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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 …

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand mental health support for students returning to school. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Kathryn Barger co-authored a motion calling for more student services and training for teachers to recognize mental health problems. “Before COVID-19, one in five children had a diagnosed mental health disorder and …

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – After such a difficult year, mental health advocates are working to provide free therapy and mental health screenings for Colorado children. Lawmakers are working to pass a Colorado bill that will allocate $9 million to provide free screenings and three free mental health sessions to kids. Officials say 12-years-old and …

The coronavirus pandemic has added stress, anxiety and sadness to the lives of many Americans. Consumer Reports found many people are downloading mental health apps to help. However, you should try to find out what they do with the information you share first. “What companies tell you about what they do with your data is …

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Recover, a national news provider for mental health and substance abuse, recently began releasing news about psilocybin and their potential health benefits. Psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms have long-lasting medical and spiritual benefits, according to a new study. Magic Mushroom Landscape has established a …