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Combatting Loneliness Is One Step Toward Solving the Mental Health Crisis, Surgeon General Says in N.H. Visit – The Boston Globe

Read article – President Sian Leah Beilock convened all seven living U.S. surgeons general for a high-level discussion of the nation’s mental health crisis. “The issue of mental health really has become a national concern, not just a national health concern, but it’s become an economic concern. It’s become a national security concern. It is fundamentally impacting the fabric of society,” Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said.

People in Their 20s Aren’t Supposed to Be This Unhappy – The New York Times

Read article – Features President Sian Leah Beilock; Lisa McBride, associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; and David Blanchflower, a professor of economics, in a column about Dartmouth’s focus on mental health and wellness under President Beilock’s tenure. Dartmouth is hosting a panel on mental health that will bring together Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, and his living predecessors, the first such summit since an event at Johns Hopkins University in 1998.

Seasonal Trends in Diabetes Care Through Glucose Data – Tech Explorist

Read article – Features comments by Andrew Crawford, an assistant professor of medicine, in an article about a study looking at diabetes management by Temiloluwa Prioleau, an assistant professor of computer science. “Personalizing diabetes management is a big question,” Prioleau said, “and by studying each person’s unique data, we can work towards achieving the best outcomes for them.”

Technology Fueled America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis, But It Can Help End It – The Washington Post

Read article – President Sian Leah Beilock writes an opinion piece about the intersection of the youth mental health crisis in the U.S. and technology usage. Throughout the piece, Beilock references the work of Lisa Marsch, a professor of psychiatry and biomedical data science, and Andrew Campbell, a professor of computer science, and notes that the seven U.S. surgeon generals will congregate at Dartmouth to discuss the mental health crisis. “Beating the mental health crisis will require meeting kids where they are—on their devices,” President Beilock writes.