Imagine for a moment a mother who moved to the United States from Guatemala to create a better life for her children. After years of hard work, she is now eligible to apply to become a permanent resident.
It’s a disturbing reality that suicide is the second-leading cause of death among teens and young adults and the tenth-leading cause of death overall in the nation today. What’s behind these troubling statistics?
Over the course of the past year, we’ve seen renewed interest from federal policymakers in curbing pharmaceutical industry marketing practices that increase drug spending for patients, taxpayers, and the health care system as a whole.
The challenges facing the mental health workforce are nothing new, but the urgency to address these challenges is growing. That was made evident during the Institute for Health Policy’s 2017 forum, Advancing Mental Health and Wellness, during which journalist and…