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The need for mental health services in Black communities

The need for mental health services in Black communities

People all across the United States are facing many concerns including inflation, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. But the recent mass shooting at a Tops grocery store in Buffalo is shining a light on the threat people of color face every day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the experience of being …

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NY schools fail to train staff about mental health

NY schools fail to train staff about mental health

Most New York school districts are inadequately providing mental health training to staff as required by the state Education Department and state law, according to a report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office released Wednesday. The state comptroller’s office audited 20 randomly selected school districts, and found 18 of them, or 90%, either did not …

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