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April 23, 2015

CONTACT We Care Adds New Volunteers to Its Ranks

CONTACT We Care, headquartered in Westfield, recently welcomed a new group of volunteer listeners to its suicide-prevention hotline, where they…

Depression, News
April 7, 2015

San Diego County Announces Free Access To Mental Health First…

Cunningham talks openly about his struggles today. He said talk therapy and medication helped him tremendously. He also took a…

Depression, News
April 7, 2015

Mental health is just as important

My niece Anna died just before Christmas after fighting an insidious disease for 10 years. She was 24. She had a…

Depression, News
March 28, 2015

Grieving parents speak out on suicide prevention

Jane and Nathan Welton believe that increased suicide awareness among Jonathan’s fellow students might have helped prevent their son’s death.…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
March 7, 2015

Transform the way we think about mental health

The World Health Organization identifies mental illness as the most disabling health condition in the world above cancer and heart…

Depression, News
March 5, 2015

New facility to help struggling beaches residents

A vision of Pastor Jerry Sweat with BEACH Church is becoming a reality for members of the beaches’ community who…

Depression, News
February 28, 2015

Reaching out to the mentally ill

“No one should ever be defined by an illness,” says Angela Adkins, executive director for DuPage NAMI, an affiliate of…

Depression, News
February 24, 2015

Local suicide prevention hotline volunteers applaud Oscar winners

While most Americans were focused on the films “Birdman” and “American Sniper” at this year’s Academy Awards, a group of…

Depression, News
February 20, 2015

Youth Mental Health First Aid training is Sat.

As part of Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s think.change initiative, Deming Public Schools will be hosting a ‘Youth Mental Health…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
February 18, 2015

Connecting Fulton County To Offer Youth Mental Health First Aid…

Similar to a first aid or CPR course, this mental health first aid course helps anyone who wants to learn…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
February 14, 2015

Mental health awareness rises on campus

Don’t feel alone. That’s what Humber Students’ Federation wanted students to know as it hosted the Mental Health and Wellness…

Depression, News
February 12, 2015

Combining Health and Mental Health

One teenager who attempted suicide revealed that if anyone had asked him beforehand whether he was thinking of hurting himself,…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health