“Suicide Prevention Display To Travel To Penn State”

Article Link This April 17, 2015 Community Content article on the Onward State website talks about a traveling exhibit to raise awareness of suicide prevention and decrease stigma about mental health issues on college campuses.

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“Why the World Needs The Mentally Different”

Article Link This April 13, 2015 article on the Momastary website offer encouragement to those of us who struggle to live in a world that often rejects us unless we agree to let the world change us to fit into

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Posted in Addiction, Advocacy and Awareness, Anti-stigma, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Peer Support, Person First Language, Personal Medicine, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“Secretary of the Commonwealth reminds Pennsylvanians of voter registration deadline”

Article Link This April 13, 2015  Pittsburgh Action news article talks about the upcoming deadline for voter registration.  The deadline is April 20, 2015 if you plan on making your voice heard in the 2015 election you need to register

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Posted in Men's Issues, Military related, Pennsylvania, Politics, Senior Citizens, Transition Age, voter info, Voting, Women's Issues

“Good Mental Health Away From Home Starts Before College”

Article Link This April 13, 2015 Wall Street Journal article offers some ways that parents can help their children transition more smoothly into college by among other things, stepping back and allowing your child to work through things on their

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Posted in Advocacy and Awareness, Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Physical Health, Teen Issues, Transition Age, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“The Power of Pets”

Article Link This November 9, 2010 Esperanza article talks about the healing and supportive nature that pets can have on people with mental illnesses.

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Posted in Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Grief and Loss, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pets, Physical Health, Recovery, Stress, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“As PTSD cases surge, Army overhauling mental health services”

Article Link This April 11, 2015 article found on the Seattle Times website talks about efforts being made to not only reduce the stigma that soldiers face with regards to seeking mental health care, but also attempting to learn from

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Posted in Anxiety Disorders, Exercise, Inpatient, Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Military related, Outpatient, Personal Medicine, Physical Health, PTSD, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues

“NFL player Brandon Marshall speaks out on tackling stigma of mental illness”

Article Link This April 12, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talks about NFL player, Brandon Marshall’s effort to decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness by using his NFL career as a platform to do so.  He got fined over

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Posted in Allegheny County, Awareness, Issues, Men's Issues, NAMI, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Senior Citizens, Women's Issues

“Are people on food stamps routinely buying lobster?: Nancy Eshelman”

Article Link This April 10, 2015 article on The Patriot News website describes the reality of whether people on food stamps routinely buy steak or lobster.

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Posted in Anti-stigma, Disability, Elderly, Men's Issues, Missouri, Other States, Pediatric Issues, Physical Health, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, SNAP (Food Stamps), Whole health, Women's Issues

“Briefs: Focus on mental health this month”

Article Link This April 7, 2015 Pocono Record article talks about May being National Mental Health Month, and offers some ways to observe this month and things to consider when we are thinking or not thinking about our mental health.

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Posted in Awareness, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“Reasonable Accommodations”

Article Link This March 25, 2015 Slate article talks about questions raised by the Supreme Court about the number of mentally ill people shot by police as it compares to the number of police shot by mentally ill people and

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Posted in Federal, first responders, Issues, Laws, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Physical Health, Police Encounters, Treatment and Support, United States Supreme Court, Whole health
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