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4 Ways To Destigmatize Mental Health At Work

August 31, 2020 By Alice Boyes Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/aliceboyes/2020/08/31/4-ways-to-destigmatize-mental-health-at-work/#1c4b5f8be49d In any month, about 18% of people in the workforce are experiencing a mental health condition. Depression and anxiety are the most common. Many … Read more

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Bodycam footage shines light on mental illness

September 2, 2020 By Vic Micolucci News 4 JAX https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2020/09/02/bodycam-footage-shines-light-on-mental-illness/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A new policy that allows for a quicker release of body camera footage capturing police shootings in Jacksonville … Read more

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was … Read more

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U.S. Senate Passes The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Improvement Act

8/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/U-S-Senate-Passes-the-Commander-John-Scott-Hannon-Veterans-Mental-Health-Improvement-Act On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce … Read more

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The close relationship between sleep and mental health

August 4, 2020 Written by James Kingsland Fact checked by Hannah Flynn, MS Medical News Today https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/sleep-and-mental-health Not getting enough sleep skews our ability to regulate our emotions. In the … Read more

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Mental Health and Substance Use State Fact Sheets

Jul 10, 2020 KFF https://www.kff.org/statedata/mental-health-and-substance-use-state-fact-sheets/ The coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic downturn have taken a toll on mental health for many people, with over 30% of adults in the U.S. now reporting … Read more

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An Open Letter In Response To The President’s Executive Order On Safe Policing For Safe Communities

7/17/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/An-Open-Letter-in-Response-to-the-President-s-Executive-Order-on-Safe-Policing-for-Safe-Communities Today, NAMI, in partnership with CIT International and other national organizations working in mental health and policing, released an open letter responding to President Trump’s June 16th executive … Read more

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Why We Need More Culturally Competent Therapists

Jul 10, 2020 By Sebastian Martinez NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Why-We-Need-More-Culturally-Competent-Therapists I am a Latinx (a person who is ethnically from a Latin American or Caribbean culture) living with co-occurring mental health conditions. … Read more

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How To Nurture Your Child’s Mental Health

Jun 8, 2020 By Sam Baker KERA News https://www.keranews.org/post/how-nurture-your-childs-mental-health Parents usually keep watch on their child’s physical health. But they may not pay as much attention to mental health unless … Read more