Today's Health News

Proportion of Teens Receiving Mental Health Care Steady

Changes seen in the sociodemographic profile of teens getting care, reasons for care, service settings

Postpartum Psych Disorders Lower Odds of Subsequent Children

Reduction in rate of having second live birth disappears if the first child dies

Temperature Impacts Likelihood of Bad Mental Health Days

Cooler days decrease, while hotter days eventually increase, chance of reporting bad mental health days

Late-Life Depression Severity Varies by Race, Ethnicity

Differences identified in depression severity, symptom burden, and depression care

Half of Americans Anxious About Getting COVID-19

And more than half of adults report concern about the financial impact of the pandemic

New Tool Measures Quality of Life With Autism Across Life Span

Online survey completed by individuals with autism, parent proxies shows lower QOL across age groups

Pregnancy-Related Factors Linked to Risk for Psychosis in Child

Review and meta-analysis ID 30 factors that raise risk for child psychosis, five factors that protect

Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences launched virtual training website to protect workers

Past-Year Methamphetamine Use 6.6 Per 1,000 in 2015 to 2018

Odds ratios for past-year use up for men, those with co-occurring substance use and mental illness

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder 18.5 per 1,000 at Age 8

For children aged 4 years with ASD, 84 percent had a first evaluation at ≤36 months