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Category Archives: Mental Health

How to Improve Mental Health at the Office – Inc.

Posted: October 12, 2019 at 11:43 pm

It's open-enrollment season--the time whenyou can change your health care plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don't use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen plan. Continue reading

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Deepika Padukone-backed mental health foundation gets ‘Breaking the Chains of Stigma’ Award, $50K cash prize – Economic Times

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NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone's The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF) has been honoured with the Dr Guislain 'Breaking the Chains of Stigma' Award for 2019 in Ghent, Belgium on Friday. Founded by the 'Piku' actress in 2015, the non-profit organisation received the award for its efforts to change the dialogue around mental illness in India. The foundation, that was selected from among a global list of nominees by the worlds leading mental health researchers and academicians, will also get $50,000 cash prize to expand the scope of its work Continue reading

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Community resources helping strengthen mental health in teens – WXOW.com

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Center Grove referendum would mean millions for mental health support – Daily Journal

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When uninsured students at Center Grove Community Schools experience serious mental health issues, there is not much the school district can do about it. But if voters pass a referendum in November, the school district will have the funding thats needed to hire additional counselors, social workers and other support staff to make sure every student gets the care they need, Superintendent Richard Arkanoff said. Continue reading

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Mental Health Should Be A Priority In Conflict Situations – Star2.com

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An ICRC psychologist (fourth from left) helps provide post-crisis pyschosocial support to a group of survivors from a village in central Mali whose fellow villagers were massacred in a violent clash between herders and farmers. ICRC October 13, 2019 Health, Mind By Star2.com Nearly three in four millennials 73% surveyed across 15 countries said that mental health needs are as important as water, food and shelter for victims of wars and armed violence. The data, taken from an Ipsos survey commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) of more than 15,000 people aged 20 to 35, shows growing awareness of the importance of mental health in conflict situations Continue reading

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New nonprofit Walt’s Waltz working with SC Universities to better understand mental illness – WYFF4 Greenville

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Susan Crooks' son Walt loved music, being outside, philosophy, and teaching science and technology at Clemson - his family called him a Renaissance man. But alongside a life full of love, she tells WYFF4 that Walt also struggled."I guess it started 20 years ago with his anxiety and depression, said Crooks, And it just kinda started to show maybe even a little before that, 13, 14, and you know I had him go to a therapist, on one point they put him on a little bit of medicine, and then we did keep seeing about it."But years of doctors, medications and other treatments didn't work for him.Walt ended his life in August. He was 35 years old. Continue reading

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Why ‘Joker’ Shouldn’t Have Relied on Mental Illness – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 7:44 am

Jokerprotagonist Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is a complex character depicted as having a serious mental illness. In addition to experiencing symptoms of depression, Fleck exhibits signs of psychosis characterized by erotomanic delusions, ideas of reference, disorganized thoughts and possible hallucinations. Continue reading

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Daughter of detective to raise mental health awareness – WCPO

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A woman in Lebanon helped organize a 5K to help raise mental health awareness years after her father, a detective with the Clinton County Sheriff's Department, committed suicide. "In the middle of the night I was pulled out of my bed and I heard sirens everywhere," Miranda Lester, said Continue reading

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Jumaane Williams pointing to right way for NYC to handle mental illness – New York Post

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Public Advocate Jumaane Williams entered office pledging to be an activist elected official who brings the voices of everyday New Yorkers to city government. Judging by his first report as public advocate, Williams appears to be fulfilling that promise Continue reading

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The Mental Health Crisis: A Crisis Of Health, Or Education? – Forbes

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Emotional education The epidemic of poor mental health which has swept the Western world over recent years has left no demographic untouched. From growing antidepressant use in over-65s and suicide rates peaking in those in their late 40s to 50% of millennials reportedly having left jobs for mental health reasons and children and adolescents manifesting with symptoms increasingly early in life, no age group is immune Continue reading

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