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Mental Illness

Health Department awarded grant for Youth Mental Health First Aid

December 3, 2015
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has just been awarded a three year Project AWARE grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 12/03/2015 Link to Source
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Community members learn to help with mental health first aid

December 2, 2015
The holiday season is here, and while some are spreading cheer, others are raising awareness to help those struggling mental health illnesses. 12/02/2015 Link to Source
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Everyone can play a role in addressing mental illness

October 28, 2015
Mental illness has been part of my life since I was a child. Four of my six family members were hospitalized with diagnoses ranging from schizophrenia to borderline personality disorder to depression. Where some people saw my family members only...
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Seminar aims to help public identify, assist with mental health problems

October 24, 2015
Mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use are common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. 10/24/2015 Link to Source
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OPINION: Stop skimping on mental health resources

October 23, 2015
As more and more students apply each year to increasingly competitive colleges, student mental health has become a heavily debated topic within the world of higher education. According to the American Psychological Association, 95 percent of college counseling center directors...
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Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 5-9: How can we help?

October 9, 2015
Mental illness has been part of my life since I was a child. Four of my six family members were hospitalized with diagnoses ranging from schizophrenia to borderline personality disorder to depression. Where some people saw my family members only...
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