'I could feel the healing as it was happening': Dan Hill - YorkRegion.com

The artist behind such hits as “Sometimes When We Touch” and “Can't We Try” hopes his voice will impact those affected by mental illness as he shares his experiences at the May 6 High Notes Gala for Mental Health. The show combines ...

Family Service of Racine to lead mental illness campaign - Journal Times

RACINE — Family Service of Racine will lead a campaign to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. FSR has partnered with Adams Outdoor Advertising and beginning on May 1 a series of billboards ...

Mental illness in families can be a tough situation - SaukValley.com

As do many, I have personal experience with mental illness. My late father had bipolar disorder. While in college, as was common back then, he was misdiagnosed with schizophrenia. Fast forward many years later, he experienced another breakdown.

Opinion: Help break through barriers to mental health wellness - The Coloradoan

“How could anyone here be depressed?” That was one of the questions I recently heard in a small town in Colorado. A colleague and I have been traveling throughout the state to discuss mental health and substance use disorders. For all its beauty, of ...

How Often Do You Take Prayer Requests for Mental Health? - Patheos (blog)

I begin each class with prayer. I also take prayer requests. On one such occasion this year, a student asked for prayer for her mental health. I was struck by the student's courage and transparency. Rarely, if ever, have I heard someone ask for prayer ...

County supervisors to mark May as Mental Health Month - TheReporter.Com

Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Month and Solano County will join in that effort. Tuesday, the Solano County Board of Supervisors will present a resolution recognizing the month's special designation. “It provides an opportunity to ...

New mental health study reveals high suicide rates in Pasifika youth - TVNZ

Mental health workers are concerned over a new mental health study which reveals the disturbingly high suicide rates of Pasifika youth. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%.

Madison H.S. students help Y's Community Mental Health Initiative - NJ.com

Madison High School students raised awareness and funds for the Madison Area YMCA's Community Mental Health Initiative. Their $436 contribution to the Y's Annual Campaign, designated for the initiative, was the result of a T-shirt sale that was held in ...

Staff Editorial: Self diagnosis can be dangerous - The Hawk Eye

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately one in five teenagers aged 13 to 18 suffer from a mental illness; however, not all teenagers are aware of their illness. One of the causes of this phenomenon is due to self diagnosis.

Anxiety, stress, grief and other mental health concerns are on a KC conference agenda - Kansas City Star

About 250 medical and social work professionals will gather Thursday at Cerner headquarters in North Kansas City to talk about grief, anxiety, chronic pain, trauma, depression, suicide and a host of other topics that affect mental well being. The ...

The staggering number of builders contemplating suicide - and why - Birmingham Mail

A startling survey has revealed as many as a QUARTER of building workers have considered taking their own lives. Even more shockingly, the figure rises to a third of younger workers - from teenage apprentices to those in their 20s. The findings were ...

YOUNG ISLANDERS URGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON MENTAL HEALTH - Island Echo

During Mental Health Awareness Week (8th-14th May), the Isle of Wight Youth Trust will be teaming up with schools and community groups across the Island to capture a snapshot of the issues young people are facing, their knowledge of local services and ...

Mental health in Australia needs reform, not just more money: Ian Hickie - The Sydney Morning Herald

The mental health sector is plagued with ineffective programs that should lose funding, according to a leading expert. Ian Hickie, a commissioner on the National Mental Health Commission, said services suffered from poor co-ordination and did not ...

Amey MD: Is the highways sector doing enough? - Construction News

Mental health awareness and cultural understanding has changed hugely in the last few years. It doesn't seem that long ago this was an unspoken matter in our industry. Now, thanks to national campaigns and, as we have seen, high-profile people opening ...

Mental health awareness walk set for May 6 at Norwalk Reservoir - Sandusky Register

Over the past several weeks, I revisited a familiar topic regarding stigma on mental health, specifically with bipolar disorder. I see memes “Mother nature is bipolar.” I hear comments “schizoid… or crazy… or that person is so bipolar.” Those ...

Suicide Awareness Banquet - WHIZ

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The 14 Annual Suicide Awareness Banquet was held earlier this evening with this years theme being 'Suicide: One of Addiction's Hidden Risks.' Suicide Awareness Banquet. Advertisement. 00:00. /. 00:00. 00:00. Link. Copy to clipboard: ...

Helping to save lives through education, awareness and empowerment of mental illness - The Bellingham Herald

People with mental illness have many gifts to share. The history of the arts, academia and culture is indebted to people who face this challenge. These members of our families and communities are smart, creative and capable. They make a positive ...

Addressing mental health in the black community - Charlotte Post

African Americans share the same mental health issues as the rest of the population. Yet, mental health remains a taboo topic of discussion within the black community. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African ...

Friends of Mental Health holds signature event - 14 News WFIE Evansville

The Friends of Mental Health group held its signature event Thursday: The Brim and Rim. The goal of the event was to help educate everyone about the services Friends of Mental Health provides to those with mental illness and addictive disorders.

Suicide caused by mental illness - Johnston Sun Rise

I just got a call from a parent of a son I know who took his life this past week. Two friends of mine lost children in eight months. Does anyone know why? Mental illness, a disease that is not being addressed appropriately. You don't see anyone ...