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MCCC, MCMHA partner to offer mental health screenings, referrals to students

no EC The Monroe News | 2022-12-03, 11:44

Monroe County Community College and Monroe Community Mental Health Authority officials cut a ceremonial ribbon Wednesday to announce their partnership to provide mental health screenings and referrals to students on MCCC’s main campus four days a week. The

Governments Should Prioritize Mental Health Support

Human Rights Watch | 2022-12-03, 11:42

This December 3, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, governments should commit to putting rights-based mental health support at the center of their policies, especially those related to crisis responses. Climate crisis, Covid-19, armed

Anita Chabria: New York will treat more mentally ill people against their will. Should California follow?

no EC Finger Lakes Times | 2022-12-03, 11:21

At 13, Maddie Delaney was first chair viola in the orchestra at her San Leandro middle school, keeping rhythm for the violins as her mother, Jennifer Williams, puts it — until she began to have delusions. Three weeks ago, at 38, Delaney died while sleeping in

Ex-children's hospital doctor charged with sex crimes

Yahoo Daily News | 2022-12-03, 11:14

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former medical director of a Virginia hospital that serves vulnerable children has been charged with four felony sex crimes in connection with abuse that authorities say happened at the facility years ago. A grand jury indicted Dr.

10 Health Resolutions Doctors Encourage You to Make Today

no EC Valley City Times Record | 2022-12-03, 10:00

(StatePoint) The New Year represents a fresh start and is the perfect time to invest in your health. However, you may be unsure what resolutions will have the biggest impact. Doctors say that the easy, tangible actions you take are some of the most important.

These mobile crisis workers are on a mission: offer an alternative to police-led mental health calls

CBC | 2022-12-03, 09:45

White Coat, Black Art checks in with one of Toronto's new mobile crisis response teams, which they argue is a safer and more effective way to provide health care to people in the community experiencing mental health crises. ...

N.Y. health chief leaving post to rejoin Harvard

The Buffalo News | 2022-12-03, 07:36

ALBANY – State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett announced Friday that she will be stepping down at the end of the year. Bassett, who led the state's response to Covid as well as monkeypox and polio emergencies since joining the Hochul administration last

Improve Mental Health Next Year By Breaking 17 Financial Rules

MENA FN | 2022-12-03, 05:20

(MENAFN - ValueWalk) yacobchuk1 / Deposit Photos If financial rules affect your mental health, they may need to be broken. However, this doesn't mean making bad decisions just for the sake of ... ...

My mental health has tried in 2022- Toke Makinwa spills

TheNewsHOOK | 2022-12-03, 05:13

My mental health has tried in 2022- Toke Makinwa spills ...

Las Vegas Strip stabbing spree suspect headed to psychiatric hospital

no EC Hastings Tribune | 2022-12-03, 04:32

LAS VEGAS — A man accused of stabbing eight people on the Las Vegas Strip, killing two, was found incompetent to face charges during a court hearing Friday. District Judge Christy Craig said two state psychiatrists found that 32-year-old Yoni Barrios was

Gang-rape survivor belittled about her mental health at DND sponsored event

Canoe | 2022-12-03, 04:26

A former Canadian Forces member who survived being gang-raped was belittled and faced derogatory comments about her mental health after tuning in to what was billed as a healing symposium sponsored by National Defence. Story continues below This advertisement

National 988 mental health hotline back up after outage

no EC The Paducah Sun | 2022-12-03, 03:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s 988 hotline, intended to help anyone experiencing a mental health emergency, was back up and running Friday after a daylong outage. The call service, which was launched in July, was restored shortly before midnight on Thursday.

Bombay HC frowns on lethargy of mental health body

The Times of India | 2022-12-03, 01:56

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Friday expressed displeasure that nothing was done by the State Mental Health Authority at its first meeting held in September. Justices Nitin Jamdar and Gauri Godse heard a public interest litigation (PIL) by psychiatrist

NY Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett to resign, return to Harvard. What to know

no EC Times Telegram | 2022-12-03, 01:40

New York state Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett submitted her resignation Friday and will return to her role in academia at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health effective Jan. 1. The resignation comes after Bassett served just over one year as New

Have you called 988 during a mental health crisis? We want to hear from you

The Los Angeles Times | 2022-12-03, 01:09

Since mid-July, people experiencing a mental health crisis across the country have been able to punch three numbers into their phone — 9-8-8 — and reach counselors trained to help. Anyone with a working phone or internet service can call,

MWSU improves Mosaic ties with athletic trainer agreement

no EC News-Press Now | 2022-12-03, 00:55

Missouri Western State University athletics is strengthening connections with Mosaic Life Care. All athletic trainers for the school's teams are being provided by Mosaic, and as a result, the number of athletic trainers has increased from four to seven. The

As respiratory viruses strain US health care systems, Biden administration tells states how it's ready ...

no EC The Citizens | 2022-12-03, 00:55

Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to the hospital for flu last week, almost double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates

Health Care — White House to unwind monkeypox emergency

The Hill | 2022-12-03, 00:45

Netizens are perhaps rightfully scratching their heads over a Pepsi ad featuring Lindsay Lohan in which the actress enjoys a glass of the soda with just a splash of milk. Today in health, the Biden administration says it doesn’t anticipate renewing

Defense & National Security — Navy faces mental health crisis after suicides

The Hill | 2022-12-03, 00:45

The Navy is investigating the suspected suicide deaths of four sailors all assigned to the same ship maintenance center in Virginia in the span of less than a month — a development that comes on the heels of an earlier spate of sailor suicides in April in the

5 ways cheering for your favorite World Cup team improves your health

Popular Science | 2022-12-02, 23:25

Scoring a goal isn't just a triumph for favorite team—the joy you feel is also good for your mental health. Deposit Photos The World Cup is in full swing, with countries duking it out on the soccer field for the championship and, of course, bragging rights.

Wind Power Is Bringing Americans Real Health Benefits

no EC Lebanon Democrat | 2022-12-02, 23:10

FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- With wind power picking up as a viable energy source, new research shows U.S. air quality is getting better, benefiting all Americans' health. There was one caveat to the findings, however: Only about a third of the

Mayor Adams wants better mental health care in NYC, but services have been cut

TheNewsHOOK | 2022-12-02, 23:06

Mayor Adams wants better mental health care in NYC, but services have been cut ...

Berkeley County starts mental health pilot program for inmates

no EC The Post and Courier | 2022-12-02, 23:06

MONCKS CORNER — Berkeley County is taking steps to prioritize mental health by launching a new pilot program at the county detention center covering inmates with mental illnesses. The program is a partnership between the Hill-Finklea Detention Center and the

Business Highlights: Hiring strong; Inflation fears remain

no EC Killeen Daily Herald | 2022-12-02, 23:04

US hiring stays strong, complicating Fed’s inflation fight WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive

Ogden Clinic now offering access to expanded mental health help

Ogden Standard Examiner | 2022-12-02, 23:01

OGDEN — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates nearly 20% of all adults experience some form of mental illness, yet more than half are unable to access treatment. To help keep up with the demands for behavioral health services, Ogden Clinic

Shirkey’s long sought-after mental health legislation defeated in bipartisan vote

Michigan Live | 2022-12-02, 22:54

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey’s long sought-after mental health legislation was rejected in the Michigan Senate this week, and along with its defeat goes millions in funding. Senate Bill 597 and Senate Bill 598, sponsored by Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and

After months of controversy, Killingly schools to pilot mental, behavioral health program

no EC The Bulletin | 2022-12-02, 22:27

The Killingly school district will see key leadership shifts next month as part of an effort to address student behavioral and mental health needs. In a Wednesday letter to parents and students, Superintendent Robert Angeli announced several personnel changes

Australia news live: Assange appeals US extradition in European court of human rights; excitement builds ...

The Guardian | 2022-12-02, 22:19

WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange is battling extradition from Britain to the US where he is wanted on criminal charges. Follow latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast There are growing calls for a major

AHA News: After Cardiac Arrest at College Basketball Game, He's Ready to Cheer Again

no EC The Moore County News-Press | 2022-12-02, 22:02

FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- For more than 50 years, Stan Goldstein has donned his red, black, white and gold – the colors of the University of Maryland's Terrapins – to cheer for his alma mater's men's basketball team at home

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