Just as the internet has changed the way people communicate, work and learn, mobile technology has changed when, where and how consumers access information and entertainment. The percentage of smartphone owners who say they have ever used their phone to watch movies or TV through a paid subscription service like Netflix or Hulu Plus has doubled in recent years – increasing from 15% in 2012 to 33% in 2015.
And smartphone use that goes beyond routine calls and text messages does not appear to be slowing, according to a Pew Research Center survey of U. Among the smartphone activities measured, getting location-based information is the most universal task.
Screening is a Necessary First Step Screening improves the chances of getting treatment.If we want to reduce stigma and discrimination, we can start with an open discussion about mental health.It begins at the beginning – when problems first start. And accepting the recommendation of the US Preventive Services Task Force is a very good way to begin.The solution to our growing mental health crisis in America has been staring us in the face for some time.It’s the same solution that we’ve found for many other serious, chronic diseases.