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May is Mental Health Month! Mental health is a big deal. For centuries, largely disregarded and under-attributed as a vital factor in overall health, so-called “mental hygiene” was first taken seriously in the early 1900s. It’s been more than a hundred years since this revelation in health, but mental illness sufferers, whether their afflictions are… Read More »
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Over the next several weeks, we will be recapping some of the exceptional webinars that the NNLM/SCR has hosted over the course of 2019. If you would like to access an archived version of this webinar as well as all the others we have hosted this year, please click here. In case you missed it,… Read More »
America’s Health Rankings® is an annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. It is produced in a partnership between the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association. It has many dimensions that you can explore, but since May is Mental Health Month, we’re examining Frequent Mental Distress, which refers to the… Read More »
National Suicide Prevention Week will take place September 9th-15th. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and September is National Suicide Month. One way you can raise awareness around the risks of suicide is by joining others around the world as they cycle around the globe to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. According… Read More »
Have you ever been in a situation where a friend or family member seemed to be experiencing mental distress and you didn’t know how to help? Do you wish you knew more about mental illness and how to identify signs and symptoms? Then a Mental Health First Aid training might be right for you! The… Read More »