Mental Health

Numinus to Participate in the HC Wainwright 1st Annual Mental Health Conference on June 27, 2022

Numinus to Participate in the HC Wainwright 1st Annual Mental Health Conference on June 27, 2022

VANCOUVER, BC† June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Numinus Wellness Inc. (“Numinus”) (TSX: NUMI) (OTC: NUMIF), a mental health care company advancing innovative treatments and safe, evidence-based psychedelic-assisted therapies, announced today that it will participate in the HC Wainwright 1st Annual Mental Health Conference to be held at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New …

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More mental health nurses urgently needed around the world

More mental health nurses urgently needed around the world

A “concerted effort” to recruit and retain mental health nurses all over the world is required to deal with the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, nurse leaders have said. The call for more mental health nurses follows publication of the World Mental Health Report from the World Health Organization (WHO) last week. This found that …

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Children’s Minnesota to partner with PrairieCare to deliver inpatient mental health services

Children’s Minnesota to partner with PrairieCare to deliver inpatient mental health services

The partnership will leverage each organization’s strengths and areas of expertise to offer expanded mental health care. ST. PAUL, Minn.† June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Children’s Minnesota and PrairieCare are pleased to announce a new partnership that will deliver high-quality psychiatric care to kids as young as six years old. As Children’s Minnesota prepares to …

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Hutchinson mental health CEO shares insights before retirement

Hutchinson mental health CEO shares insights before retirement

The son of a minister and part of a family that “helped a lot,” Mike Garrett, the longtime director of Horizons Mental Health Center in Hutchinson, said going into the mental health field “was a natural thing.” Garrett, 66, will retire at the end of this month after 41 years with Horizons, including the last …

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Hillsborough School Board to vote on new mental health plan

Hillsborough School Board to vote on new mental health plan

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — On Tuesday, the Hillsborough County School Board will vote on a new mental health plan. “A lot of our students are experiencing some mental health concerns,” said Elizabeth Tanner, Supervisor of Emotional Wellness for Hillsborough County Schools. Data from the Hillsborough County School District show that during the 2020-2021 school year, …

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Riverside County to receive 3M state grant for mental illness & substance abuse services

Riverside County to receive $103M state grant for mental illness & substance abuse services

Riverside County will receive more than $100 million in state grants to help provide services and housing options to those with severe mental illness or substance abuse problems, Gov. Newsom’s office announced on Monday. A total of $518.5 million in grants was awarded to several counties to provide treatment beds for more than 1,000 people …

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Eight’s Horrifying Simplicity and Exploration of Mental Illness

Eight’s Horrifying Simplicity and Exploration of Mental Illness

eight is a low-budget Australian drama written and directed by Peter Blackburn in what is still his only feature. It remains quite obscure, but at the time of its release in 2016, it received some attention from various film festivals. Its obscurity is unfair though as it offers a unique and harrowingly realistic look at …

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Tucson, Pima County step up mental health coverage for employees |  Subscriber

Tucson, Pima County step up mental health coverage for employees | Subscriber

Employees of Pima County and the city of Tucson are now protected under federal mental health parity laws, after recent decisions by local officials to opt in to such protections. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was signed into law in 2008 and requires insurance coverage for mental health conditions and substance use …

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Interior to launch mental health program for wildland firefighters, boost wildfire spending – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Interior to launch mental health program for wildland firefighters, boost wildfire spending – Oregon Capital Chronicle

BOISE, Idaho — The US Interior Department will create a health and wellbeing program for wildland firefighters and boost spending on firefighting efforts by $103 million in fiscal 2022, Secretary Deb Haaland said Friday. The additional funding, which Haaland announced at the National Interagency Fire Center, comes as part of the $1.5 billion in last …

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