mental health

Health authority discourages out-of-town travel

Health authority discourages out-of-town travel

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria has three positive cases of COVID-19, which means the county remains under mild community transmission status and Phase II of our response to this COVID-19 crisis.…

YouTube burnout is real; creators are struggling to cope

For eight years, Kati Morton, a mental health expert, has used YouTube to discuss sensitive issues ranging from eating disorders to anxiety. But Morton's own well-being took a hit from the demands of her work on the platform.

Study outlines birth control pills' effects on teen girls

Teenage girls who use birth control pills are more likely to cry, sleep too much and experience eating issues than their peers who don't use oral contraceptives, according to a recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Psychiatry.

Healthy diet improves depression in young adults, study says

Not only did eating a healthy diet for three weeks improve depressive symptoms in college-aged young adults, but those who continued the diet for three months kept their improved outlook on life, according to a small randomized trial on diet and depression.