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Des Moines, Iowa — House Speaker Pat Grassley says House Republicans aren’t philosophically opposed to getting rid of a property tax levy that funds mental health services, they just have unanswered technical questions about how the state would manage the system once it’s …

ELIOT, Maine — Watching the HBO documentary “Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops” is kind of like going on a ride-along with police, without ever having to leave home. The film, directed by Jenifer McShane, follows two officers in the San Antonio Police Department’s mental health unit who are on a mission to change the way police officers respond …

Alison Yin/EdSource Gov. Newsom is proposing more than $1 billion in extra funding for student mental health services. Alison Yin/EdSource Gov. Newsom is proposing more than $1 billion in extra funding for student mental health services. After a year marked by anxiety and isolation for many young people, Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a windfall for …

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The mental health of American youth has seen a consistent decline, with 9.7% reporting severe major depression this year, compared to 9.2% in 2020 (Mental Health America). Prior to COVID-19, the prevalence of mental illness among adults had already seen an increase of 1.5 million people compared to the …

BRYAN, TX — The pandemic has been full of ups and downs causing a roller coaster of emotions. An organization in the Brazos Valley recognized this issue and is offering support for those who need it. The greater National Alliance on Mental Illness is on a mission to provide support and education for families or …

After attending school virtually or semi-virtually for the past year, students in communities across Wisconsin said they found ways to cope with being away from teachers and friends but looked forward to getting back to regular in-person classes. Students also spoke in favor of more mental health services and mental health literacy. Feedback from 160 middle …

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 …

article BROOKLYN, NY – JANUARY 13: A teenage boy sleeps through most of the late morning on January 13, 2018 in his home in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images) May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made access to mental health services more necessary …

(WBNG) — On the heels of Nurse’s Appreciation Day, medical officials are discussing the toll the pandemic has taken on the mental health of those in the industry. A new study by Ohio State University found more than half of nurses surveyed reported feeling anxious, with roughly 40% reported feeling symptoms of depression. Local officials …

INDIANAPOLIS — We know people are hurting, and the number of calls IMPD’s Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) is responding to illustrates that. Beat officers call on this unit when people are in need of immediate mental health services. IMPD provided data comparing 2020 to the first five months of 2021. In all of 2020, …