Mental Health Blog

How College May Affect the Mental Wellness of a Young Student

October 24, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

College Mental Illness

Going away to college is usually a dramatic transition from a highly controlled environment to an exponentially... Continue reading →

Understanding Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

August 4, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Military Sexual Trauma

Military sexual trauma (MST) is more common than most realize and affects both male and female service members and their families. Understanding what MST is and how... Continue reading →

Vista del Mar Hospital partners with Jason Foundation Inc. (JFI)

June 12, 2015 Posted in: Press Release

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI), a... Continue reading →

Biomarker Could Predict PTSD Risk

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai... Continue reading →

Military Suicides Up Slightly in 2014

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

WASHINGTON — Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014, led by increases in the number of sailors and airmen who took their own lives, new Defense Department figures show.
There were fewer suicides by Army soldiers and Marines, the two services that... Continue reading →

Behavioral Health in the United States

November 1, 2013 Posted in: Announcement, adolescent
 
29 October 2013 By: Judith L. Teich, MSW, Behavioral Research Scientist
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
 
SAMHSA’s new publication, Behavioral Health, United States, 2012,... Continue reading →