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Mental Health Stigma

An Emotional de Blasio Outlines Plan to Treat Mental Illness

November 25, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s eyes watered and his face flushed. His voice faltered and, at one point as he struggled for the next sentence, his two college-aged children each placed a hand on his back to steady him. The mayor was...
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Wauwatosa school program aims to eliminate mental illness stigma

October 28, 2015
When a high school athlete breaks his arm, he walks down the hallways with a cast and “everybody says it’s really cool,” said Fred Robinson, Tosa United coordinator for the Wauwatosa School District. Equally, when a classmate is home sick with...
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Mental health issues a concern in S. Lake Tahoe

October 28, 2015
There is no magic pill to cure mental illness. There is no one-size-fits-all diagnosis. There is no single cause. The complexities of the illness and limited resources in South Lake Tahoe can exacerbate the problem or delay diagnosis. And being in...
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Englewood creates taskforce to combat mental illness stigma – Health News

September 24, 2015
Municipal officials are continuing their efforts to make the city stigma free when it comes to mental illnesses by creating a Stigma Free taskforce. 09/24/2015 Link to Source
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Bringing mental health out of the darkness

September 20, 2015
As we find ourselves in National Suicide Prevention Month, it’s hard not to take this loss with a special kind of sadness – and even harder to wrap our minds around the bigger picture. 09/20/2015 Link to Source
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McLean: ‘A Generation in Pain’

August 8, 2015
McLean High School magazine journalist David Kagan didn’t know the power of depression when he started to research his article “A Generation in Pain” for McLean High School’s Highlander magazine. 08/08/2015 Link to Source
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