Summary: Study – ADHD is a risk factor for other mental health issues

  • Name: Nancy Schimelpfening Healthline
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Healthline
  • Deadline: 1:00 PM EST – 9 September

Query: A study has found that ADHD is a risk factor for other mental health issues such as major depression, PTSD, anorexia nervosa, and suicide attempts. Seeking commentary on:

  1. Why might ADHD be a risk factor for these other disorders?
  2. What can people with ADHD do to lower their risk for these other mental disorders?

Requirements: Mental health experts

Summary: Sleep and mental health

  • Name: Vanessa Ling Helpguide
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Helpguide
  • Deadline: 3:00 PM EST – 9 September

Query: I need help with the following questions;

  1. How can insomnia affect mental health and vice versa?
  2. What are the biggest benefits of a good night’s sleep?
  3. What are the long-term effects of poor sleep on mental health?
  4. What are the options for people with mental health concerns and insomnia?
  5. What are some products that people with insomnia can invest in to improve their mental health?

Requirements: Seeking mental health or sleep experts to comment on the connection between mental health and sleep (MD, PhD, LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LMSW, NP, ND, etc.)

Summary: Child/Family Psychologist with Expertise in Social Media Effects Needed for Story on Viral Fame

  • Name: Jared Bilski The Washington Post
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: The Washington Post
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 9 September

Query: I’m writing an article for The Washington Post’s On Parenting section about kids who became momentarily “famous” online and what parents can/should do to protect them during their viral moment. I’m looking for a few quotes/responses from family or child psychologists and/or professors with expertise in social media (2-3 questions).

Requirements: PhD, PsyD or expert in social media safety for children

Summary: Childhood Cancer and Mental Health – MD/Psychologist needed to comment

  • Name: Jamie Smith Yahoo
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Yahoo
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 9 September

Query: A recent JAMA Pediatrics study showed that childhood cancer survivors are more likely to develop depression, anxiety, and other psychotic disorders than their healthy peers. I’m looking for mental health professionals to answer the following questions;

  1. Why do childhood/young adult cancer survivors have mental health struggles in the years after treatment?
  2. What are the most common mental health issues you see in the years following treatment?
  3. Do the types or severity of mental health disorders vary by age or type of cancer/treatment?
  4. What can parents/doctors do to treat these mental health struggles?
  5. Can anything be done during treatment to help prevent mental health issues from developing later?
  6. What is the treatment for those who develop mental health struggles after childhood cancer?
  7. What is the mental health impact of childhood cancer on parents and siblings?
  8. Anything else you would like to add?

Summary: Looking for a phycologists or experts in mental health for professional opinion

  • Name: Viktoriia Khutorna The Wall Street Journal
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 9 September

Query: Looking for phycologists or experts in mental health to give their professional opinion on the following:

  1. How does anxiety influence people’s mind and body?
  2. Why do some people react to making mistakes worse than others? How do you change your attitude towards making mistakes?
  3. Share tips on how a person can take care of themselves in terms of mental health when learning a language. For instance, practice only with people who won’t shame them for making mistakes.

Requirements: Mental health professionals

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