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Selena Gomez and her mom want you to work on your mental fitness—and their company Wondermind can help

 April 19, 2024 Selena Gomez and her mom, Mandy Teefey, want you to work on your mental fitness—and their company Wondermind can help Mother-and-daughter duo Mandy Teefey and Selena Gomez started Wondermind to be a ‘mental fitness ecosystem’ aimed at tackling the mental health epidemic by making resources more accessible. BY KC Ifeanyi When Mandy Teefey … Continue reading Selena Gomez and her mom want you to work on your mental fitness—and their company Wondermind can help

Headspace begins rolling out all-in-one mental health offering following 2021 Ginger merger

  By Jessica Bursztynsky January 10, 2024 Headspace has started to integrate its mindfulness content and its clinical mental health services into one platform. The end-to-end mental health support offering comes about two-and-a-half years after the platform merged with Ginger, an on-demand mental health service. Starting this month, Headspace’s enterprise customers who have signed up … Continue reading Headspace begins rolling out all-in-one mental health offering following 2021 Ginger merger

Despite wide support, the Kids Online Safety Act will not fix the youth mental health crisis

  By María P. Angel October 13, 2023 A week ago, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren signed as cosponsor of the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA), which has a good chance of becoming law. The purpose of this bill is to address the youth mental health crisis that many attribute to the use of social media. Among other proposed measures, KOSA’s duty of care would require social media platforms to … Continue reading Despite wide support, the Kids Online Safety Act will not fix the youth mental health crisis

Americans who aren’t making this minimum salary could face ‘severe’ mental health issues

  By Sam Becker September 15, 2023 While the average American may need to earn upwards of $230,000 to feel financially secure, new data shows that those comprising the lower layers of the income strata need only a fraction of that to feel comfortable. Research from Atticus—a company that helps connect people in crisis with … Continue reading Americans who aren’t making this minimum salary could face ‘severe’ mental health issues

Mental health emerges as the fastest-growing marketplace for startups, and it’s not even close

  By Sam Becker March 24, 2023 Mental health continues to be a top concern for millions of Americans. That includes children’s mental health, which is the single most concerning topic for U.S. parents, according to recent data from Pew Research. Evidently, investors and entrepreneurs have taken notice. Mental health is prominently featured on this … Continue reading Mental health emerges as the fastest-growing marketplace for startups, and it’s not even close

Employees are lying about mental health days, but not because they don’t need them

  By Shalene Gupta December 05, 2022 Employees may need mental health days, but that doesn’t mean they want their employers to know that. Mental health app Wysa surveyed 1,000 American employees about their mental health at work post-COVID-19 shutdowns. While the majority of respondents admitted to struggling with mental health symptoms, most preferred to … Continue reading Employees are lying about mental health days, but not because they don’t need them

Many veterans struggle to hold down a job due to struggles with mental health

By Shalene Gupta November 11, 2022 For many veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, the challenges of military service don’t stop once they’ve returned home. They reenter civilian life with trauma that affects their mental health and their ability to hold down a job. All Points North, a mind-body health company, surveyed 1,000 veterans on … Continue reading Many veterans struggle to hold down a job due to struggles with mental health