Mental health

Researchers study the mental health of postgraduate students during the static managements of the Covid-19 pandemic

Newswise — A team of researchers has undertaken a study of the mental health of postgraduate students during the static management of the Covid-19 pandemic. They determined that when students received high-level social support, it reduced stress, anxiety, and depression caused by static management. The results of their research are …

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Triad Colleges Offer Mental Health Help

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — People facing some of their darkest moments have made more than 20 million calls to the Suicide and Crisis Hotline since 2005. In 2021, the number was the highest ever with more than 2.5 million calls. Church raises money for Davidson County school lunches after unpaid …

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University rolls out early warning to track mental health on campus – The Oberlin Review

The Counseling Center and Office of the Dean of Students have rolled out a wellness and support app called Early Alert. The service, which includes a weekly check-in, informs users of resources on Oberlin’s campus to aid in the general well-being of students. “Early Alert is a once-a-week text message …

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Professors aim to have open communication about mental health – Iowa State Daily

Falling behind in class due to burnout, personal difficulties, or lack of motivation is not uncommon among students. When sanity declines, so do grades. A study in the 2020-2021 school year revealed that more than 60% of students meet the criteria for at least one mental health disorder. Among others, …

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New tool helps employers assess how well they support mental health

The Northeast Business Group on Health has launched a new tool Thursday to help employers determine if their company is providing adequate mental wellness support to their staff. The survey tool, called the Well Gauge, asks participants a series of questions divided into four sections: communicating a commitment to mental …

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Keans Mental Health Fair

By Ja’Bria Lester | Posted on November 3, 2022 Life as we know it could have a big impact on our mental health and affect anyone, especially students. The older we get, the more responsibilities we have to take on, whether it’s with school, family, bills, or even our personal …

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Mental health and crime, and Ukraine

Reduce crime with mental health help What’s happening to our world? Man convicted of killing two puppies needs help [“Man gets 1 year for beating 2 puppies to death,” News, Oct. 27]. If a person could beat two helpless puppies to death, can they function normally in society after their …

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Assessment identifies mental health and substance use as ongoing concerns in Grand Forks community

Oct. 29—GRAND FORKS — Mental health, addictions and transportation are among the top ongoing concerns of community members in Grand Forks and Polk counties, according to the most recent Community Health Assessment published in Grand Forks. The assessment, released last week by Grand Forks Public Health, Altru and the UND …

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New mental health resource in Longwood | Features

Think about it… has there been anything that has been stressing you out lately or making you feel anxious or depressed? If so, download the brand new interactive self-help app at Longwood. WellTrack is designed to help you understand your mental health and provide you with the help you need …

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Judge calls for another mental health assessment of man shot dead by Portsmouth police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Andre Rawls suffers from arm and leg pain every day; his family lives in emotional pain. Rawls, now 20, spent a month at Sentara Norfolk General where doctors treated him for five gunshot wounds to his right arm and both legs. Months later, family members say …

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Study used to better understand student mental health

Quinnipiac University administrators are conducting an online study to understand stuimprove mental health and well-being and help better understand needs on campus. Associate Dean of Student Affairs for Health and Wellness Kerry Patton, along with a team of researchers from the University of Michigan, sent an email Oct. 12 to …

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Officers clash with mentally ill man on Edgewood Ave. – Action News Jax

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident involving an officer in the 2000 block of West Edgewood Ave. JSO reports at 4:45 p.m. that officers responded to a call about a man with mental illness. Upon arriving at the scene, the suspect fired five rounds from …

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Mental health summit highlights growing student needs

Health experts call it a crisis. “People who may not have struggled before entering college can really struggle to make the transition,” said Elizabeth Byrnes, a student at Siena College. Middle school students struggle to maintain good mental health. “Some other issues still linger from the pandemic,” Byrnes said. “I …

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North Carolina Police Department Now Handles Mental Health Calls Differently

CHARLOTTE, NC — When someone calls 911 for an emergency, police departments are now tasked with determining how to respond if the call centers around a mental health crisis. North Carolina police departments are putting more emphasis on mental health awareness by changing the way they respond to mental health …

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Bears place great importance on mental health and well-being

Wiley points out to players that things like focus, confidence and managing anxiety are real skills they can possess. “The good thing about when something is a skill is if you can identify your area of ​​improvement and develop a process to improve, then things can improve over time,” Wiley …

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Spotlight on Mental Health | News, Sports, Jobs

Above: Clubhouse manager Darek Olson stands in front of Upward Bound’s collection of resources. Upward Bound is located at 104 E. 5th St. in Fairmont. FAIRMONT – Last week was National Mental Illness Awareness Week, and during the week clubs affiliated with the South Central Community …

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About the CNN/KFF mental health survey

CNN — The CNN/KFF Mental Health Survey is a joint project of CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation designed to assess Americans’ perspectives on mental health and mental health care in the United States today. Surveys were conducted by SSRS from July 28 to August 9, 2022 with a random …

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The power of brief therapies in mental health

Last year, a survey by the American Psychological Association found demand for psychotherapy had increased dramatically since the start of the Covid pandemic, with 68% of therapists saying their waiting lists had grown longer and more than 40% saying they were unable to keep up with the request. But help …

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SCDHHS and UofSC team up for youth mental health

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the University of South Carolina to create the School Behavioral Health Academy (SBHA). The program will prepare teachers and staff of Caroline from the south schools on how to support the mental health of …

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Young people’s mental health was declining in the United States long before Covid-19

Share on PinterestNew research highlights the growing scale of the youth mental health crisis in the United States and how parents can help. Sally Anscombe/Stocksy Recent research suggests that the mental health of children and adolescents in the United States is in decline. Although the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to this …

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Mental Health and Recovery Award Recipients Recognized | News, Sports, Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Council honored this year’s Mental Health and Recovery Award winners at its annual recognition luncheon Thursday at the Tyler History Center. This year’s recipients included individuals and organizations from across the Valley who work to help meet the mental …

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How to increase stress resilience and improve mental health in your organization

The world we live in today is a lot more stressful than it used to be – and that might not change anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest and global tragedies are just some of the factors that are weighing heavily on our society. Two in three adults (67%) …

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US health task force calls for routine screening for anxiety in adults

In a nod to the country’s pressing mental health crisis, an influential group of medical experts is recommending for the first time that adults under the age of 65 be screened for anxiety. The draft recommendations, from the US Task Force on Preventive Servicesare designed to help primary care clinicians …

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No deal yet as Kaiser mental health workers strike lasts month | New

The Mental Health Parity Act, Senate Bill 221, took effect in July and requires health insurers to provide return appointments for mental health and substance abuse patients no more than 10 days after a previous session. The American Psychological Association recommends weekly therapy for people with depression — double that …

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Mental health impact on state park, SUNY police call

The global prevalence of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s taking its toll on the police guarding state parks and universities. Members of the State Police Benevolent Association are responsible for rescuing those in need in state forests or campuses. Sometimes …

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March for Mental Health Awareness Saturday in Ithaca – The Morning Sun

The second annual Jamie Sanders Walk for Mental Health Awareness will take place in Ithaca on Saturday. The walk will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Ithaca High School trail, but a number of other activities will take place throughout the day beginning at noon. These …

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Group educates Temple athletes about mental health – The Temple News

Morgans Message President Natalie Demasi (left) and Vice President Peyton Rieger (right) are fighting to overcome the stigma around athlete mental health. | NEWS FROM THE TEMPLE / COUNT KUFEN September 4-10 was National Suicide Prevention Week across the country, allowing organizations to speak out about the challenges people with …

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Climate change will not spare our mental health

You could say that I am a bit of an expert on disasters and their consequences. As the medical director of one of the country’s 28 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams for 20 years, I was deployed across the country to help deal with disasters, both natural and d …

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Art of Being ME Exhibit Encourages Conversations About Mental Health | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — The Art of Being ME exhibit, presented by the Burrell Foundation in collaboration with artist Randy Bacon, opened to the public on Friday. “This exhibit provides an opportunity to show the community that mental illness is not a particular demographic. And it’s not a particular socio-economic status,” said …

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Navigating the World of Online Mental Health Awareness

You browse your social media feed and navigate to the content you recommend. A specific video appears, where the creator describes a list of symptoms that leads him to conclude that he suffers from depression. What’s odd is that these symptoms sound a lot like things you experience every day. …

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Afghanistan war veterans need more mental health help

August 30 marks the anniversary of the disastrous US withdrawal from Afghanistan. For the approximately 3 million veterans who served in the global war on terror, discussing the subject still engenders visceral anger. It is difficult for them to reconcile the events of the past year with the noble missions …

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First Responder Mental Health Support

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – Fatal car crashes, like the one that happened last weekend, are traumatic for all family, friends and even first responders. Here in Lawton, first responders can find help managing their mental health from an Oklahoma-based nonprofit. Often, first responders run out of adrenaline when they arrive …

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UK partners with Talkspace to expand mental health efforts

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (August 29, 2022) — As a new semester begins at the University of Kentucky and we welcome our largest freshman class, Student Success works to increase student access to mental health services. In a unique new partnership, the university joins forces with Discussion area, a confidential and secure …

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Mental Health: How to Cope with Stress and Improve Mood

If you happen to be house hunting – or exploring a new apartment – a study in the newspaper Building and Environment says you’d do very well to pay attention to window size and placement. It’s a mental well-being issue, and it’s no small feat, as people continue to pull …

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Talkspace provides parents with back-to-school mental health and wellbeing advice in ‘Mental Health Progress Report’

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the American Academy of Pediatrics declares child and adolescent health a “national emergency”, one of the leading online behavioral health companies Discussion area (NASDAQ: TALK) is offering parents and caregivers a free audio webinar, developed by clinicians with insights into delivering mental health services to 13 school …

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BetterHelp launches scholarship for students studying mental health

10 students will receive $10,000 to use for the next school year About 122 million Americans, more than a third of the population, living in an area where there is a shortage of mental health professionals. In fact, to fill these gaps, the United States needs more than 6,000 more …

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Nearly 38,000 mental health appointments miss vital 72-hour window | Psychiatry

Almost 38,000 life-saving follow-up appointments with mental health patients were missed when they were most at risk of suicide, the Royal College of Psychiatrists said. The medical profession has called for ‘urgent action’ to ensure more people are seen for follow-ups within 72 hours of being discharged from hospital care, …

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Newly opened Alliance Center in Stamford provides mental health resources for new mothers

Left to right: Jessica Vanderberg, Mayor Caroline Simmons and Carolyn Kagan at the Alliance Center opening celebration. Photo by Justin McGown. A The ribbon cutting hosted by the Stamford Chamber of Commerce on August 10 celebrated the opening of the Alliance Center, a facility dedicated to providing the mental and …

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Psychology majors study mental health in students – Susquehanna University

August 17, 2022 John Monopoli, Assistant Professor of Psychology National headlines reporting deteriorating student mental health highlight the challenges many students are currently facing. Emma Piel ’23 and Andrew Jacques ’23, both graduates in psychology, spent their summer with John Monopoli, assistant professor of psychology, studying the socialization of emotions …

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WC Health expands mental health services to reach more minorities

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – A recent partnership is helping Health WC reach more Nevadans. Minority communities, including people of color, LGBTQIA, and immigrant families, face unique mental health challenges. From limited availability and affordability to cultural stigma, discrimination and lack of awareness. “There are cultural biases and a lack of …

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An Interfaith Discussion on the Role of Religion in Mental Health | Kiowa County Press

Human relationships can help people through difficult times. fizkes/iStock/Getty Images Plus Emilie Costello, The conversation and Thalia Plata, The conversation Religious leaders often try to support the people they serve during difficult times. This supporting role has been particularly important in recent years as the nation grapples with a pandemic, …

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Medicaid changes could give school mental health services a big boost

As the founder of a public boarding school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sarah Broome saw Medicaid as a logical way to pay for much-needed mental health services for students. Many Thrive Academy students came from low-income families and had histories of trauma. Broome wanted to bring in social workers and …

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Report warns of child mental health ‘pandemic’ | News, Sports, Jobs

Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press First Lady Jill Biden speaks with, from left, youth mental health leader Ayanna Kelly, youth mental health leader Juan Acosta and actress and mental health advocate Selena Gomez during the White House Conversation on Youth Mental Health on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the …

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Schlossberg appointed to Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health | The Valley Register

Commission to oversee $100 million in mental and behavioral health funding statewide HARRISBURG, August 8 – State Representative Mike Schlossberg today announced that House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton has named him the Democratic caucus representative to the Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health. The commission will allocate the $100 …

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Why guilt and shame can keep women away from peace

Nathalie Dennis | Guest columnist There’s a lot of violence in the news these days. We are bombarded with social unrest, gun violence and political problems. Due to inflation in the prices of food, gasoline and the cost of living, anxiety is at an all-time high. Despite the challenges we …

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The Confess Project helps barbers and black men talk about mental health

Black men are discussing mental health more than ever. While some are still hesitant to speak up, one organization is helping black men open up in a familiar place: the barbershop. The Confess Project partners with barbershops to help black men and boys talk about the issues they face. Craig …

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Nursing students support women with addiction and mental health issues – Jagwire

In the third semester of the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Clinical Nurse Leader, students take a course called Integrated Healthcare: Population Health. In this class, students are grouped together and work with a local organization on their semester project. Organizations vary, but all groups work …

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‘Living Undeterred Tour’ leads a mental health mission across the Carolinas and the country

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – The moment Jeff Johnston launched the “Visit without being discouraged” Bus in Greenville, he had already traveled thousands of miles across the country to raise awareness and funds for mental health. The tour began in Johnston’s home state of Iowa after his personal journey of …

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How does race impact mental health? New U. hire to explore, bridge disparities

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute and the University of Utah Department of Education announced a new hire to explore racial disparities in mental health services as part of a broader collaboration. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The Huntsman Mental Health Institute and …

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How Dr. Bronner Came to Offer Psychedelic Therapy as an Employee Mental Health Benefit

Family-owned soap company Dr. Bronner’s is offering a new health care benefit to its employees: ketamine-assisted therapy. Since the company rolled out the policy in January, at least 30 employees have used mental health profit, which represents about 10% of the company’s workforce, according to CEO David Bronner. Ketamine is …

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How the 988 National Mental Health Crisis Hotline Works in Northeast Ohio | The sound of ideas

President Joe Biden has declared mental health a national crisis. Rates of anxiety and depression that had been rising over the past decade have accelerated dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic. Many experts say there’s a greater need for behavioral health specialists right now than ever before, and some people looking …

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WHEELER — It’s time to modernize our approach: Mental health awareness

SSerious mental illnesses are the second leading cause of disability in the United States. Colorado ranks last when it comes to need for care versus access to care for adults. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of mental illnesses has increase 25%, globally, leading to an unprecedented …

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Paddy Pimblett tackles stigma surrounding men’s mental health after UFC win

Editor’s Note: If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts or emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 988 or suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Paddy Pimblett may have recorded an impressive win over Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night in London, but Saturday’s showdown was emotional …

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counties can contract private companies for emergency mental health transportation

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) — A new state law could make it easier to transport patients in mental health crisis to a treatment facility. The new law amends Michigan’s Mental Health Code, which was enacted in 1974. Since then, it has required law enforcement to transport patients requiring treatment for a …

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Alabama Warmline expands to 24/7 access to prevent mental health crises

The National Suicide Hotline moved to its new number 988 on Saturday to begin helping unprecedented numbers of people facing mental health crises. But the Alabama Warmline, a program of Wings Across Alabama, works to avert crises before they happen by providing a way for all people to speak to …

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Wysa secures $20 million to meet global mental health demand with AI Digital Therapeutics

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wysa, the leading digital AI platform for mental health, today announced it has secured $20 million in funding. Wysa will use this capital to further expand into the US, UK, India and other global markets with enterprises, payers and providers, as well as improve usability through multilingual support and …

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‘Donald’s’ mental health ‘deteriorates’ even further under attack, says Mary Trump

Donald Trump’s psychologist niece said on Friday the drumbeat of damning information against the former president from the ‘compelling’ January 6 House Select Committee hearings was having a painful impact on his already ‘deteriorated’ mental health . And he’s probably making everyone around him more miserable than ever because of …

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Disturbing details about Fabian Gonzales case could impact jurors’ mental health

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — All eyes are on the trial of Fabian Gonzales, one of three known suspects in the murder of 10-year-old Victoria Martens. Cindy Schossow of Albuquerque has been following Victoria’s tragic and brutal death from the start. Now she is watching closely as Gonzales’ trial unfolds. “Every day …

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Are you suffering from a mental health crisis? Dial 9-8-8 from July 16 for help – Greeley Tribune

I was nine years old when I started having suicidal thoughts. However, it wasn’t until I was 30 that I was able to get professional help. Mental health is an issue I struggled with for a long time, and when things got really tough for me – when I felt …

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Q&A: OHSU Assistant Professor Dr. Jane Zhu Says Oregon Mental Health Provider Directories Are Full of ‘Ghost’ Providers – State of Reform

Dr. Jane Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine. Zhu is the lead author of a new OHSU study on the Oregon Medicaid Mental Health Provider Directories, which found that 6 of the 10 network providers listed are not actually …

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Mother-daughter duo hold mental health awareness event in Raleigh :: WRAL.com

By Adam Owens, WRAL presenter/reporter Raleigh, North Carolina “We’re all going through it right now. Kashinda Marche said so many problems these days can attack our mental health. “The mass shootings, the casualties and the deaths, the pandemic,” Marche said. “We just have a problem on top of the problem.” …

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NY plans to open 12 mental health and addiction crisis centers in 2023 | Policy

Two state agencies have issued a request for proposals to create 12 new Support Crisis Stabilization Centers for New Yorkers in mental health or addiction crisis. The state’s Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports want to open three centers in New York City and one …

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Wrong decision jeopardizes mental health coverage for millions of CT scan patients

At a time when more than 28% of Connecticut adults are reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression — up from 19% two years earlier — the nation’s largest insurer is threatening to impede access to much-needed mental health care. This decision in the Case of Wit v. United Behavioral Health …

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Opinion: San Diegans with mental health issues forgo treatment due to high cost

A customer walks down a pharmacy aisle. Photo by Mark Buckawicki via Wikimedia Commons Rising health care costs continue to put treatment out of reach for vulnerable communities in San Diego and across California, including many people living with mental health issues. Healthcare providers are reporting an increase in anxiety, …

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Therapy dogs play role in police mental health

Therapy dogs play role in police mental health Imagine the emotional toll of other El Monte police officers after the deaths of two of their own. Therapy dogs were brought in to help support the grieving department, says Gil Escontrias, founder of Blue Line Dogs LA. Imagine the emotional toll …

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Howell Alliance to host mental health first aid training for young people

HOWELL – The Howell Alliance for Substance Use Prevention and Mental Health Awareness will host a Mental Health First Aid Certification Training Session for Youth from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 13 at Municipal Building, 4567 Route 9 North. Mental Health First Aid for Youth has two goals: …

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Creating Space for Mental Health Challenges in the Metaverse – WWD

LONDON – Is there room for compassion in the metaverse? Simon Whitehouse thinks so. The fashion executive and founder of a creative collective called EBIT believes the metaverse can function as an oasis for people with mental health issues, a safe, non-commercial space to connect, learn and create. “My utopian …

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TPCHD Launches Youth Mental Health First Aid Project

There are several ways to look at the situation. On the one hand, it’s heartening to see so many young people in Pierce County comfortable talking about the importance of mental health, defying the decades of stigma that have followed experiences of depression, anxiety and even suicidal thoughts. On the …

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VA studies psychedelics as mental health treatment for veterans

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has launched clinical trials to study the effectiveness of psychedelic drugs, including MDMA and psilocybin, as a treatment for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction and other serious mental health problems. Building on previous research that has shown the potential of psychedelics …

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Attorney General holds public hearing into mental health crisis

State Attorney General Letitia James and her office on Wednesday heard calls from a litany of health care advocates calling for greater action to address serious mental illness across the state. “There is no doubt that New York is in the midst of a mental health crisis that has only …

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Riverside County to Receive $103 Million State Grant for Mental Health and Addiction Services

Riverside County will receive more than $100 million in state grants to help provide services and housing options for people with serious mental health or addiction issues, Governor Newsom’s office announced Monday. A total of $518.5 million in grants has been awarded to several counties to provide treatment beds for …

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As more wildfires rage, concerns grow for mental health of survivors – The Hill

The story at a glance Wildfires are among the most devastating natural disasters, in part because of their tendency to recur in specific geographic areas. Compounded by climate change, wildfires have become more frequent in recent decades, wreaking havoc on vulnerable rural communities and first responders. But improving access to …

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Summer heat leads to mental health issues

By CJ Vetter COUNTY OF HAYS – As summer begins, many look forward to a relaxing time and warm weather. Others, however, may find it difficult to adjust to new temperatures and schedules. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) warns that mental illness can be particularly difficult to detect …

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San Jose mayor calls for new officers for specialized mental health response unit

San Jose mayor calls for new officers for specialized mental health response unit City of San Jose leaders are seeking to make permanent a program that pairs mental health professionals with police officers. The unit tries to defuse what can be tense interactions and can lead to better outcomes for …

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mental health breakfast was a success | Letters

As co-chairs of the Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center-UnityPoint Health Breakfast on May 13, we were overwhelmed with community support with a record 700 attendees. Susan Rollinger has opened up about meth addiction and the death of her brother Matt. Such a powerful tribute. Keegan Morrisey bravely opened up …

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Mansfield man remains in mental health facility after insanity defense

Mansfield man found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2007 shooting Larry Evans Jr. will remain confined to a state mental health facility with no additional privileges. Judge Phil Naumoff released the decision Thursday in the Richland County Court of Common Pleas after reviewing a report from a psychiatrist …

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AI for Behavioral Health Goes Stronger with Ontrak-Eleos Partnership

What you should know: – Eleos Healtha behavioral health technology company and Ontrak Health (NASDAQ: OTRK), a healthcare company are partnering to integrate their respective AI platforms to support behavioral healthcare for Ontrak members.– Ontrak specializes in serving the most vulnerable members of the behavioral health population who would otherwise …

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Plan to keep the police away from mental health calls

INDIANAPOLIS — The city’s black clergy have called on Indianapolis to stop sending in police when people are experiencing a mental health crisis. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Randal Taylor said he agrees officers aren’t always needed for calls related to drug addiction or mental illness. Even Mayor Joe Hogsett has …

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Dunwoody Police bring in mental health expert for 911 calls

DUNWOODY, Ga. (CBS46) – The Dunwoody Police Department is the latest law enforcement agency to bring in mental health experts to respond to 911 calls with their officers. They hope to be able to better serve people struggling with mental health issues in the community with this addition. “We are …

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Lumberton school emphasizes preventative mental health

LUMBERTON, NC – Dominique Brooks has worked as a mental health counselor at Tanglewood Elementary School for the past eight years. It’s a job that she says has become increasingly difficult. What do you want to know School districts, cities and state leaders grapple with how to prevent school shootings …

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