U.S. task force proposes anxiety screenings for most adults

With recent polls showing high levels of anxiety and depression amongst Americans, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USTF) has proposed depression screenings for all adults and anxiety screenings for those under 65 not experiencing recognizable symptoms.  The proposed measure intends to identify early signs of anxiety and depression in Americans who may not be … Read more

‘It was so dark’: Tennis star Nick Kyrgios opens up on mental health struggles | CNN

CNN  —  Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has opened about the mental health issues that he has battled throughout his career, saying he struggled with drug and alcohol abuse and also self-harm. The enigmatic Australian, whose on-court outbursts often make him a divisive figure among tennis fans, has always been candid about his complicated relationship with … Read more

Alexi Pappas has a complex relationship with depression. This is how Olympian deals with the ‘metaphorical scratch on your brain’ | CNN

CNN  —  Olympic distance runner Alexi Pappas describes herself as an “extremely motivated person,” and it would be difficult to disagree. She is not only a professional athlete, but a filmmaker, actress and writer who lives with her husband Jeremy and their pug Bernini in Los Angeles. Her social media is overflowing with photos of … Read more