Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: Access to Mental Health Care

Building an Intersectional Psychology of Economic Class

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Innovative research methods and interventions could address socioeconomic disparities in academic achievement.

Making Peer Counseling Radically Accessible

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I imagined a world in which anyone can hit a button on their phone and be connected with a compassionate and empathetic listener, 24/7. So in 2019, I founded Peer Collective. Today, there are 30 peer counselors on the platform offering 30-minute counseling sessions for just $14.

Expanding Mental Health Care Beyond Adding More Psychiatrists

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From STAT: Although many people believe that we need to train more psychiatrists in order to increase access to mental health care, there is no...

Study Finds Racial and Class Discrimination in Psychotherapy

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Are psychotherapists less likely to accept patients that are working class or black? According to a new study from the American Sociological Association, the answer is yes. The study, published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, found that therapists in New York City were less likely to offer appointments to patients who were black or lower working-class.