Your Daily digest for Social Psychology Psychology Headlines Daily Digest

Article Digests for Psychology & Social Work article-digests at
Tue Aug 8 13:09:07 PDT 2023

Social Psychology Psychology Headlines Daily Digest


( Amazon City Grants Personhood Status to an Endangered River
Aug 8th 2023, 13:08

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportThe municipality of Guajara-Mirim has passed a groundbreaking law proposed by an Indigenous leader designating the Komi Memem River as a living entity with rights, ranging from maintaining its natural flow to having the surrounding forest protected. The river is now the first among hundreds in the Brazilian Amazon to be granted personhood status—a legal approach to protect nature that has made inroads in many parts of the world, from New...


( U.S. Healthcare Workers at High Risk of Drug Overdose
Aug 8th 2023, 03:12

Source: ( United Press International - Health NewsAs the United States wrestles with soaring drug overdose deaths, a large study published online Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that nurses, social and behavioral healthcare workers, and healthcare support workers are at particularly high risk. Compared with employed adults who are not healthcare workers, social workers and other behavioral healthcare workers are more than twice as likely to die of overdose, the researchers...


( APA Calls for Removal of Mental Health Questions on Law Applications
Aug 8th 2023, 03:12

Source: ( APA Press ReleasesPeople seeking to be licensed as attorneys should not be required to reveal their mental health history, including whether they have ever had a mental health diagnosis, according to the American Psychological Association. The U.S. Department of Justice has also stated that such questions tend "to screen out individuals with disabilities based on stereotypes," and has recommended removal of applicant questions about diagnoses.


( Newest U.S. National Monument Set to Be Created Near Grand Canyon
Aug 8th 2023, 03:12

Source: ( BBC News - AmericasU.S. President Joe Biden is set to announce a new national monument, preserving a vast swathe of land around the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The nearly 1 million acre Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument includes thousands of cultural sites important to indigenous peoples such as the Hopi, Navajo, and Yavapai-Apache peoples. The designation also severely limits the amount of mining permitted in the area.


Forwarded by:
Michael Reeder LCPC
Baltimore, MD


( unsubscribe from this feed
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the Article-digests mailing list