Mental health

Promoting men's health and wellbeing at work: expert advice for organizations from International SOS

Promoting men’s health and wellbeing at work: expert advice for organizations from International SOS

LONDON, November 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November is Men’s Health Awareness Month with Movember and the globally recognized International Men’s Day, both highlighting the importance of supporting men’s health and well-being. To mark these key calendar dates, International SOS is sharing tips on how organizations can raise awareness of physical and mental health issues among men and …

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Depression as a marketing tool?  When influencers get the mental health conversation wrong

Depression as a marketing tool? When influencers get the mental health conversation wrong

Influencers and celebrities talking about mental health online are important, but can become problematic when used as a marketing tool. Georgijević | E+ | Getty Images Open conversations about mental health are more important than ever – and social media influencers can play a key role in getting them started. Sometimes, however, the line between …

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A psychologist explains why depression is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses

A psychologist explains why depression is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses

Depression is a debilitating condition. It’s time to get rid of the misinformation surrounding it. Getty Many people come to therapy seeking help for their depression. They ask questions like: “I wish I could handle life like a normal person. Why is my brain so incompetent? “I feel so guilty for being depressed when I …

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Brightside Up counselors decipher infant and toddler behavior

Brightside Up counselors decipher infant and toddler behavior

MENANDS – Biting, hitting, throwing things on the ground. The mental health experts at Brightside Up, a childcare resource agency serving the Capital Region, are on a mission to help demystify these infant and toddler behaviors and more. “The downfall of toddlers is that they are misunderstood,” said Kimberly Polstein, the organization’s director of mental …

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Mental seizures excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Mental seizures excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Mental health advocates say there’s a cruel quirk in several states’ abortion bans: There are exemptions for life-threatening emergencies, but psychiatric crises don’t count. It makes no sense to an Arizona mother of three who became suicidal during her fourth pregnancy and says an abortion saved her life. Or researcher Kara Zivin, who nearly died …

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MPD reports: Many mental health issues needing attention, multiple ongoing with same person

MPD reports: Many mental health issues needing attention, multiple ongoing with same person

The City of Monroe Police Department reported the following incidents for the period November 10-17, 2022. Due to its length, this report has been divided into five parts. This is the first part. Please note that an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction. Welfare Report – Blaine St. In reference to a Tanglewood …

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Improve Your Mood: How Tech Helps Black Americans Manage Their Mental Health

Improve Your Mood: How Tech Helps Black Americans Manage Their Mental Health

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO political writer, Report for America Corps Member, tmcqueen@afro.com The American healthcare system is unaffordable for the average uninsured American these days. Additional health services that help prevent or manage mental health may be even further out of reach. Mental health can be debilitating if left unattended for too long, and more …

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