Dubbed #HereForYou, the initiative highlights users and communities on the social network who are raising “awareness about mental health and the importance of finding support,” founder and chief executive Kevin Systrom said in a blog post.
The two-day conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Dan Siegel and will bring together over 650 professionals and organizations to learn about trauma and trauma-informed care.
Therapist Assisted Online, the counseling center’s newest form of treatment, has provided students with an alternative form of mental health treatment since the fall semester and is set to reach more students this spring.
Nearly one in three children have significant psychiatric problems during their time in foster care—especially those related to trauma and neglect that brought them into the system. Recently, psychiatrists working with foster kids have been under fire.
Teachers, you’re no use to anyone if you break yourself. Here are the five friends everyone needs in a time of mental health crisis, writes the former government mental health tsar and mental health campaigner.
The Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI) outlines treatments that don’t require medications or surgery. Its 54 treatments range from splints for hand pain in osteoarthritis to internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for depression and anxiety.
Thousands of websites and apps relating to mental health are available but the study discovered that much of the most useful material was difficult to track down in a search.
Project LAUNCH promotes the wellness of children up to 8 years old by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development.
One of the knotty problems that health leaders have always faced is the question of whether to focus on the treatment or prevention of current health issues. Join us as we explore these issues.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness recently launched a support group in Hastings for people who are raising a child with a mental illness.
Three seniors organized Student Mentors Advocating for Student Health (SMASH) on the premise that peer-to-peer support and faculty involvement can help dissolve the stigma of mental health disorders.
On December 2, the National Institutes of Health will host their first Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. The event will highlight recently funded contributions of behavioral and social science to health research through presentations by scientists from diverse fields.
This week’s roundup isn’t so much a top 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental health resources to keep handy for you or someone you love who may need someone to talk to, whatever the reason.
A scheme in south London pairs healthcare professionals with former patients to provide courses and advice to those with mental health problems.
As part of its $305 million plan to “change the culture” around mental illness, NYC now has its own round-the-clock mental health hotline called NYC Well.
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