Mental Health

Stanford lineman Branson Bragg to retire from football, citing concussion and mental health issues

Stanford lineman Branson Bragg to retire from football, citing concussion and mental health issues

Stanford offensive lineman Branson Bragg, a multi-year starter, will retire from football due to persistent symptoms of a concussion and other mental health factors. Bragg, a senior from Texas, posted on Twitter that he had “long-term” and “intense” symptoms stemming from a concussion he suffered during Stanford training camp. He also cited mental health factors …

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Opening of a new homeless shelter with accessible mental health resources in the Midway District

Opening of a new homeless shelter with accessible mental health resources in the Midway District

A new 150-bed homeless shelter opened Monday in the Midway District. The Rosecrans Shelter had been a work in progress for months and is now ready to not only house homeless people in San Diego, but also provide them with access to meals, restrooms, showers, air conditioning, washing machines washing, security and storage spaces for …

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Sam Fender cancels shows to take care of his mental health

Sam Fender has canceled a number of upcoming shows and announced he was “taking time off on the road” to deal with his mental health, after admitting he was “exhausted” from touring. The 28-year-old singer-songwriter from Newcastle posted the announcement on Instagram, saying it would be “completely hypocritical” of him to advocate for a discussion …

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Winners Announced for Oshkosh PD Mental Health and Wellness 5k

Winners Announced for Oshkosh PD Mental Health and Wellness 5k

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oshkosh Police Department has announced the winners of its 5k event which recently took place in Wisconsin. “Our goals are to provide our officers, non-sworn personnel and law enforcement families of the Oshkosh Police Department with mental health and resilience support, education, training and awareness. “said the registration website. Officers …

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Opening of a new homeless shelter with accessible mental health resources in the Midway District

Opening of a new homeless shelter with accessible mental health resources in the Midway District

A new 150-bed homeless shelter opened Monday in the Midway District. The Rosecrans Shelter had been a work in progress for months and is now ready to not only house homeless people in San Diego, but also provide them with access to meals, restrooms, showers, air conditioning, washing machines washing, security and storage spaces for …

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Forgotten role of community psychology in the treatment of mental illness | Letter

As a semi-retired clinical psychologist, I find it depressing that the article by Dr. Sanah Ahsan (I’m a psychologist – and I believe we’ve been told devastating lies about mental health, September 6) seems so groundbreaking. During my training in the early 1980s, a module entitled “community psychology” was part of the curriculum and addressed …

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Who Should Try Ketamine Therapy?  What does it do?

Who Should Try Ketamine Therapy? What does it do?

Ketamine is an anesthetic used to put humans and pets to sleep, and it’s a favorite of partygoers looking for a psychedelic high. Now it’s also the subject of huge interest as a fast-acting treatment for depression and other serious mental health conditions. Despite all the buzz about ketamine’s therapeutic potential, people are still confused …

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