Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT: June is PTSD Awareness Month |  news

MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT: June is PTSD Awareness Month | news

By Gwendolyn Downing, LPC Individuals of any age who have experienced a trauma may be impacted, and infants through adults, may develop a range of reactions, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). June is PTSD awareness month, which prompts us to tend to the continuum of prevention to treatment, for ourselves and communities. Trauma can …

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Musician creates LGBTQ+ haven to fill mental health services gap

Musician creates LGBTQ+ haven to fill mental health services gap

When Maree McRae’s transgender daughter was suffering from a mental health crisis, there was nowhere for her to go. So McRae created a place. LITTLETON, Col. — When county musician Maree McRae had to watch the person she loves the most struggle with mental illness, her mission changed to creating a space that helps people …

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CA governor’s mental health court plan advances amid worries

CA governor’s mental health court plan advances amid worries

FILE – California Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, listens to Zachary Wright, a 25-year-old patient at Project 180, while visiting the facility in Los Angeles on March 10, 2022. Gov. Newsom’s proposal to connect more homeless people to mental health services is making its way through the Legislature despite deep concerns by legislators that there isn’t …

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National and local mental health resources

National and local mental health resources

LIST: National and local mental health resources Updated: 5:57 PM EDT Jun 21, 2022 If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, here is a list of resources available across the area:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distressCrisis …

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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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