APA in the News

How to find help for mental health

August 18, 2014, The Washington Post
Numerous resources exist to help individuals become educated consumers of mental health services

Fitness may help ward off depression in girls

August 7, 2014, U.S. News & World Report
The link between a higher fitness level and a lower risk for depression in middle school girls offers strategies to prevent depression in at-risk kids

Top workplaces

June 20, 2014, Washington Post
Employee survey ranks the American Psychological Association among the top workplaces in the D.C. area

The 10 best apps to train your brain

June 4, 2014, Huffington Post
Apps designed to improve psychological and cognitive functioning can help promote well-being and boost mental skills

Can stress really make us sick?

May 5, 2014, Washington Post
Research shows that while stress may not suppress the immune system, it can hamper the body’s ability to respond to infections appropriately