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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Jenny Gold

November 2016
therapist and patient

Obama task force offers steps to improve mental health coverage

by ,  /  2 November 2016

A presidential task force has made a series of recommendations and provided $9.3 million in funding to help end health care discrimination for individuals with mental health issues or addiction.

September 2016

Depression is little-discussed as women’s health issue

by ,  /  27 September 2016

Depression is twice as common in women as it is in men, yet many do not receive the help they need, in part due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues.


Parents battle for children’s mental health services at school

by ,  /  21 September 2016

One in five children in the United States have a psychiatric condition, but schools often lack the training and resources they need to give these students the support they need.