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Jan

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Effects of Severe Weather on Behavioral Health

Posted by on January 31st, 2017 0 comments

A recent SAMHSA newsletter article discusses the impact of severe weather on mental health. The piece includes some “disaster mental health tips” and links to resources to help communities develop “thoughtful approaches that consider behavioral health preparations and responses to severe storms and other disasters.”

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, Public Health

Jan

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SHEC’s Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Mental Health in Ethnically Diverse, LGBTQIA and Youth Groups Webinar The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide last fall 2015. The guide was comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 regional health equity councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

Jan

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SHEC's Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Mental Health in Ethnically Diverse, LGBTQIA and Youth Groups Webinar The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide last fall 2015. The guide was comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 regional health equity councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

Dec

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Coping with the Holidays

Posted by on December 21st, 2016 0 comments

Sometimes the holidays can be very stressful. Here are some resources from the MedlinePlus Health Topics pages that can help you cope. Mental Health and Stress National Center for Complementary and Integrative: Health Relaxation Techniques https://nnlm.gov/bhic/qsvc Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health: Good Mental Health https://nnlm.gov/bhic/ykmf  National Center for Complementary and… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health, Public Health, Websites

Dec

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MedlinePlus: Your Source for Making and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on December 19th, 2016 0 comments

In addition to health topic pages on mental and physical conditions, MedlinePlus has numerous resources for improving one’s overall wellness. The Mental Health page has advice on letting go of grudges, managing your anger and “cultivating contentment.” Are you looking to ways to drink less? Check out the Alcohol and Alcoholism pages. Do you want… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Nov

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Holiday Mental Health texts from MedlinePlus

Posted by on November 17th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has launched a MedlinePlus text messaging campaign on Holiday Mental Health: Anxiety, Depression, and Stress. Users that sign-up for the campaign will receive 3 text messages per week through the holidays on mental health support, such as managing anxiety, coping with depression, and preventing stress during the holiday season. Users… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News

Nov

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Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families webinar from SAMHSA

Posted by on November 16th, 2016 0 comments

SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Resources, Innovations, and Partnerships: Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families Tuesday, November 22, 2016 1:30pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/9lrz Research has shown that military and veteran children are particularly resilient, especially when provided with the right tools, activities, and support. This webinar will… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Veterans Resources, Webinars

Nov

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Healthy You: Teen Depression

Posted by on November 7th, 2016 0 comments

This month’s Healthy You column from the American Public Health Association focuses on Teen Depression. The consumer-friendly article can be downloaded in English or Spanish, easy-to-read or as a podcast. APHA encourages reuse and printing of the Healthy You columns to share at health fairs, on bulletin boards and in other venues. Teen depression: It’s… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health

Nov

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New Webinar Series to Examine Science-to-Service Pipeline in Psychology and Psychiatry

Posted by on November 4th, 2016 0 comments

In November 2016, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit, the Delaware Project (DP), and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) will launch a webinar series examining the science-to-service pipeline in psychology and psychiatry. “As the webinars will showcase, there is a need for pathways to understand mechanisms… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Webinars

Sep

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NBCC Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

Posted by on September 8th, 2016 0 comments Tags:

The National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation has several scholarships and fellowships available for students enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. The application deadline for these opportunities is October 31, 2016. 2017 NBCCF Rural Scholarship 2017 NBCCF Military Scholarship 2017 NBCCF Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Addictions)  2017 NBCCF Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Mental Health)

Posted in: Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

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