Tag Archives: mental health

The paradox of how antidepressants are tested

Hugh Davies explains that the key rules for experiments on people are set out in the Declaration of Helsinki. “Although the primary goal of medical research is to generate new knowledge, this goal can never override the rights and interests of individual research subjects,” he says. Based on this, the …

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From then to now for the LGBT community

Twenty years ago, Jenny Bell was living “in the closet” as a married man with three children. Bell felt quite lost in a community that lacked accessible resources, education, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. In 2002, Perceptions was launched. providing education, resources, networking and advocacy …

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WHO responds to growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

March 3, 2022 – The World Health Organization has called on senior officials involved in the Russian invasion of Ukraine to ensure access for the delivery of essential medical, surgical and trauma supplies to help the Ukrainian people and refugees in neighboring countries. A shortage of oxygen, insulin, cancer therapies …

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Philly AIDS Thrift awards over $300,000 in grants for HIV prevention and support

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Philly AIDS Thrift (PAT) and Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room recently awarded $300,035 in grants to 27 organizations and initiatives in the Delaware Valley that provide HIV prevention, care and support services. To date, PAT management has donated $3.6 million to community organizations. …

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Nick Kyrgios opens up about suicidal thoughts and self-harm

Sydney- Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he had suicidal thoughts, abused drugs and harmed himself during a dark time in his life in 2019. The controversial crowd supporter, who won the Australian Open doubles title last month, posted a lengthy message on Instagram on Thursday night detailing his mental …

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3 Indian apps with different approaches to provide peace of mind

When it comes to mental health apps, Indian products like Evolve, “being” and “jumpminds.AI” are slowly making inroads in the market with increasing user engagement and growth. All three apps were ranked among the top of Google Play’s “Best of” awards for 2021 thanks to growth fueled by pandemic anxiety. …

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How Group Exercise Can Help With Moderate Depression

Towards the end of last year, England National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) came up with new guidelines for treating less severe depression, and one of the proposed treatment options to try was group exercise. Of course, group exercise is not a magic pill (although the positive effect running can …

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Flintshire: Community group supporting vulnerable people will receive nearly £100,000

A COMMUNITY group will receive almost £100,000 in funding to help continue supporting vulnerable young people in the Flintshire area. 1125 CIC – which offers a weekly program of engagement activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Flintshire – has successfully applied for £99,860 in funding from the National …

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Community foundation receives $ 19.5 million and counts for those affected by the Marshall fire

In the weeks following the destruction of more than 1,000 homes in the Marshall Fire, Colorado organizations, businesses and individuals donated millions of dollars to support Boulder County residents affected by the fire in order to fill the gaps of insurers and other government agencies. . “We predict that insurance …

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Meet the unsung heroes of Norfolk helping in their communities

Posted: 5:30 am December 27, 2021 Over the past year, unsung heroes across the region who have gone the extra mile to help their communities have been recognized for their efforts. For 60 weeks, this newspaper shed light on people who have made a real difference in the county, giving …

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“A Sense of Community”: Can the Shattuck Cabins be an answer to the crisis in Mass. and Cass?

Seventeen sleeping cabins, ranging from 64 to 100 square feet, are lined up in two rows. At one end is a courtyard. And at the front of the village is a 500 square foot structure that will serve as a common room, where those who live there can meet for …

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Sunday story: Christmas for the community

For nearly a decade, Lee Ann and John Sawyer have celebrated Christmas surrounded by friends and family – and nearly 2,000 of their neighbors. Lee Ann is the Executive Director of Bypass RVA, a non-profit organization that John founded in 2012. The organization plans two major volunteer opportunities each year: …

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DVIDS – News – Drug and Alcohol Rehab Counselors: The Steep Road to Helping Others

If you’ve ever met your Substance Abuse and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program (SARP) counselor, you might not know how difficult it is to help others. Some may know that SARP counselors take three months of training, but how many know that SARP training has an average graduation rate of 30%? First …

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UW offers a wide variety of free student mental health resources The Badger Herald

College students grapple with increased rates of mental health problems during the pandemic, according to a recent study by the American College Health Association. Students reported increased psychological stress and loneliness, and 1 in 4 had considered suicide, according to the study. Another recent study by BMC Psychology confirmed this …

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Kenya: Kisii police officers will be trained in emotional intelligence

Nairobi – A section of Kisii County police officers is expected to benefit from the emotional intelligence training program following the increase in cases of mental illness among law enforcement officers in the country. The four-day program that began on Wednesday aims to empower security officers to deal with emotions, …

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Mental Health Is… Doing Your Best | Health and wellness services

Whether it’s for assignments, presentations or upcoming exams, finals can be demanding on our mind and body. As our schedules fill up and we rush into Finals week, self-care may be one of the last things on our minds. No matter what your finals look like this semester, here are …

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Resident-led Montbello organizing committee responds to community needs with FreshLo Hub

We all have the right to healthy and culturally appropriate food. However, decades of underinvestment in infrastructure and community resources have left residents of many low-income neighborhoods across the country with no grocery stores nearby. Without these grocery stores, residents are often forced to depend on small markets and convenience …

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Wellness Center Resource Guide

By Eisha ShahUpdated Nov 9, 2021 10:19 PM CTPosted Nov 10, 2021 at 7:09 am CT Amid a pandemic and an increase in the number of students struggling with mental health issues, Loyola’s wellness center is in high demand. The wellness center saw an 11% increase in the number of …

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Claussen, Finch, Malone and Pilcher-Hayek win Iowa City Community School Board election

JP Claussen and Ruthina Malone were re-elected to the Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors. Jayne Finch and Maka Pilcher-Hayek were both elected for their first terms on the board. The other candidates for the three four-year terms on the board were Krista Burrus and Sheila Pinter. With …

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Confront winter depression with this therapist’s 9 strategies

Be resilient to winter depression with these tips Gear Akyurt As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, many of us begin to experience a familiar feeling of heaviness. Activities that previously seemed “low intensity” – social events, workouts, and tracking from our various inboxes – suddenly sparks irritation …

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Genesee health system seeks community input on use of mileage funds

GENESEA COUNTY, Michigan (WJRT) – Community contribution, wanted and needed. Earlier this year, the Genesee Health System adopted a $ 9.4 million mental health budget to help fund county-wide programs that will better meet the mental health needs of communities. GHS currently only receives funding through Medicaid, but not everyone …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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Brené Brown’s Empire of Emotion

Brown has titled his upcoming book “Daring Greatly,” and his fans know all about being in the arena. (A recent joke from ‘Ted Lasso’: ‘We’re going to hear Brené Brown read an excerpt from her new book,’ Enter the Arena: But Bring a Knife ‘. “)” I’ve never even seen …

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Community Responds to Growing Endowments

After the endowment posted returns of 46.5%, some students requested additional spending on salaries and services. by Farah Lindsey-Almadani | 21/10/21 5h00 Last week the College announcement that its endowment increased 46.5% in 2021 to reach $ 8.5 billion. Dartmouth has allocated $ 335 million in this year’s operating budget, …

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Columbiana County ADAPT Hosts Free Community Event | News, Sports, Jobs

LISBON – Columbiana County ADAPT, in collaboration with the Education Department of the Family Recovery Center, is launching the National Red Ribbon Week campaign on Saturday with a free community event themed, “No Prob-Llama, I’m drug free” on the green in downtown Lisbon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The …

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ETSU to host “Out of Darkness” community walk | WJHL

Photo: WJHL JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As part of an initiative by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ETSU will be hosting the “Out of Darkness” community walk on campus Sunday afternoon. Tennessee teen suicide rate on the rise The event is designed to show people struggling with mental …

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National Depression Screening Day: Get a Mental Health Checkup Thursday | BU today

Free in-person and virtual quizzes can help students, staff and faculty connect with mental health experts Almost a third of adults showed symptoms of depression last spring, a year after COVID-19 was first detected, according to a new study by researchers at BU published earlier this week in The Lancet. …

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Abortion stigma could be death sentence for Kenyan women

Victoria Atieno was waiting at a Nairobi bus stop when she felt blood spurting from her body, the result of a secret self-induced abortion – a method used by thousands of Kenyan women, with potentially fatal consequences. Kenya’s constitution made it easier to access abortion in 2010, but entrenched stigma …

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The voice of the community:

Our small town of Rohnert Park experienced a tragedy last week that no one wants to experience. Condolences to the family during their period of mourning. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 19 in the United States, and rates of youth suicide …

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CHAPMAN: Biden adopts new strategy to curb overdose deaths

Steve Chapman writes for the Chicago Tribune in addition to being a union columnist. A deadly plague continues to rage across America, and neither vaccines, face masks nor herd immunity can stop it. The drug overdose death epidemic has claimed more lives than COVID-19 and is more intractable. But the …

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Essential workers honored by NYS Justice Center for outstanding service during pandemic – Saratogian

ALBANY, NY – The Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs has announced the recipients of its Code of Conduct and Champion Award for 2021. These awards honor individuals and organizations who have worked tirelessly not only to improve the lives of people under the jurisdiction of …

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HIV: building relationships with patients

Grace McComsey, MD, FIDSA: Tavell, how do you support your patients? Obviously have HIV [human immunodeficiency virus] as a patient becomes more complicated. How can you support these people? Some of our patients come to see us and see the clinic as a great support in their lives. They may …

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Creating Safe Spaces for Youth in Eagle County

My Future Pathways is just a community organization that works to build safe spaces for the county’s youth.My Future Pathways / Courtesy photo Children and teens are currently facing a mental health crisis in Eagle County. For students struggling with anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, social pressures, and more, the value …

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Feeling lonely during the holidays or the holiday season? Here’s how to deal with it | Health

Loneliness and seasonal affective disorder pose real threats to the emotional state of mind, especially when people cannot physically see their families. The holiday season, in general, can be a time of solitude for those celebrating alone. This year, however, has brought an additional hurdle due to the uncertainty of …

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CLUES Work Improves Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Minnesota’s Latinx Community

At best, a tenant is somewhat at the mercy of their landlord. But when the tenant is undocumented, the power imbalance can be disastrous, explains Ruby Azurdia-Lee, president of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES), a nonprofit organization that promotes economic equity and the well-being of Latinxes living in Minnesota, …

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Coping with the pandemic: More people seek mental health care, while providers face capacity challenges

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For nearly 20 months, we’ve been through the peaks and troughs of the coronavirus pandemic. Long periods of isolation and loss eventually gave way to a period of hope – only for the Delta variant to rekindle our anxieties, plunging us into a dark new season that …

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5Ws + 1H: What it is: Taking care of yourself means paying attention to mental, physical and spiritual health | New

Self-care can often be overlooked, but September being National Self-Care Awareness Month, it’s a good time for people to take steps to stay healthy, whether it’s mentally, physically or spiritually. The pandemic has added stress to the lives of many people. Taking the time to practice coping strategies can help …

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SLO County Jail Report Details Abuse, Violence

September 1, 2021 An inmate held in a special type of restrictive housing at SLO County Jail. By KAREN VELIE A new report on the San Luis Obispo County Jail chronicles abuse ranging from punching inmates to denial of medical treatment – resulting in deaths and miscarriages in prison – …

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Virginia Beach to host community listening sessions ahead of Marcus Alert implementation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Virginia Beach Department of Social Services will be hosting two community virtual listening sessions to collect public feedback on the city’s implementation of the Marcus Alert. The Marcus Alert, enacted in late 2020, is a state-wide mental health alert system ensuring behavioral health experts are …

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Athletics Department Welcomes Additions to Sports Psychology Unit

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia – Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of West Virginia Shane Lyon and WVU Director of the Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services T. Anne Hawkins Announce Return of Mountaineer Dr. Adrien ferrera as Director of Clinical and Sports Psychology, and Dr Sofía España Pérez, …

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Police and firefighters’ disability claims tripled after George Floyd’s murder

The number of police and firefighters requesting disability benefits from the state pension fund has tripled in the past fiscal year, with 79% saying they cannot do their jobs due to the syndrome. post-traumatic stress. The number of claims has exploded since George Floyd was assassinated by then-Minneapolis Police Officer …

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‘Hope Squad’ Takes on Mental Health in First Responder Community – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on EMS and other first responders, many of whom have already faced so much trauma in their industry. That’s what a recent survey released by the state’s Department of Health Services said. A survey of approximately 1,467 people per HEROES Project (Houston Emergency …

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Homeless people living with HIV prefer flexibility, in-person care and incentives

According to a study presented this week at the 11th International Conference of the International AIDS Society on HIV, people who are homeless or in precarious housing differ in the types of HIV care they prefer, with a majority favoring flexibility while ‘about a third still wanted to see the …

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providers benefit more than job seekers

The federal government has declared its plan for “independent evaluations” for the National Disability Insurance Scheme “dead”. But he has another plan to save money: get people with disabilities off welfare and put them to work. It is A $ 3.5 million commitment the creation of a “platform dedicated to …

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Campbell Community Briefs for the week of July 23 – The Mercury News

Extended library hours The Santa Clara County Library District was scheduled to extend hours of service at its community branches on Monday, July 12. The Campbell Express Library hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The …

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Restoring Lives by Tackling Systemic Barriers for People of Color

As the community becomes more aware of negative childhood experiences and its connection to mental and medical health, Shenita Jones, CEO and founder of Restoring Lives, said the barriers and disparities facing people in Color faces are the most important thing to overcome in order to effectively serve people of …

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Centraide announces new priorities, a change in the way the organization helps the community

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The Allen County United Way has announced new priorities for the organization, marking a shift in the way it helps the community. A working group noted that the main needs of the community are education, public health and mental health. After extensive research and community …

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Menninger Veterans Community, plans for Independence Hall underway

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A Topeka veteran is moving forward with his plan to create a living village for veterans in need at Menninger Tower, providing shelter, food and medical facilities. Topeka veteran to offer to turn Menninger clock tower into a veteran’s house Sammie Williams first came up with the …

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Make therapy free for everyone

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped bring more attention to mental health issues that can be overlooked in public policy debates. Even if the worst of the pandemic recedes, now is the right time to consider improvements in mental health policy, in particular better screening for mental illnesses; real parity between …

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What is post-pandemic stress disorder and do you suffer from it?

Meanwhile, Dr Dan Chisholm, mental health specialist for the WHO in Copenhagen, Denmark, said: “Covid-19 has had a number of effects on people’s mental health and well-being. , ranging from fears of being infected to stress brought on by infection prevention and lockdown, self-isolation and quarantine, or the adverse mental …

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Find the wind under your wings

Do you have a social support system? I am talking about a network of people (friends, family, peers) in your life with whom you can speak honestly and who will provide you with emotional and practical support. Having a social support system in times of crisis or illness is a …

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People living with HIV have a significantly higher risk of suicide: study

ANI | Update: June 30, 2021 7:08 PM STI Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine has indicated that people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are more likely have thoughts of suicide and die by …

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State budget review increases Oakland funding for community workers – NBC Bay Area

A state budget amendment would give Oakland’s new Community Response Program a $ 10 million boost, a non-police approach to community appeals for incidents that are neither violent nor criminal. The budget amendment comes from State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and was announced Saturday in a press release issued by …

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Fayetteville VA Provides Support and Services to LGBTQ Veterans

The Fayetteville Veterans Coastal Health Care System encourages LGBTQ veterans and allies to take advantage of the health-related resources and services offered by the VA. The Fayetteville VA hosted a pride car parade and drive-thru for LGBTQ veterans and allies on June 21 in celebration of Pride Month. About 35 …

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COVID-19 disruption in sub-Saharan Africa will have significant health consequences

Boston, MA – At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders implemented preventive measures such as lockdowns, travel bans, border closures and school closings. While these efforts may have helped slow the spread of the virus on the continent and continue to be important for its containment, they …

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