The event will spotlight the ongoing support group for Black and brown students, “Our Voices Matter,” led by graduate students Marquietta Green and Randy LaMons
Chronic stress that changes the function of a tiny group of neurons known to be important to energy homeostasis in the body as well prompting us to pick up a fork when we are hungry may contribute to depression.
Jags Live Well, an initiative of the Dean of Students Office, has launched new mental health resources on its website.
The Medical College of Georgia, along with the Augusta chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host a Facebook Live event called Hope for the Holidays on Dec. 21. The event will feature speakers, giveaways and information on mental...
On the site, students can apply for aid, report online learning needs, donate to students in need and more.
Augusta University wants to ensure its students have the support they need to facilitate their holistic wellbeing, wherever they are right now.
Sophisticated brain imaging, like an MRI, has limited applicability in assessing a defendant’s sanity, investigators say.
There appears to be an unhealthy synergy between mental illness and prostate cancer, and researchers are working to dissect the relationship by first assembling the largest dataset ever of veterans with either condition or both.
“As a future mental health educator, it is incredibly important to normalize the struggles that so many students experience," says clinical and counseling psychology graduate student Megan Bigham. "But if you aren’t a psychology major, you may not...
Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and particularly people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, investigators report.
Augusta University’s Dean of Students Office invites the campus community to “Light the Path” to raise awareness for suicide, honor those who have lost their lives to suicide, and remind AU students of the mental health resources available across...
“Today’s generation of college students is more knowledgeable and more open to talking about their mental health concerns,” said Director of Student Health Services Dr. Robert Dollinger.
When someone is depressed and having suicidal thoughts or their depression treatment just isn’t working, caregivers might want to check to see if they have obstructive sleep apnea, investigators say.
Access to the internet is often viewed as a positive feature for communities, but could higher levels of internet connectivity impact the mental health of a community? Dr. William Hatcher, director of Augusta University's Master of Public...
Graduate student's Capstone Project exploring whether there is a connection between emergency room visits for mental health and daylight saving time is published.
Dr. Xin-Yun Lu and her team have found inactive SIRT1 in the prefrontal cortex. Activating it may help turn classic symptoms of depression around, particularly in males.
MCG study published in Journal of Homosexuality shows twice the number of poor mental health days as the general population.
New study sheds light on reducing recidivism for those found guilty by reason of insanity.
Augusta University Health System will discontinue inpatient behavioral health services June 30.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Anxiety disorders are estimated to affect approximately 30 percent of people in the United States. Despite this prevalence, access to care can be a challenge. Many to seek help from their primary care provider rather than a mental...