Posted on February 2, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 2, 2016 article on the World Socialist Web Site (wsws.org) talks about an impending cut to food stamps that will affect millions of low-income people in the United States unless Congress does something to stop it.
Filed under: Department of Human Services, Disability, DPW, Elderly, employment, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Pediatric Issues, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, SNAP (Food Stamps), Welfare, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: cuts to foodstamps, cuts to SNAP, food insecurity, food stamps, foodstamps, hungry, low-income, Pennsylvania, poor, poverty, SNAP, SNAP Program, United States | Comments Off on “More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff”
Posted on August 17, 2015 by Webtypo
This August 16, 2015 OpenMinds article talks about the shortage of mental health professionals across the country and offers some stats that help put the shortage into perspective.
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Posted on May 25, 2015 by Webtypo
This May 20, 2015 Fox News piece talks about what an employee may or may not be allowed to do with regards to taking a “mental health day”.
Filed under: Disability, employment, Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Physical Health, Stress, Teen Issues, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: employee, employer, Employment, job mental health, job stress, Mental Health, Mental Health Day, mental health in the workplace, mental health on the job, Stress, work stress, Workplace | Comments Off on “Taking a ‘mental health day’: Your rights in the workplace”
Posted on April 4, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 2, 2015 WESA – Pittsburgh NPR article talks about what lawmakers in Pennsylvania are realizing about the impact stigma has on the lives of people with mental health issues.
Filed under: Anti-stigma, Disability, employment, Housing, Housing, Inpatient, Insurance Coverage, Issues, Jail and Prison Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Health Parity, Mental Illness, Outpatient, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, Transition Age, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: Anti-stigma, law makers, legislation, Mental Health, Mental Illness, PA Lawmakers, Pennsylvania, Stigma | Comments Off on “Pennsylvania Lawmakers Tackle Mental Health Stigma “
Posted on January 28, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 26, 2015 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about a program that aims to reduce work-family conflicts that is showing promise in helping to increase the amount of sleep participants get which in turn seems to be helping improve work and home performance.
Blnguyen sleep (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: employment, Issues, Men's Issues, Senior Citizens, Sleep, Stress, Teen Issues, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: employ, employee, employeed, employer, Family, sleep, slep and work, stress and work, work and family, work performance, work-family balance, worker, workers, working, works | Comments Off on “Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep”