Mental Health

RBC Expands Global Youth Charity Program - RBC Charity Day for the Kids

* Virtual celebrations held by RBC Capital Markets employees in Canada, U.S., U.K.,France, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Barbados and Bahamas * US$5 million donated to over 50 charities worldwide SYDNEY, June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a global charitable initiative called RBC...

2021-06-17 20:00 611

New Global Addiction Recovery and Overdose Prevention App

BETTER App Available for Download TODAY VANCOUVER, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new mobile app has been developed to connect people around the world who are seeking recovery from addiction with a support community that wants to help - potentially saving lives.

2021-05-11 19:00 577

Bionomics BNC210 Expansion into Social Anxiety Disorder

* Rapid oral absorption of BNC210 novel tablet formulation ideally suited for acute treatment of anxiety in patients with Social Anxiety Disorder * BNC210 Phase 2b PTSD trial on target for start in mid-2021 with U.S. CRO Premier Research selected and clinical site identification underway * P...

2021-05-10 18:00 2422

Jolly Good and Teijin Pharma Form a Partnership to Develop VR Digital Therapeutics for Depression

TOKYO, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jolly Good Inc. ("Jolly Good") and Teijin Pharma Ltd. ("Teijin Pharma") have signed a business partnership agreement to develop VR digital therapeutics ("VR DTx") for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Together, they will promote the development of VR DTx for d...

2021-04-23 21:00 1672

Jolly Good Newly Establishes CBT VR Specialist Department with Clinical Psychiatrists

TOKYO, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Japanese medical VR company Jolly Good Inc. has recently established a specialized DTx Division to develop digital therapeutics (hereinafter "DTx") using VR and AI technologies. Logo: https://kyodonewsprwire.jp/img/202103313079-O1-CAsOT26u

2021-04-01 16:00 395

Soul App Motivates Gen Z to Help People Suffering from Mental Disorders, Injecting Young Energy into Social Good

SHANGHAI, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As a social networking platform that champions a genuine, diverse, and inclusive culture and stands for social good, Soul App has rolled out a series of events for the benefit of the public, especially the vulnerable, and continues to promote to its young u...

2021-03-05 19:00 1798

Joint feasibility assessment of Bionomics' BNC210 and EmpathBio's MDMA derivative EMP-01 treatment regimen for PTSD

ADELAIDE, Australia, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionomics Limited (ASX: BNO, OTCQB: BNOEF,Germany: AU000000BNO5) (Bionomics) today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with EmpathBio Inc (EmpathBio), a wholly owned subsidiary ofGermany-based CNS clinical development...

2021-02-17 19:00 5124

Latest Cigna International Markets Well-being Pulse Study Shows Global Populations Adapting but the COVID-19 Pandemic is Negatively Impacting People's Views of the Future

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cigna's (NYSE:CI) International Markets business has published its fourthCOVID-19 Global Impact Study. This series, which builds on Cigna's annual 360 Well-being Study, provides further insight into the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on peop...

2021-02-02 23:00 8095

Annie Grace Offers Advice for Tackling FebFest

"This Naked Mind" author shares gentle wisdom and insight  DENVER, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a break from something that isn't good for you is always a good idea. Even better when you can raise money for an important cause at the same time. In asking people to abstain from alcohol for ...

2021-02-01 04:04 1054

Almost half of working Australians say they need mental health support

Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index™ for October continues to trend well below the pre-pandemic benchmark with a decline in work productivity MELBOURNE, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today ...

2020-11-12 22:34 862

More than one third of Australian employees are less motivated at work than before the pandemic

Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index™ rises slightly in September MELBOURNE, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today released its monthly Mental Health Index™ report, making September the sixth ...

2020-10-14 05:00 1030

US researchers seeking 6,000+ participants for world's largest eating disorders genetics study

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- University of North Carolina ( UNC) researchers are seeking more than 6,000 participants aged 18 years and over, with first-hand experience of eating disorders to enroll in the world's largest ever genetic research study into three complex, devastat...

2020-10-13 17:10 1016

Alcohol Detection Anklets Showing Promise in NZ

With COVID-19, Incidents of Alcohol Abuse Reportedly on the Rise AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcohol Detection Anklets (ADA) are garnering a lot of attention in New Zealand and Australia for helping alcohol-involved clients refrain from drinking. The anklets use transde...

2020-09-22 04:24 1606

The Brain Protection Company Awarded $1M Research Grant To Pursue Novel Approach To Treat Alzheimer's Disease

SYDNEY, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Protection Company Pty Ltd, a privately-held medical device company developing novel therapies and diagnostics for Alzheimer's disease, today announced it has been awarded aUS$1 million grant from the Part the Cloud – Bill Gates Partnership Grant Pr...

2020-08-25 13:31 1414

COVID-19 and heightened attention to racism affect Australian workers' mental health and relationships

Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index™ remains steady in July at 12 points below the pre-pandemic benchmark of 75  MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today released its month...

2020-08-05 06:00 1418

CKGSB Survey Finds Key Details on Employee Mental Health during COVID-19 Lockdown

BEIJING, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Individual psychological resilience has a strong bearing on corporate resilience. The CKGSB Leadership and Motivation Research Center, led byDr. Zhang Xiaomeng , Associate Professor of Organizational Beh...

2020-07-31 21:02 3152

Australians concerned about return to pre-pandemic life and economy

Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index™ improves slightly for June with a 12-point decline from the pre-pandemic benchmark of 75 MELBOURNE, Australia, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today relea...

2020-07-06 06:00 900

Mental health scores drop among Australians experiencing reduced salaries and recent job loss

Morneau Shepell's Mental Health Index™ reveals most industry segments slightly improving from April; wholesale trade and administrative and support service workers see their mental health decline MELBOURNE, Australia, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Morneau Shepell, a leader in integrated HR soluti...

2020-06-03 06:00 884

icometrix launches its icompanion platform for people with multiple sclerosis

LEUVEN, Belgium and CHICAGO, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- icometrix, the world leader to extract clinically meaningful data from brain scans, is proud to have launched the icompanion platform and phone application for people with multiple sclerosis on World MS Day!  icompanion is a medical device...

2020-06-02 15:00 1102

icometrix launches its icompanion platform for people with multiple sclerosis

LEUVEN, Belgium and CHICAGO, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- icometrix, the world leader to extract clinically meaningful data from brain scans, is proud to have launched the icompanion platform and phone application for people with multiple sclerosis on World MS Day!  icompanion is a medical device...

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