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

Adding a pop of color to the kitchen

March 20, 2014, Chicago Tribune
Consumer demand for colorful kitchen appliances takes into account functionality, aesthetics and how the product affects the owner’s mood

Cashing in on kindness

March 19, 2014, Newsweek
Creating workplace culture of kindness can boost productivity and the bottom line

Great workplaces for your mental health

March 7, 2014, Forbes
APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards recognize employers who promote employee well-being through wellness programs and workplace culture

Same-sex marriage bans are under heavy fire

March 4, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
Local and national groups, including Republican politicians and science associations, file briefs challenging states' laws banning same-sex marriage

Can women succeed without a mentor?

March 4, 2014, Forbes
Factors like the dual demands of family and career responsibilities and fear of competition limit the prevalence and effectiveness of women mentoring women