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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two Austin groups are collaborating to raise awareness for mental health starting Friday with a “Happy Habit-A-Thon.” The Hi, How Are You Project and American Campus Communities teamed up to put on the multi-day event that urges people to incorporate habits in their lives that “promote and maintain mental wellness.” People can …

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mental health includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. GREENSBORO, N.C. — Before entering 2021, about 31-percent of Americans said they planned on making New Year’s resolutions. The most popular resolutions were exercising more and losing weight. That’s according to a “You Gov” poll that surveyed …

(WBNG) — During the coronavirus pandemic, experts say it’s important to prioritize mental health and the conversation surrounding it. The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention says talking more about mental health may help those who already struggle. They say that during the pandemic, they have seen more people use resources like calling help lines or …

Don Horsley  A program to deploy mental health clinicians on emergency calls related to mental distress received approval from the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, advancing a monthslong effort to reimagine local policing.  “It’s not the end all be all. It is a growing and adaptive program,” said Supervisor Don Horsley, a former …

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) – One Merrill Mom is on a mission to end the stigma behind mental health and open the conversation to her community. On December 29, 2017, Tammy Duwe lost her son to suicide. Since then Duwe and her family have has to not only deal with the loss of their son but …

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Finding mental health resources in Iowa has become a lot easier. The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services have recently sent out reminders to the community about a toll free service. Its available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Some Eastern Iowans may have received a card in …

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Indiana health officials said mental health conditions have become more prevalent among Hoosiers since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Jennifer Sullivan, secretary of the Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration, said many are affected by COVID-19 itself, while others are experiencing added difficulties spurred by cold weather and the …

INDIANAPOLIS — Anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions have become more prevalent among Hoosiers since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the state’s top health officials said in calling for renewed attention on mental health resources. Many of those reporting mental health woes are affected by COVID-19 itself, Jennifer Sullivan, secretary of the state’s …

More inaction on mental health Florida’s mental health care system ‘a mess’ | Editorial, Dec. 24 I read with great interest and much consternation both the third interim report regarding Florida’s mental health system and the Tampa Bay Times editorial calling for action. In 2000-2001, I chaired a gubernatorial commission on mental health and substance …

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Mainers mental health resources are available. The demands of the holiday season can lead to an increase in stress, depression, and other behavioral health challenges. This year, adjustments to holiday plans and other changes due to the pandemic are taking an …