters, their suffering will likely only get worse. Dr … Read more