June, 2021

In Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal, some see a ‘wake-up call’ for sports that neglect mental health

By drwong
June 6, 2021

The Washington Post By Liz Clarke June 1, 2021 Although she has withdrawn from the French Open, tennis star Naomi Osaka this week scored a victory that athletes and advocates say will have an enduring impact by putting athletes’ mental health in the global spotlight — and sending a warning shot to the sports industry...   read more


Court Ruling in Wit v. UBH Should be Upheld, Urges American Psychiatric Association

By drwong
June 6, 2021

American Psychiatric Association Thu May 20, 2021 Managed care organizations must use medical necessity criteria and assessment tools developed by nonprofit mental health and substance use disorder specialty organizations when making coverage-related determinations.That’s what APA and seven other medical organizations told the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a friend-of-the-court brief filed yesterday...   read more


Prince Harry talks about mental health, ‘genetic pain’ and living ‘in a zoo’

By drwong
June 6, 2021

The Washington Post By Karla Adam May 14, 2021 LONDON — Prince Harry talked about inherited suffering and compared his former royal life to a mixture of being on "The Truman Show" and living "in a zoo," in his first interview since his bombshell broadcast with Oprah Winfrey in March. In a 90-minute recording with...   read more