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Category Archives: Mental Health

This town of 170,000 replaced some cops with medics and mental health workers. It’s worked for over 30 years – CNN

Posted: July 5, 2020 at 11:44 pm

Today, the program, called CAHOOTS, has three vans, more than double the number of staffers and the attention of a country in crisis. CAHOOTS is already doing what police reform advocates say is necessary to fundamentally change the US criminal justice system -- pass off some responsibilities to unarmed civilians Continue reading

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Donnelly: Progress on horizon for mental health – The Columbian

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Sunday, July 5, 2020 July 5, 2020 By Ann Donnelly Published: July 5, 2020, 6:01am Anew state-funded inpatient mental health facility a first for our region is proposed for a site near the Bagley Downs neighborhood south of Highway 500 and north of Fourth Plain Boulevard. The Department of Social and Health Services is seeking public input through Aug. 28 Continue reading

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Mental health strain on firefighters must not be swept under the rug – Las Vegas Sun

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Sunday, July 5, 2020 | 2 a.m. For the firefighters battling the Mahogany wildfire near Mount Charleston, July 4 was another night spent in the field and away from family. Thats the job Continue reading

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People in mental health crises need help, not handcuffs – STAT – STAT

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A mental health crisis can be a frightening thing to the individual experiencing it as well as to people witnessing it. Those in its throes need help, but all too often get handcuffs. We have seen that scenario play out from the inside and the outside. Continue reading

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Mental health myth: Mental illness is the same for people of all races – BlueRidgeNow.com

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There are many things that can put one at higher risk for developing symptoms of a mental illness: genetics, substance abuse, trauma, stress. Continue reading

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Pandemic mental health: the urgency of self-care – The European Sting

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(Melanie Wasser, Unsplash) This article was exclusively written forThe European Sting by Ms. Leigh Nathalie da Silva and Ms. Maria Catarina de Cassia Quirino, two medical students at the State University of Londrina (UEL), located in Londrina, Paran, Brazil. Continue reading

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JOHN ROSEMOND: Is there a child/teen mental health crisis? – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

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I have long maintained that the significant per-capita increase in child and adolescent mental health problems since the 1960s a 10-fold increase in suicide, for example is due to the collective embrace of a parenting paradigm that has proven itself to be not only dysfunctional but also dangerous ironically, to child and teen mental health. This new paradigm, which I term Postmodern Psychological Parenting, was cut from whole cloth by Americas mental health establishment. I was in graduate school when PPP was cobbled together, given fake scientific bona fides, and set in motion Continue reading

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Peak Wellness Center to host webinar focused on Minority Mental Health Awareness Month – Wyoming Tribune

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CHEYENNE Community experts from the Wyoming Department of Health and the University of Wyoming will join Peak Wellness Center for this months installment of the Tuesday Webinar Series. This months webinar topic and the focus of Peaks outreach all month long is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Continue reading

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Mental Health Greensboro Offers Support This Summer – The Rhino TImes

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The year 2020 has been completely uneventful and has given people nothing to stress out about. OK, so thats a complete lie. However, Mental Health Greensboro has, at least, announced some Wellness Academy summer course offerings both in-person and online that can help keep people mentally grounded in these tough times. Continue reading

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Love Island’s Belle Hassan opens up on mental health – digitalspy.com

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Love Island's Belle Hassan has opened up about her mental health struggles following her recent absence from social media. The reality star, who entered the Casa Amor villa in the 2019 summer series of the ITV dating show, recently took to Instagram to share a heartfelt post, explaining that she's had a "long hard battle" with her mental health Continue reading

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