Health Behavior and Health Education

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LGBTQ+ People in Kenya Urgently Need Mental Health Support

New research from Gary Harper

There's an urgent need for culturally appropriate mental and physical health services for sexual and gender minorities in Kenya, says a University of Michigan School of Public Health researcher Gary Harper. Read more

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Research Looks at Intervention Methods for Youth Living with HIV

New research from Rivet Amico

Over a million teenagers and young adults in the US live with HIV, and they make up over 20% of all new HIV diagnoses each year. We spoke with Rivet Amico, associate professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, to learn more about a study she is leading to improve health and well-being among youth living with HIV. Read more

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Anxiety, Depression Reached Record Levels among College Students Last Fall

New Research from Justin Heinze

Last fall, college students reported their highest levels of depression and anxiety of any prior semester, according to the University of Michigan Healthy Minds Study, an annual web-based survey looking at mental health and service utilization among undergraduate and graduate college students. Read more