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Terrell J. Starr on treating journalists as human beings - Columbia Journalism Review

Journalism is years behind other professions in how it deals with trauma. So this week, coinciding with Mental Illness Awareness Week, CJR is publishing a series of stories from members of the journalism community who've dealt with mental health ...and more »

Mental health support can help students making tough transition to college - Dallas News

The popular hashtag is all over the social media platform, denoting tweets on experiences and concerns about mental health conditions. Its goal is to demystify mental illness, promote open conversation and encourage people to seek support. But for many ...and more »

Should You Take A Mental Health Day? 9 Reasons To Give Yourself A Break From The Workplace, According To Experts - Bustle

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for ...and more »

Students are not fragile flowers – we must care about their mental health - The Globe and Mail

Michael Wilson is the chancellor of the University of Toronto and the chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Santa Ono is the president and vice-chancellor of the University of B.C.. One in five Canadians – regardless of age, ethnicity or ...and more »

Mental health: How Alabama is responding - Montgomery Advertiser

Herb Maloney was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was 23. Now 68 and living independently, he has found ways to give back to a community who helped him. He shares his story, here. Kym Klass / Montgomery Advertiser. 636427161157144409-beshear02.jpg ...and more »

Does anyone know what mental health is? - OUPblog (blog)

The concept of mental health lives a double life. On the one hand it denotes a state today universally valued. Not simply valued but newly prioritised by governments, hospitals, schools, employers, charities and so on. Expressions such as “mental ...and more »

Black mental health should not rely on churches - UT The Daily Texan

Religion can be a source of strength for the black community, but it can also be detrimental when used to fix a serious mental health problem. The ratio of whites seeking help in comparison to blacks that are suffering is disproportionate and only ...and more »

“We Have The Right To Fall”: Famous Black Women Open Up About Their Struggles With Mental Health - MadameNoire

There are so many events and holidays these days that many of us probably don't keep up with the ones that are truly important. That includes Mental Illness Awareness Week, which takes place the first week of October. While many of us go through our ...and more »

Paul Ryan's 'mental health' focus is a sham - CNN

David M. Perry is a freelance journalist covering disability rights, history and education. He writes regularly at his blog: How Did We Get Into This Mess? Follow him on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) On Tuesday ...and more »

Fight Against Stigma Of Mental Illness Is A Joint Production - Huffington Post Canada

The notion that people with mental illness can act as community educators is a radical but relatively novel idea. 10/05/2017 14:18 EDT | Updated 10/05/2017 15:32 EDT. This week is Canadian Mental Illness Awareness Week, with numerous events occurring ...and more »