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ST. LOUIS – Webster University has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to improve mental health services for immigrant and under-served communities in St. Louis County. The university will partner with community health organizations to train student counselors on how to identify mental health issues in people who are visiting the doctor for other …

Many of Anesis’ clients are people of color, many of whom were deeply affected by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the protests that followed and further police shootings of Black people last year, McNair said. The high-profile nature of those events and the heated debate around police accountability could …

PIXABAY May Mental Health Awareness Event to be Held at Corpening YMCA From staff reports The McDowell County Health Coalition in partnership with the Corpening Memorial YMCA has organized a Mental Health Awareness event on Thursday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will meet at the YMCA Pavilion, 348 Grace Corpening Drive, Marion. This 45-minute …

getty May is Mental Health Awareness Month, yet there’s still a great deal of misunderstanding and confusion about mental health, particularly in the workplace. First, let’s start with what mental health is—and isn’t. Though people tend to use the terms “mental illness” and “mental health” interchangeably, they’re not the same thing. The Centers for Disease Control …

NEW YORK (WABC) — There was a massive dumpling delivery operation around New York City. Throughout the day on Saturday, volunteers brought half a ton of frozen dumplings to buyers in all five boroughs. The effort was a fundraiser for the Asian American Journalists Association. The goal was to raise money for journalists who want …

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress Employers can do much more to help their employees relieve stress during the pandemic. By Reed Erickson May 07, 2021 From juggling projects to navigating conflicts with coworkers and everything in between, work can be a source of a lot of stress in our lives. April is …

IMAGE: Applying chain analysis to identify pathways of reinforcement that can cause violent ideas and behaviors to persist. view more  Credit: Journal of Psychiatric Practice May 6, 2021 – With mass shootings and other seemingly meaningless acts of violence in the headlines all too frequently, strategies to assess the risk and reduce the potential for violent …

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The Fresno Center and Anthem Blue Cross have launched a mobile mental health unit dedicated to helping underserved communities and people living in rural areas. The $100,000 mobile unit can be driven anywhere in Fresno County and can reach more than 5,000 people every month. “There’s a reason why the community …

Nearly 80 percent of higher education faculty report dealing with student mental health issues–issues that more than 90 percent of faculty believe have worsened or significantly worsened during the pandemic, according to a new nationwide survey led by a Boston University mental health researcher. The vast majority of faculty members, myself included, are not …

A day after Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floyd, mental health and diversity experts are helping people process all of the emotions while also working to bring forth change. Dr. Maysa Akbar is the Chief Diversity Officer at the American Psychological Association and a clinical psychologist who described to NBC Connecticut …