The Real Impact of Dismissing Mental Health Disorders - Inquirer.net

Dear Joey De Leons of the world, it's time to get your education about mental health on the road. Let go of the belief that's it's not real because you don't see it. That's the nature of anything that's in your mind, it's not tangible. Also, your words ...

The Prime Minister Has Asked Me To Lead A Review Of The Mental Health Inequality In Britain - Here's Why - HuffPost UK

We've come a long way in our attitudes to mental illness since the first Mental Health Act was passed 59 years ago. Treatment for people with serious mental illness largely takes place while they go about their daily lives and live in their own homes.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 6 - Ashland Daily Tidings

I encourage you to attend the March4Hope organized by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. This annual event and fundraiser brings awareness to the impact of mental health issues in our community. NAMI provides support for families and ...

Editorial: Norfolk focuses on mental health - Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK residents are being asked to take measure of their mental health, with an eye toward personal wellness and the contentment of others in their community. It's an effort that deserves enthusiastic participation from across the city, and should ...

Commemorating Mental Health Awareness Month - Rising Sun Chatsworth

It is estimated that one in every five people are affected by mental illness. Common mental health problems include depression, stress, anxiety, abuse of drugs and alcohol. about 1 hour ago. The purpose of the mental health awareness campaign is to ...

OUR OPINION: Mental health task force valuable initiative - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

By coming together at the table and seeking to find efficiency opportunities within different institutional systems, state leaders from various areas have already taken a significant step forward in working to generate new, unique approaches to how ...

Unmasking mental health with third annual fundraiser - Airdrie Echo

The third annual Unmask Mental Health; a Halloween themed defeat depression event is just around the corner. On Oct. 7. in East Lake Park/Scout Hall, the event will raise funds to support Airdrie P.O.W.E.R. and the Airdrie Defeat Depression Campaign, ...

The disease of mental illness does not discriminate, only people do - MyStatesman.com

Patricia L. Pickles is a lifelong educational czar, author, public speaker and advocate for mental health and wellness. Posted: 12:00 a.m. Friday, October 06, 2017. Don't be surprised if, among the medical papers you are now asked to fill out in the ...

Battle with depression leads mum to new career - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Kristi Smith, pictured with eight-year-old Imogen and eight-week-old Noah, has changed her career plans after overcoming a mental health battle. Contributed. Use this content. by Francesca McMackin. AFTER Sunshine Coast university student and ...

Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha Phi Omega, and CAPS present Stigma Free Week - The Stute

Last week Phi Sigma Sigma and Alpha Phi Omega worked in conjunction with Stevens Counseling & Psychological Services to promote Stigma Free Week at Stevens\. Student Organizations and individual students were encouraged to sign the Stigma Free ...

Councillors and charities gear up for World Mental Health Day - Oxford Mail

ITS not everyday you see the leader of the county council dashing across the park, waving a piece of paper. But not everyday is World Mental Health Day (MWHD). Prior to the national day on Tuesday, mental health charity Oxfordshire Mind are urging ...

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 ...

Las Vegas shooting news: The #1 reason behind Stephen Paddock's action and a Las Vegas native's insider ... - Christian Post (blog)

Multitudes of Americans are frantically (and understandably) looking for answers and a motive behind the Las Vegas shooter's mass shooting just three days ago on October 2, 2017. Some blame guns, and some blame mental illness/psychopathy for Stephen ...

How The 'Supergirl' Cast & The "IDONTMIND" Campaign Are Breaking Down The Mental Health Stigma - Bustle

Mon-El might still be finding his way as a hero on Supergirl, but the actor who plays him is set on a path towards helping others and affecting positive change. During Mental Health Awareness week this year, Chris Wood launched the IDONTMIND campaign ...

North West Hospital and Health Service breaking down mental health stigma - The North West Star

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Counsellors embrace nature for Mental Health Awareness Week - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mental health counsellors are urging Kiwis to get an emotional health 'warrant of fitness' during Mental Health Awareness Week (October 9-15). “Our mental health has a major impact on our everyday lives and good mental health is vital to a healthy ...

Our View: Support, help is available for those with mental health issues - Rockford Register Star

Odds are you work closely with someone who has a mental illness. You're probably unaware of it because he or she has sought treatment — and treatment works. Mental Health Awareness Week comes to a close Saturday. Over the past week, four guest ...

How can we help? - Western Magazine

Julie Cunningham, Western NSW LHD, says people who have a mental health or drug and alcohol experience can provide insight into what can be done to better support people in their recovery based on their experience. Photo: Contributed. See your ad ...

Wear a onesie challenge for World Mental Health Day - KelownaNow

World Mental Health Day happens every year on October 10th. On this day each community aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and helps continue to drive forward the efforts in support of mental health. What started by Teresa ...

Attorney Shares Story After Losing 2 Loved Ones To Suicide - CBS DFW

NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – October's Mental Illness Awareness Week sheds light on those suffering in silence. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, one in five adults and teens will fight the disease. That puts them at increased risk of suicide.