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Half of Kids With Mental Health Problems Don’t Receive Treatment

In the United States, about 7.7 million youngsters are battling mental health troubles. But almost half of these kids aren’t receiving the necessary treatment or counseling for these disorders, reveal new findings published in JAMA Pediatrics, reports Healio. For the study, researchers evaluated data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health. The information gathered… Read More »

Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Social media firms could be banned if they fail to remove harmful content, the health secretary has warned. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Matt Hancock said: “If we think they need to do things they are refusing to do, then we can and we must legislate.”… Read More »