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How debt may take a toll on mental health

June 26, 2019

Jun 5, 2019 By Sabri Ben-Achour Marketplace https://www.marketplace.org/2019/06/05/the-other-dark-side-of-debt-psychological-wellbeing/ People who are currently paying student loans have a much higher score on the Marketplace-Edison Research Economic Anxiety Index® than those who don’t have student loans — about two thirds higher. This is pretty much in line with what we know about indebtedness and psychological well-being: they more »

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SC drops 3 spots on national health care scorecard; suicide, alcohol and drugs implicated

Published 5:21 a.m. ET June 12, 2019 | Updated 8:46 a.m. ET June 13, 2019 By Liv Osby The Greenville News https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2019/06/12/sc-commonwealth-fund-scorecard-state-health-system-drops-national-health-suicide-alcohol-drugs/1418780001/ South Carolina dropped three spots in a national ranking of health care that implicates an increase in deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs. The Palmetto State fell to 41st overall in the ranking released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, a more »

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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Teachers say more mental health counselors needed in SC schools

May 16, 2019

By Jason Raven | April 26, 2019 at 5:36 PM EDT – Updated April 27 at 8:15 AM WCSC https://www.live5news.com/2019/04/27/teachers-say-more-mental-health-counselors-needed-sc-schools/ COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Next week, teachers will be rallying at the State House to push for changes in the classroom. Steve Nuzum is a high school teacher at the Richland School District Two. He’ll join fellow more »

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