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A CDC study from June indicates 40 percent of respondents reported at least one adverse mental or behavioral health condition, like because of the coronavirus. BANGOR, Maine — The coronavirus pandemic has obviously been a threat to our physical health, but studies indicate it has taken a toll on mental health, too. It’s why during …

Posted: Sep 12, 2020 / 05:49 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 12, 2020 / 05:49 PM CDT TYLER, Texas (KETK) – East Texans came together this weekend to shine a light on suicide. Food trucks, vendors and booths offering mental health resources all set up in the park. The money raised will be staying in …

People walk along the path during the 2020 Breaking the Silence suicide prevention walk on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo. – Wyoming’s suicide rate is routinely among the highest per capita in the nation, according to the CDC. That tragic reality is what the organizers of the annual “Break the …

HALLSVILLE — Hallsville City Park will soon be the site of the first ever Breaking the Silence 5K Benefit in an effort to help spread awareness about suicide prevention and offer support for survivors. “This is the first event and we hope to make it an annual event,” Hallsville High School grad of 2012 Kailey …

Eye-Net Mobile Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nasdaq and Tel Aviv-listed advanced driver assistance systems company Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., will pilot its accident prevention technology for an unnamed multinational Japanese electronics company, Foresight announced Thursday.   Eye-Net will use the pilot program to validate the technical specifications of its technology as …

During the COVID-19 crisis, Disque Foundation has seen a huge increase in the number of people who seek certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Traffic to its website increased from 20,000 visitors per day to 200,000. In the past three months, Disque Foundation has trained and certified 850,000 people in CPR, almost 9,000 people per day. …

“We all share staff, and everyone [is] short staffed,” Gauvin said of the island’s restaurants. “If one person gets it’ll spread like wildfire. It’ll just run through all the restaurants.” Town officials, Gauvin said, “need to give us tools to keep everyone safe and not just crackdown on us. We already went through three months …

#EdTech has soared to new heights as COVID-19 induced quarantines force learning institutions to shut their doors. The vast majority of the world’s students are currently unable to attend school, prompting greater reliance on technology-based learning solutions.  Although these options are mutually beneficial for both learners and educators, education technology has one notable weakness: A …

​Earlier this year, President Donald J. Trump made a bold commitment during his State of the Union Address to end the HIV epidemic in the United States. Subsequently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched an ambitious plan called “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America” to reduce the incidence of …

CLOSE A $741,672 grant to the state Department of Mental Health will enable Mental Health America of Greenville County to take more calls on its suicide prevention hotline. About 33,000 calls a year come into the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline from South Carolinians, said Jennifer Piver, executive director of MHA-Greenville. But because of budget limitations, the …