Social worker ‘not told of missing Gaia’s mental health assessment’

Social worker ‘not told of missing Gaia’s mental health assessment’

Teen social worker Jaya Bob-Sutherland was never told she had an evaluation under the Mental Health Act just weeks before her disappearance, according to an investigative hearing. Sarah Locke said she last saw the 19-year-old on October 17, 2017, just four days before her worried family took her to Ball Hospital due to concerns about …

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Democratic drug pricing bill removes insulin cost cap amid bipartisan push

Democratic drug pricing bill removes insulin cost cap amid bipartisan push

The latest bill introduced by Senate Democrats to lower prescription drug prices would rescind a requirement to limit insulin costs to patients at $35 a month, legislation that comes amid push for a separate bipartisan bill on insulin. Setting out-of-pocket insulin costs at $35 per month was a notable selling point for the Democrats’ economic …

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Weekend warriors: why exercise doesn’t have to be regular to be good for you

Noun: Weekend warriors. age: 41. Who is 41? Average Weekend Warrior. Well, 41 is the average age of a group of adults in America who were part of a roughly 10-year study led by Jiangnan University in China. Big bunch, right? 350,978 adults. Well, I think we can treat this study with a certain amount …

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How construction managers can help workers with poor mental health

How construction managers can help workers with poor mental health

Despite the ongoing mental health crisis, recent talk about how builders are “waking up” now reflects the small progress the industry has made in tackling high suicide rates and poor mental health cases. Lee Mills of Citation discusses the Building Minds campaign, which aims to provide construction managers with the tools to help a struggling …

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Who’s clapping now? UK healthcare workers with long Covid have been abandoned | Kelly Fearnley & Shaun Peter Qureshi

yoK frontline doctors, like the rest of our NHS colleagues, have stepped up to provide medical care to patients with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, long before any vaccines were available for Covid. Most were not furloughed and could not stay at home, but continued to provide health care, and were at great …

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The #1 Worst Beer Aging You Faster, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

The #1 Worst Beer Aging You Faster, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

  There are few things that are more satisfying on a hot summer’s day than a nice cold beer. But if you’re trying to feel and look younger, this isn’t the best drink you can have. “Beer doesn’t provide your body with essential nutrients, and it actually dehydrates you,” he says. Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, …

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The #1 Best Nut To Keep Your Brain Sharp, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

The #1 Best Nut To Keep Your Brain Sharp, Says Dietitian — Eat This Not That

  We all agree on the importance of taking steps to keep our brains sharp. Sure, it’s normal to lose some brain function as we get older, but certain diet and lifestyle choices may help slow this process down — ultimately helping you keep your mind clear and continue to function independently. While some factors …

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6 Breads That Use the Highest Quality Ingredients — Eat This Not That

6 Breads That Use the Highest Quality Ingredients — Eat This Not That

  Trying to shop for the best ingredients can be very confusing, especially if you’re looking for healthy bread. Many of the breads on grocery store shelves are filled with exotic ingredients and preservatives in order to help them stay fresher on the shelf for longer periods of time. This is why many people are …

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Pasco Sheriff’s Behavioral Health Intervention Team building relationships, advocating for mental health

Pasco Sheriff’s Behavioral Health Intervention Team building relationships, advocating for mental health

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office works with the community to create positive interactions with law enforcement. Recently, through one of its newer programs, the Behavioral Health Intervention Team, the Sheriff’s Office has been advocating for mental health. The BHIT program began in September 2019 with only 12 investigators on the team and has since expanded …

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