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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 ...and more »

Suicide: How construction is waking up to the challenge - Construction News

More construction workers take their own lives than in any other industry. Now companies are finally starting to tackle the issues that lead people to suicidal thoughts. So what must your firm do? “Traumatised.” That is the only word Gordon Jessiman ...and more »

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 ...and more »

A quarter of building workers have considered suicide, reveals survey as stressful environment takes its toll -

One in four building workers has considered taking their own lives , a shock survey has revealed. And the figure rises to a third of younger workers - from teenage apprentices to those in their 20s - according to the industry-wide study. One in six of ...and more »

Public health ignores men's suicide - Winnipeg Free Press

Depression in men is far more likely to be deadly, partly because of the strong stigma men attach to professional care of any kind. Hey there, time traveller! This article was published 27/4/2017 (292 days ago), so information in it may no longer be ...and more »

Carillion CEO: What contractors must do on mental health - Construction News

The figures revealed by the Construction News mental health survey are both startling and worrying. Behind every number, there is a person. Someone who works alongside us, a close colleague, a line manager or a supplier who we may feel we know. While ...and more »

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

Dancers from Ballet Jorgen performed at last year's High Notes Gala for Mental Health. This year's gala is May 6. - Phil Shepherd photo. Mental illness has played a huge role in Dan Hill's life. The artist behind such hits as “Sometimes When We Touch ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »