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Breaking the Stigma Around Black Men and Mental Health

Breaking the Stigma Around Black Men and Mental Health

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Police officer and mental health professional save homeless man's life - Reuters

Police officer and mental health professional save homeless man’s life – Reuters

POUGHKEEPSIE — Poughkeepsie City Police Sergeant Jason Deigan and MHA behavioral health professional Dutchess Linwood Burke, members of the police department’s BEAT program, saved the life of a homeless man Thursday night. The police department’s Behavioral Assessment and Assistance Team, known as BEAT, pairs a behavioral health professional with the police to expand intervention services …

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NAMI Montgomery Co. to organize a “Walk for Family and Friends for Mental Health Awareness”

NAMI Montgomery Co. to organize a “Walk for Family and Friends for Mental Health Awareness”

DAYTON – The National Alliance on Mental Illness Montgomery Co. (NAMI) is set to hold its 2022 Walk for Mental Health Awareness in Dayton today. The one-mile walk will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Five Rivers MetroParks RiverScape Pavilion, according to a statement. After the walk, a festival will take …

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Start conversations with students about mental health, with a simple “Hello”

Start conversations with students about mental health, with a simple “Hello”

Students at ISD Medina Valley seek to manage loneliness and social isolation. CASTROVILLE, Texas — School safety is a priority for many after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. Fortifying school infrastructure has been the goal for many. But at Medina Valley High School, students take charge of a mental health-focused effort. “‘Good …

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Bay District schools need more mental health resources

Bay District schools need more mental health resources

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (WMBB) – Mental health is an issue that is being addressed nationwide. This is also a problem within Bay District schools. The district is doing all they can to help, but they need more resources. Bay District school officials said they are seeing a crisis among students with mental health issues. “Mental …

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Veteran Outreach Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary of San Luis Obispo Veteran Mental Health Services Expansion |  News channel 3-12

Veteran Outreach Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary of San Luis Obispo Veteran Mental Health Services Expansion | News channel 3-12

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — The San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department’s Veterans Outreach Program, dedicated to improving access to mental health services for veterans, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a Celebration Saturday. The celebration honors the growing accessibility to mental health services in the veteran community. It also celebrates the progress made by …

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Lowcountry expert discusses importance of mental health screenings

Lowcountry expert discusses importance of mental health screenings

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – A Lowcountry expert has addressed the importance of mental health screenings after a new recommendation from a national organization. This week, the US Task Force on Preventive Services released draft statements recommending screening for anxiety in adults under 65. This is the first time this recommendation has been made. “My …

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San Antonio nonprofit honored by Bon Appetit magazine for its mental health work with hospitality workers

San Antonio nonprofit honored by Bon Appetit magazine for its mental health work with hospitality workers

Joel Rivas, founder of the Saint City Culinary Foundation, addresses a group. Courtesy Photo / Saint City Culinary Foundation” class=”uk-display-block uk-position-relative uk-visible-toggle”> Courtesy Photo / Saint City Culinary Foundation Joel Rivas, founder of the Saint City Culinary Foundation, addresses a group. The Saint City Culinary Foundation of San Antonio and its Heard mental wellness program …

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Andy Grammer says prioritizing mental health is not a form of weakness

Capital Concerts/Capital Concerts via Getty Images Andy Grammar is known for being the good guy in the music industry, but he admits he sometimes has mental health issues – and says it’s perfectly normal. Speaking to Healthline, the “Fresh Eyes” singer said the pandemic has forced him to take a hard look at how he …

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