Health and Human Services
Spurred by growing community concerns about student mental health, a program at AOS 90 places health workers in schools who can connect students to both in-person and remote therapy services.
Apple Inc. is working on an artificial intelligence-powered health coaching service and new technology for tracking emotions, its latest attempt to lock in users with health and wellness features.
Across the city of San Francisco government, teams are working in collaborative ways to improve accessibility to government services and resources to better support people with disabilities.
As programs funded by the American Rescue Plan Act come to a close, several local governments share how the funding — and the technology that helped them distribute it — helped people in their communities.
Texas would launch a new research institute for mental health and brain diseases, seeding it with $3 billion from the state’s huge surplus, under legislation that advanced in the House on Monday.
The American Chemical Society, a nonprofit chartered by the U.S. Congress, announced in March that scientists have used a nanomaterial to construct a device capable of detecting the viruses that cause COVID-19.
A new, interactive resource released today from Code for America aims to improve the online safety net benefits application processes across all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
State officials marked International Transgender Day of Visibility last week with the launch of the first version of its new centralized information hub to support transgender and non-binary constituents.
The Maine State Library has launched a pilot telehealth program with 10 libraries across the state in communities with high instances of health issues or a lack of ready access to health care or technology at home.
New York City’s new MyCity portal offers residents a single digital space to check eligibility for and gain access to city services and benefits across city agencies, starting with child care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said expanded telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic effectively reached people struggling with opioid use and contributed to lowering fatal drug overdoses.
Dallas County residents can now monitor data on pediatric asthma through an interactive dashboard, tracking how vulnerable specific ZIP codes and U.S. Census tracts are to risk factors for the chronic disease.
As the opioid epidemic continues to impact communities nationwide, New Jersey and Ohio are using data to understand how overdoses impact constituents as well as to inform their ongoing responses.
New York City started the long-awaited rollout Wednesday of an online portal where residents can apply for all city benefits and services, beginning with child care assistance.
A new number, new attention and new funding have shed light on the challenges faced by the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline as states work to increase accessibility to mental health services.
Code for America has announced the second cohort of state partnerships that will work with the organization's Safety Net Innovation Lab to rebuild and innovate in social safety net benefit delivery.