depression

New U clinic addresses gaps in mental health needs

Behavioral Health Innovation and Dissemination Center provides flexibility in treatment, a collaborative training program and interdisciplinary research opportunities.


U to test if video games can relieve late-life depression

The clinical trial is supported by a $7.5M grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.


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Studying the preteen brain for insights into mental health disorders

U of U Health and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Consortium develop a resource to study how the brain changes and matures during adolescence.


Stop the stigma of mental illness

More than half of people with mental illness do not receive help for their condition.


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Public anti-Black violence and the mental health of Black Americans

A new study analyzes how highly publicized acts of racial violence impacts the mental health of Black Americans in the U.S.


A sound treatment

Biomedical engineer Jan Kubanek has discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at all—just sound waves.


Patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.


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You are not alone

On March 5, experts from across the U presented insights into anxiety and depression across the lifespan, a challenging social problem, as part of the annual Eric Moerer Memorial Lecture Series.


HUMANS OF THE U: NICOLE SHAW

Social work graduate student Nicole Shaw got an unexpected lesson during trip to Ghana.


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