Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the US, resulting in absenteeism, diminished productivity and increased turnover. Which legislative and employer-based policies are supporting workers, to strengthen businesses and the economy?
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People with serious mental illness are rarely violent — they’re much more likely to be victims than perpetrators. But how do we reduce those rare occurrences where the mentally ill do become violent?
Guest post by Julie Almendral, Senior Producer, Mental Health Channel 2015 was an eventful year for positive mental health messages in online media. Celebrities like actress Lena Dunham and rapper Kendrick Lamar came out of the so-called mental health closet, bravely engaging in honest conversations about their challenges. Outlets like Upworthy and The Huffington Post grew their Read more
(VIDEO) The Adverse Childhood Study found that survivors of childhood trauma are up to 5000% more likely to attempt suicide, have eating disorders or become IV drug users. Dr. Vincent Felitti details this remarkable and powerful connection.