Mental Health

WHO classifies video game addiction as a mental disorder

The Entertainment Software Association representing video game makers in the U.S., has said that a gaming disorder designation "recklessly trivializes real mental health issues."

Mental health related insurance claims in the U.S. have risen

Mental health-related insurance claims in the United States have risen by 108% between 2007 to 2017, according to the new independent analysis from FAIR Health.

Walgreens to train pharmacists in mental health first aid

The Walgreens spokesman also mentioned that the training will lead to complementing the company’s efforts to address patients with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Social media might not have a negative impact on mental well-being

A new study has examined the role of social media on depression. There is a wide spread belief that social media has a negative impact on mental well-being.

Movies, the theater and cultural events can keep depression at bay

Movies, the theater and other cultural events can help in fighting the blues as you age