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A day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that mental health has become a serious problem due to the ongoing pandemic, New York City announced steps it is taking to tackle the mental wellbeing of the youth. Deputy Chancellor for School Climate and Wellness LaShawn Robinson, who leads the city’s DOE efforts to provide student support …

article FILE IMAGE — Photo by Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A licensed mental health counselor is offering advice to people who may be feeling anxious heading to the polls to vote during the coronavirus pandemic. Licensed Mental Health Counselor Shantala Boss said people may be feeling a …

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Winnebago County sheriff’s deputies and Rockford police officers will pair with mental health experts when responding to emergency psychiatric and suicidal episodes as a new approach over arrest. Law enforcement and crisis-intervention specialists will create a three-month pilot program. beginning next month. It’s an effort to divert people in psychiatric crises …

This is purgatory, a barren parody of real life. We’re living in monochrome, an existence bedevilled by tedium, stripped of spontaneity, robbed of little joys but defined by ever greater stresses. This relentless assault on our wellbeing will only intensify: those left fearing for their imperilled jobs in a nation with a shredded safety net …

Until a bed is available, psychiatric patients end up being shipped off to hospitals that aren’t equipped to treat them. EVERETT, Wash. — The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen for many in our state as millions more are now suffering from anxiety and depression, with doctors spread thin and hospital beds scarce. …

by Nathan Warters |  October 12, 2020 World Mental Health Day is observed every Oct. 10 to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health, according to the World Health Organization.  Attention to mental health has taken on even more importance as the world deals with …

“Mental health is just as important as your physical health,” NAMI of Greater Toledo director Robin Isenberg said. TOLEDO, Ohio — “We think that mental illness should be a conversation and a topic we’re talking about 365 days a year.” That’s a sentiment mental health advocates and workers have been pushing for years. Mental health …

Dozen of volunteers came out to Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford to break a Guinness World Record on Saturday. The event is an attempt to break the longest chain of carabineers. The current record is 8,622 carabineers and was set in September 2019. The event also serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about mental …

The next day, June 2, 2019, Walnut Creek, California, police responded to multiple 911 calls about Hall, 23, who was having a mental health episode and roaming around his neighborhood. Five officers responded to the scene. Police say Hall was holding a pry bar — a tool, his mother says, that a neighbor had given …

By Amy Hiraldo, L.C.S.W. Each day, billions of people around the world log on to a digital device – whether a desktop or laptop, a smartphone or smartwatch – to do everything from checking email to checking the weather. They order groceries with a few clicks. Find a date by swiping right. Search for houses, …