Monthly Archives: May 2022

The Senate HELP Committee introduced the FDASLA, which includes a provision for the mandatory list of products

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) formally introduced FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements Act (FDASLA) on Friday, May 27, 2022. Previously, the Senate HELP Committee released its discussion draft. FDASLA is legislation that would reauthorize user fee agreements for prescription drugs, generic drugs, biosimilars, and …

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Sanity Recovery Ranch is not covered by Tennessee BlueCross

The suicidal teenager has named her new baby ‘Clarabelle’. Meredith Oest, 16, cares for Clarabelle three times a day, feeds, cleans up after and plays with the calf as part of her treatment program at Discovery Ranch for Girls, a 66-acre campus with 24-hour supervision on 24 for teenagers. Rural …

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Gauteng Health MEC concerned about number of fires in healthcare facilities

No casualties were reported after staff managed to extinguish the fire. FILE: 18 patients and one body had to be transferred to other areas of the hospital as a precaution. Image: Provided JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi says while a police investigation into Monday morning’s fire at Steve …

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Stop stigmatizing mental health by blaming it for mass killings

Anyone who can kill a child at point-blank range with an AR-15 clearly doesn’t have the typical mental capacity. This does not mean that the murderer has a mental health disorder. Trish Zornio (Photo by Holly Hursley Photography) Make no mistake, America has a mental health crisis. Based on 2020 …

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Former state police chief hands over logs to committee investigating Ronald Greene’s death

The former Louisiana State Police superintendent turned over his handwritten work logs to a legislative committee investigating allegations that soldiers deliberately concealed the death in custody of Ronald Greene in May 2019. The president of the House, Pro Tempore Tanner Magee, who leads the committee, confirmed receipt of the reviews …

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BC Company Opens Canada’s Largest Licensed Psychedelic Mushroom Growing Facility

BC-based company Optimi Health has harvested its first culture of psilocybin mushrooms at its Health Canada licensed facility in Princeton, BC, positioning itself as a major player in the booming psychedelic industry. The $14 million business includes two 10,000 square foot facilities with a combined total of 10 grow rooms …

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Viviane Khounlavong: yoga, meditation help to cope with mental health – La Tribune

Our society may have become more open and comfortable with discussing mental health, but there is still a stigma around the actual management of anxiety and depression. It’s a very healthy first step to admitting and accepting your emotional triggers, but it’s another step to learning how you need to …

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Reviews | Kevin McCarthy’s cover-up of Trump’s January 6 coup plot has become much more alarming

Placeholder while loading article actions Let’s make this clear from the outset: a top legislator who is actively working to scuttle full accountability in a violent insurgency does not have to play a potentially decisive role in the process by which the next presidential election is brought to its formal …

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Older Arkansans face mental health challenges during COVID 19 / Public News Service

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, Arkansas health officials are reminding seniors of available resources, as the social isolation of the pandemic has hit them especially hard. According to a study, one in four seniors nationally reported anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Tammy Alexander, …

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Sweeping changes to VA medical facilities across America on hold due to missing candidate

The Veterans Assets and Infrastructure Review Board has just eight months to finalize its report on the fate of hundreds of hospital and clinic closures across the country, recommendations that could reshape veterans’ care. veterans in America for decades to come. But they haven’t even started their work. The commission …

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Senate panel wants to scrap in-person requirement for virtual mental health

OASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators working on mental health policy has proposed removing a requirement that would have restricted seniors’ access to services via telehealth, they announced Thursday. Congress made access to telehealth mental health services permanent for seniors in 2020, but there was a catch — seniors …

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The Richmond Observer – NC Parents’ Bill of Rights heads for first committee hearing

RALEIGH — A “parents’ bill of rights” will get its first committee discussion Wednesday morning in the North Carolina Senate. Senate leaders in the NC General Assembly outlined the measure at a Tuesday night press conference, saying it establishes the right of parents to request information about what their child …

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Elevating Wellness Summit Raises Awareness of Mental Health in the Workplace

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE)– Feeling stressed at work? The Elevate Wellness Summit took place Tuesday at the Grand Wayne Convention Center where the summit addressed issues regarding mental health and addictions in the workplace. The Elevate Summit is the first of its kind in Fort Wayne, where nearly 86 participants …

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Construction underway for a new health facility

LATHAM, NY (NEWS10) – A new, state-of-the-art medical arts complex is coming to Latham. Community Care Partners has partnered with CDPHP to create ‘Wellness Way’, the largest private healthcare facility in the Capital Region. Representatives from Community Care Physicians PLLC (CCP), CDPHP, City of Colony and Columbia Development Companies held …

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Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin on mental health Talking saved my life

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has made just 17 league appearances this season with a quadriceps injury and a broken toe. Emma Simpson – Everton FC/Everton FC via Getty Images Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin says this season has been one of the toughest times of his career, adding that telling those close to …

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The Syracuse Police Reform Committee touts a work in progress. “I’m really proud of my city”

Syracuse, NY – Police officers in Syracuse now have access to a phone-based language app for communicating with non-English speakers. They can summon mental health professionals to the scene when they need help dealing with people in crisis. And soon, they will receive training on the history of racism in …

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County commission moves forward with central mental health receiving facility

Commissioner Ken Cornell introduces a motion to move forward with the Central Reception Facility BY JENNIFER CABRERA At the end of the line : The county commission voted to move forward with a brick-and-mortar central mental health intake facility, co-located with Meridian Behavioral Health Services. They’ve budgeted $500,000 from their …

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DBSA Honors Mental Health Awareness Month

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) West Virginia hosted an open house Saturday for Mental Health Awareness Month. The DBSA offers many different resources for people struggling with mental health issues, in which they are: Free meetings Family support Support for veterans Free literature Depression Support Bipolar …

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Why this CMO revealed his mental health issues to his team

When I took on a marketing manager position at a new company a few months ago, I wasted no time talking to my employees about my issues with anxiety and depression. The results have been tremendous. To introduce myself, I organized “ask me anything” sessions. More recently, I made one …

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Giuliani interviewed for hours by the committee 1/6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, who as an attorney for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the US Capitol, a person familiar with the interview said on Saturday. The interview with …

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Lake Oswego High champions mental health awareness with ‘LO Kick Back’

LAKE OSWEGO Ore. (KPTV) – Brotherhood and belonging, Jordan Taff had both. “You might think you know what’s going on, but you really don’t,” said Jordan’s mother, Anna Taff. Anna and Rich Taff are in their seventh month of mourning the loss of their youngest son. “Living life and moving …

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Start of construction of the new fire training center

Crews have officially begun work on the brand new state-of-the-art fire training station on Tinker Drive. The fire department, mayor, construction crews and local leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, May 19. “We didn’t mention when we said we were going to act quickly,” said fire chief Shane Edwards. …

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MENTAL HEALTH: Step Up, Idaho

At 22, I was heavily addicted to opiates, homeless, unable to hold a long-term job, disowned by my family, and unable to care for my daughter. I also had undiagnosed bipolar disorder. On January 1, 2014, I was admitted to the Chemical Dependency Unit at Kootenai. Since then, I have …

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Bill to shut down Aliso Canyon gutted by Senate Appropriations Committee

For immediate release Sacramento, California — In an eleventh-hour reversal, the California Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 1486, the bill to shut down SoCalGas’ Aliso Canyon storage facility, after rigging it with numerous amendments undermining the effectiveness of the bill. Among the victims of the bill are the 2027 shutdown …

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Serenity Oaks Addiction Treatment Center Joins Mental Health Awareness Month

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Although not often talked about, mental illness represents several of the leading causes of disability in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five adults (about 53 million) in the United States over the age …

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New study provides insight into 340B pharmacies amid market upheaval

Results show predicted growth for on-site community health center pharmacies AMARILLO, TX, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The already complex process of managing 340B pharmacies has become even more difficult for community health centers (CHCs) with 16 drugmakers limiting discounts to contracted pharmacies, including some extending to federal beneficiaries, and …

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Strike by Kaiser mental health providers

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The National Union of Health Care Workers said Kaiser Permanente’s 47 full-time mental health care providers are scheduled to strike first thing Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The union said 266,000 people had Kaiser Permanente as medical coverage in Hawaii. “None of us wanted to do this,” said …

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Senior Committee set to celebrate ‘A Moment in Time’ with class of 22 at Seniors Luncheon – The Bark

The theme for this year’s Seniors Luncheon is “A Moment in Time”. This will be a good opportunity for seniors to remember not only the past year, but also their overall high school experience with prepared speeches and a video from the 2021-2022 school year. Photographs, past and present, will …

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Where are WA’s long-term care facilities at, 2 years into COVID and amid a ‘whole new crisis’

Inside a Bellingham nursing home, life seems a bit closer to normal compared to the past two years, although workers at the 122-bed facility still feel like they are in crisis mode. The North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center is no longer locked, so visitors can enter and see loved …

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Casting Out the Stigma, Israel’s First Mental Health Expo Runs Monday – in English

The first mental health exhibition in Israel will take place on Monday – in English and tailored to the needs of Anglo-Saxon immigrants. the one day event in jerusalem includes briefings and panels aimed at giving members of the public tools to understand and navigate Israel’s mental health provisions. “The …

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The Recorder – Greenfield School Board Approves Recording Sub-Committee Policies

GREENFIELD — After a heated conversation among its members, the school board voted to order the administration to “make reasonable efforts” to tape subcommittee meetings and adopt a script-reading practice at the start of meetings – under the Open Meetings Act – who asks if anyone else in the audience …

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Recover Virginia seeking partners for Recover Fest 2022

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – The organizers of Recover Fest 2021 continue to address the meth and opioid crisis in Virginia through the work of their community-focused nonprofit organization Recover Virginia. The team successfully hosted two events last year at Lexington in Hulls and Recover Fest 2021 at Staunton st Sunspots …

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Lawyers say Lori Vallow may have to return to a mental health facility | Idaho

Although murder defendant Lori Vallow-Daybell is not giving up her right to a speedy trial, she realizes that delaying her trial for three months gives her lawyers more leeway in preparing her case. “If the court moves her track from October 11, 2022 to January 9, 2023, she understands this …

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Georgian filmmaker releases short film about mental health

ATHENS, Ga. Pamela Perrine has been making short films since moving to Watkinsville about six years ago, and now her latest effort is available to the public on YouTube. “The Journeyman”, which Perrine directed and wrote, has already screened at four film festivals. One of the reasons she wants the …

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Ohio County Admits Election Errors in GOP Executive Committee Race | News, Sports, Jobs

SANTORINI WHEELING — Ohio county election officials admit an error occurred regarding magisterial district lines and a contest for a seat on the county’s Republican executive committee. Ohio County Attorney Don Tennant released a statement on Friday acknowledging that the county failed to notify up to …

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McLean County Council approves mental health action plan update, but postpones vote on solar wind farm

McLean County Council on Thursday approved its updated mental health action plan, after postponing the vote for a month, to allow more public comment on the document. The updated version covers the next three years. The plan, first adopted in 2015, is designed by the county’s Behavior Health Coordinating Council. …

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Urgent care clinic opens in Jacksonville

David CL Bauer, Editor May 12, 2022Updated: May 12, 2022 3:07 p.m. An artist’s rendering depicts the Memorial Care urgent care clinic slated to open in February in Jacksonville. Memorial Health / Provided A new urgent care clinic is coming to Jacksonville next year. Memorial Health said construction is beginning …

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Svitolina wants better mental health protection for juniors

FILE – Elina Svitolina of Ukraine returns a shot to Leylah Fernandez of Canada during the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in New York. In a moving interview with The Associated Press, Ukrainian tennis player Elena Svitolina said Russian and Belarusian players should …

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Committee for Health Care Protection: Wisconsin doctors slam Sen. Ron Johnson’s vote against WHPA and his opposition to abortion protections

Doctors say Women’s Health Protection Act would shield patients’ health from state bans as Supreme Court threatens Roe v Wade MADISON — Doctors today criticized U.S. Senator Ron Johnson for voting against the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would have protected the federal right to access abortion care. Much-needed and …

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Craig McLachlan tells court he was admitted to a mental health facility after sexual assault allegations

Actor Craig McLachlan has collapsed during his defamation trial, revealing he was admitted to a mental health facility after the media published allegations that he sexually assaulted his colleagues. Key points: McLachlan told court his only social activity for a long time was shopping for his elderly mother in costume …

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3 VA mental health counselors kept their jobs after starting relationships with patients, watchdog says

Three mental health counselors were allowed to continue practicing at a veterans medical center in Danville, Ill., after officials knew they had formed inappropriate relationships with patients, the lead investigator found. the VA. One counselor had a baby with a former patient and another continued to live with a former …

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Washington universities are struggling to meet the mental health needs of all of their students. here’s why

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. David, …

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District 65 Program and Policy Committee Reviews Draft Strategic Plan

Ilana Arougheti / Daily Senior Employee The Joseph E. Hill Education Center. The program and policy committee discussed updates to the District 65 strategic plan during a meeting Monday. Deputy Superintendent LaTarsha Green offered updates on the new Evanston/Skokie 65 School District draft strategic plan at Monday’s Curriculum and Policy …

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Nao Medical to Open New York Flagship Healthcare Facility in Dutch Kills – QNS.com

A new medical facility will open in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City on Tuesday, May 10, offering free COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters, as well as free monoclonal antibody infusion treatments to all patients for the day. Nao Medical, formerly known as Statcare, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony …

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Dove Springs will soon have a full public health center

Monday May 9th, 2022 by Willow Higgins After years of hard work, the Dove Springs neighborhood will finally get full service public health facility. The project, which is financed by a 2018 bond measure, be a hub for the surrounding community, offering a number of resources in one place, including …

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10 ways to improve your mental health at work

Mental health in the workplace has become a top priority. Getty The pandemic, inflation, political unrest and many other stressors have made workplace mental health a top priority. In Mind Share Partners’ 2021 Workplace Mental Health Report, the authors found that mental health problems, unsurprisingly, increased over the previous two …

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John Eastman Raises MAGA Money for Stymie January 6th Committee

GiveSendGo, the Christian Right’s version of GoFundMe, is a leading platform for Jan. 6 defendants seeking help with legal bills related to the Capitol insurgency. “QAnon Shaman” Jake Chansley raised $13,000; Oath Keeper founder Stewart Rhodes raised (a surprisingly modest amount) $12,000; Proud Boy frontman Enrique Tarrio raised $113,000. But …

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A center to deal with the mental health crisis is preparing to open in autumn in Birmingham

Workers gutted the ground floor of an ordinary office building on the outskirts of Birmingham, exposing the beams, wiring and concrete floor of the space that will soon house the city’s fourth mental health crisis center the state. The facilities, which were announced in 2020 and 2021, will operate around …

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A man from CNY prison commits suicide, buried without his family’s knowledge. They win a $1.5 million lawsuit

Marcy, NY – The family of an inmate who died by suicide at a Central New Work prison has been awarded $1.5 million after a wrongful death lawsuit against the state. In May 2016, the father of 22-year-old Lonnie Lamont Hamilton, an inmate at Marcy Correctional Institution, was worried. He …

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Nashville pastor pleads for mental health awareness after brother allegedly killed by roommate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Nashville pastor is pushing for changes in mental health policies after his brother was brutally murdered. Metro police say Howie Bryant’s roommate, 53, beat him to death. Pastor N. Curtis Bryant explained that this was a phone call he could never have prepared for. Early …

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Antigo Unified School District Full Committee Meeting Agenda for 10/5/22

ANTIGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTTUESDAY, MAY 10, 6:00 p.m.ANTIGO HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA TECH ROOM 210-41900 TENTH AVENUE *ENTER THROUGH DOOR 26*ANTIGO, WI 54409This meeting can be accessed remotely via live stream at: https://youtu.be/B38kqGwREcg 2. new business A. Board meeting/legislative report VS Introducing the National Skills USA Competition D. Scottish Ironworker Quotes …

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Empower Field Hosts Mental Health Support Event

DENVER (KDVR) – Children’s Hospital of Colorado and its participating partners are hosting a free special event on Friday, May 6 to help address mental health issues among Colorado’s youth. According to the hospital, a record number of patients have sought mental health help. In 2022, they found a 47% …

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Water Resources Development Act Passes Senate Committee, Kennedy Wins Louisiana – Press releases

WASHINGTON — The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) with key provisions for Louisiana that Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) negotiated successfully in the bill. The 2022 WRDA package now awaits a vote in the full Senate. “With the crucial provisions we negotiated …

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WOW! radio forum to explore mental health during the pandemic

WOW! radio forum to explore mental health during the pandemic Dr Joshua Jones, Chief Medical Officer of the Olympic Medical Center, offers “What has the pandemic taught us about mental health? », a free WOW! Working on the Wellness Radio Forum from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 on KSQM 91.5 …

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Briar Cliff receives $2 million grant from EDA

May 3, 2022 Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the award of a $2 million US Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant. As recipient, Briar Cliff will create the Interprofessional School of Health and Supportive Sciences™, a center for training health workers, by renovating Toller Hall and expanding the …

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CASETiFY Launches Works In Progress Collection In Support Of Mental Health Awareness

The Works in Progress collection invites the CASETiFY community to tap into their emotions and embrace being a ‘work in progress’, constantly growing and evolving with designs made for everyone. The accessories in the collection also serve as tools for self-expression and little reminders to note that they are not …

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Westerly school board and teachers’ union agree 3-year contract | West

WEST — The school district’s most senior teachers will receive a 2% pay increase in the first year of a new three-year contract and 1.5% raises in each of the final two years of the agreement. Members of the Westerly Teachers Association, the union that represents educators who work in …

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“Raise your voice for mental health” walk raises awareness

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) – The Merrill High Schools Raise Your Voice Club is raising awareness about mental health through its second annual “Raise Your Voice for Mental Health” walk. The Raise Your Voice Club is a student-led organization that aims to raise mental health awareness, advocate for change, and share …

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Broadday attack leaves ‘strange feeling’ in downtown Tulsa, says hotel manager still on sick leave | Local News

On a cold afternoon in downtown Tulsa, the hotel manager noticed a homeless man talking to guests as they unloaded their luggage outside the Hampton Inn & Suites. The sidewalk was busy and the hotel was full with a concert that night at the BOK Center, just a block from …

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Gardener’s Guide to Mental Health

I am a therapist and I want to correct a misconception about therapy. There seems to be a broad assumption that our internal world and our external world are two separate things. When we’re struggling with depression, anxiety, or burnout, we often want to analyze ourselves, correct our thinking, or …

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