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NAMI: Challenging Mental Health Stigma In The Black Community

In the black community, there is a negative stigma surrounding mental health. Instead of seeking professional help for conditions such as depression and anxiety, many in the community resort to self-medication (drugs, opioids, alcohol, etc.) or isolation in an attempt to solve their problems on their own. This issue of masking pain is especially prevalent amongst black … Continue reading NAMI: Challenging Mental Health Stigma In The Black Community

Teen Mental Health Books

Abuse/Assault (PTSD) Reality Boy by A. S. King Call Number: YA FIC KING,A “An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania, who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell”– Provided by publisher. Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn Call Number: YA FIC KUEHN,S Jamie’s mother … Continue reading Teen Mental Health Books

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: CAMPUS STUDENTS UTILIZING COUNSELING SERVICES

Campus Mental Health: Know Your Rights is a guide for college and university students to your legal rights when seeking mental health services. It also explains what you can expect in your interactions with mental health service providers and what obligations you might have.   The guide is available online at http://www.bazelon.org/l21/rightsguide.htm in both HTML … Continue reading KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: CAMPUS STUDENTS UTILIZING COUNSELING SERVICES

For Immediate Release: Senate Bringing College Mental Health to Focus

PRESS RELEASE LEGISLATION SUPPORT ADVISORY For Immediate Release June 25, 2018 Contact: Heather Schroeder (877) 569-MIND(6463) Support of Bill To Improve Access To Mental Health Services in Higher Education On June 23, 2018 The Student Mental Health Policy Alliance voted to support a Senate Bill by Bob Casey(D PA) aimed toward improving access to mental health services … Continue reading For Immediate Release: Senate Bringing College Mental Health to Focus

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