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How To Nurture Your Child’s Mental Health

July 16, 2020

Jun 8, 2020 By Sam Baker KERA News https://www.keranews.org/post/how-nurture-your-childs-mental-health Parents usually keep watch on their child’s physical health. But they may not pay as much attention to mental health unless a specific problem has been diagnosed. A Dallas-area expert believes monitoring a child’s mental health is something you have to do each day. Dr. Nicholas more »

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Mental health, alcohol, drug agencies launch statewide support line

Jun 14, 2020 The T and D https://thetandd.com/news/local/mental-health-alcohol-drug-agencies-launch-statewide-support-line/article_26f54dea-0ad2-5595-a59d-bf9825187749.html COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), has today launched a statewide support line for individuals in need of mental health or substance use services in light of the more »

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Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

July 6, 2020 By Kylie M. Smith, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Discrimination-and-Racism-in-the-History-of-Mental-Health-Care People with mental illness have always been discriminated against. They have been denied full participation in society and labeled as dangerous and criminal. Many have been locked in institutions that acted more like prisons designed to punish than hospitals designed to treat. In the 1960s, more »

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This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

July 1, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/This-Minority-Mental-Health-Month-NAMI-is-Raising-Awareness-About-Mental-Health-in-Underrepresent Arlington, VA — NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has the goal of raising awareness about mental health care in underrepresented communities. Our culture, beliefs, sexual identity, values, race and language all affect how we perceive and experience mental health conditions. In fact, cultural differences can influence what treatments, coping mechanisms and more »

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Former South Carolina TE Hayden Hurst opens up about mental health struggles; reveals he attempted suicide

June 6, 2020

May 21, 2020 By Adam Spencer Saturday Down South https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/south-carolina-football/former-south-carolina-te-hayden-hurst-opens-up-about-mental-health-struggles-reveals-he-attempted-suicide/ May is mental health month, and to honor that, the ESPN Daily podcast had former South Carolina TE Hayden Hurst join host Mina Kimes on Wednesday’s episode. Hurst is preparing for his third season in the NFL and is now a member of the Atlanta Falcons, more »

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