Survey: 58% of Working Americans Say Their Jobs Are ‘Main Source’ of Mental Health Challenges

Nearly 90% of Americans believe being in control of their work schedules, along with performance measures, could improve burnout. Having autonomy and a sense of value in your workplace is critical to reduce burnout. — Read on http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2022/02/survey-58-working-americans-say-their-jobs-are-main-source-mental-health-challenges/362128/

‘We are going to all have to be vigilant’: How we can best respond to teens’ mental health crisis

This trio of Dallas mental health advocates has heard so many recent stories of young lives lost to suicide that they hardly knew which to share… — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/commentary/2022/02/04/we-are-going-to-all-have-to-be-vigilant-how-we-can-best-respond-to-teens-mental-health-crisis/

Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic

NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys. — Read on http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/social-connectedness-sleep-physical-activity-associated-better-mental-health-among-youth-during-covid-19-pandemic

Both Mothers and Friends Shape Adolescent Self-esteem

A new longitudinal study takes a deep dive into adolescent self-esteem and the role that parents – specifically mothers – and friends play in shaping how youth feel about themselves. — Read on http://www.fau.edu/newsdesk/articles/moms-friends-self-esteem-study

After the best year in history to be among the super-rich, one of America’s 745 billionaires wonders: ‘What’s enough? What’s the answer?’

This is a fascinating article on one man’s journey from poverty to wealth. He asks deep questions, ponders his life, and works through his legacy. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/01/30/moral-calculations-billionaire/

Supportive early childhood environments can help decrease effects of trauma

Take a look and remember this: you could be the person who helps someone with unspeakable tragedy — Read on news.nd.edu/news/supportive-early-childhood-environments-can-help-decrease-effects-of-trauma-study-finds/

ADHD Persists Into Young Adulthood in 90% of Cases

Although ADHD symptoms may fluctuate over a patient’s life, symptoms often persist into adulthood. I believe consistency and structure help greatly to manage symptoms of distraction, impulsivity and volatility. Exercise, nutrition, habit forming behaviors, social support, and mindfulness are some of the ways I see my clients build success with ADHD. — Read on http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/home/topics/adhd/adhd-persists-into-young-adulthood-90-cases/