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One week ago, a quiet residential street at Diamond Head became the center of chaos. Two police officers were shot and killed. The 77-year old woman, who neighbors say was the landlord, was found dead after a massive fire burned several homes. The sight of devastation at Diamond Head can be painful to bear. One …

The Minnesota Daily sat down with University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel last week to talk about pressing campus topics like tuition, the University’s role in fighting climate change and the rise of crime near campus.  Can we expect a tuition hike next fall? Have you talked about it?  We’ve talked about what we’re going …

People with mental health problems are being forced to wait 112 days for treatment through the NHS’s talking therapies programme – despite a supposed six-week maximum wait. Delays in care facing those with anxiety and depression are so long in some parts of England that they could lead to people taking their own life, a …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAntonio Horta-Osario: “You can’t be at peak performance forever” Firms that ignore mental health issues risk “breaking employees’ lives and families”, the boss of Lloyds Banking Group has warned. Companies not paying attention to mental health also incur huge costs to the economy, research suggests. Employees’ mental …

CALEDONIA, Minn. (WXOW) — Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center plans to move locations in Caledonia from Marshall St. to Kingston St. The new center, located on 221 South Kingston St., is expected to be open in the last week of April. The new location will provide the organization with more space to offer additional services …

In most industries, federal laws protect workers with disabilities, including mental illness. Church is an exception. Employees including pastors are still regularly fired after disclosing mental-health problems. For eight years, Brady Herbert led a booming church in Waco, Texas. The congregation had a couple hundred members when he took over and grew to an average …

William S. Hart Union High School District board unanimously voted to recognize the week of Feb. 3-7 as National School Counseling Week across the district during Wednesday night’s school board meeting. The week was declared National School Counseling Week: “School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans” by the American School Counselor Association. Although college-preparation counseling …

LEE COUNTY Firefighters see people on their worst days and manage to keep it together. But, behind closed doors, some firefighters are battling their own mental health. And more firefighters are dying at their own hands than in the line of duty. We spoke to South Trail Fire & Rescue District firefighters Friday …

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — A study by the Ruderman Family Foundation found that in 2017, more firefighters and police officers died by suicide than in the line of duty. The same study found that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression have been found at a rate as much as five times higher in firefighters …

Image copyright Dave Thompson/PA Mental health issues are manifesting in “younger and younger” students, NI’s children’s commissioner has said. Koulla Yiasouma has called for an expansion in the mental health services available to primary school students. She called for services currently available at post-primary level to be made available for younger pupils. It comes as …