Arkansas Senate OKs ban on treatments for transgender youth

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Senate on Monday approved banning gender confirming treatments for minors, sending the governor a restriction on transgender youth that has been criticized by medical and child welfare groups. The majority Republican Senate voted 28-7 in favor of the legislation. If the bill is enacted […]

Colorado bill would allow civil action on past sexual abuse

DENVER — Randy Kady says he was in first grade when his teacher began molesting him during class. Kady, now 54, says his teacher sat him on his lap to “look over” his work. The teacher slipped his hands down the 7-year-old’s pants while other students at his Aurora, Colorado, […]

Adverse Mental Health Symptoms Related to COVID-19 Remained High 6 Months Into Pandemic

(Reuters Health) – As of September 2020, the prevalence of adverse mental health symptoms remained high among Americans, a new survey finds. Rates of suicidal ideation, substance abuse, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in August and September were elevated above prepandemic estimates, especially among survey participants under age 65, […]