Georgia State Researchers Developing Deep Learning Framework to Map Brain Disorders Georgia State Researchers Developing Deep Learning Framework to Map Brain DisordersSeptember 9, 2020
August 26, 2020
Jennifer Rainey Marquez
Georgia State University
ATLANTA—Georgia State University researchers are working to harness deep learning and artificial intelligence to learn more about how mental illness and other disorders affect the brain.
Led by Vince Calhoun, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State and director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS), and Sergey Plis, associate professor of computer science and director of machine learning at TReNDs,more » Read More
September 2, 2020
By Rhitu Chatterjee
Nearly a quarter of people in the United States are experiencing symptoms of depression, according to a study published Wednesday. That’s nearly three times the number before the COVID-19 pandemic began.
And those with a lower income, smaller savings and people severely affected by the pandemic — either through a job loss, for example, or by the death of a loved one — are more likely to be bearing the burden of these symptoms.more » Read More
Aug 26, 2020
By Katharine Hartleb
I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was too tired, but because I was too sad. It was during a time in my life when I was coping with a lot: My parents were getting a divorce, I had been in a car accident and one of my classmates died by suicide.more » Read More
On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce veteran suicide and improve mental health outcomes through improved access to care, better diagnostic tools and increased oversight of VA programs.Share this on your social networks! more » Read More
Aug 4, 2020
By Skyla Luckey
ST. PETERSBURG, FL —A new virtual book club with a focus on mental health and wellness launches Thursday through Tombolo Books in St. Petersburg.
Reading the Mind is a book discussion club facilitated by licensed clinical social worker/practitioner Lindsey Epperson.
“I think book clubs are really interesting exercises in both solitude and community, which are two things that I am really interested in,”more » Read More
July 27, 2020
By Marlena Mumma
Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was established in July, 2008 to start changing this.
Roland Behm, board of directors for the Georgia Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention addressed the access and treatment issues,more » Read More