More Black mental health workers are needed to 'tackle cultural incompetence'

A student who experienced ‘culturally incompetent’ mental healthcare has launched an initiative to encourage more Black professionals into the field. Kelechi Matthias, a psychology student at the University of Warwick, has experienced first hand what it is like to receive counselling from someone who doesn’t truly understand your lived experiences […]

To better understand aging, look at both biological and social factors

Incorporating social and behavioral factors alongside biological mechanisms is critical for making meaningful advancements in aging research, according to a USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology study. University Professor and AARP Chair in Gerontology Eileen Crimmins authored the study, which illustrated how “social hallmarks of aging” can be strongly predictive […]