Research shows people with disabilities are at risk for mental health problems.
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Who Is “Worthy”? Deaf-Blind People Fear That Doctors Won’t Save Them from the Coronavirus
Rebecca Alexander volunteered shortly after Governor Andrew Cuomo appealed for mental-health professionals to help counsel first responders traumatized by the covid-19 crisis. A New York psychotherapist, she has taken calls from a young nurse who had trouble sleeping because she was haunted by the sounds of dying patients gasping for breath
It’s Time To Explore The Unique And Conflicting Narratives Of Disability Issues
In at least one way, disability issues are the same as any other issue. Facts and details are important, but they don’t explain the full range of debated approaches and priorities. Powerful narratives are also involved … some truthful and drawn from genuine, lived experience of disability, others dishonest or based on fear and prejudice.
Designing a Megacity for Mental Health
A new report assesses how Tokyo’s infrastructure affects residents’ emotional well-being, offering lessons for other cities.