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Each month, we interview a member of our coalition, bring together experts from the mental health field and broader community to share news articles about mental health topics, announce community events, our upcoming facebook live events—and so much more. We also offer a handy PDF version to print and share.

Overcoming Stigma for Serenity by Nicole Shields

Overcoming Stigma for Serenity by Nicole Shields

Growing up I felt like something was off. I never felt right or like I fit in. I was quiet & easily blended in. When I began drinking alcohol & using substances as an early teen, it made me feel like I could talk to anyone. It made me feel good because it...

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World Conflicts Can Impact Veterans’ Mental Health

World Conflicts Can Impact Veterans’ Mental Health

Depression, anxiety, and PTSD are common mental health challenges for Veterans and members of the military. Research suggests that 11–20% of veterans experience PTSD each year — significantly higher than past-year estimates for the general population at less than 4%.

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Member Spotlight: Jewish Family Services

Member Spotlight: Jewish Family Services

As an agency that offers mental health services, JFS also recognizes its responsibility for leading and encouraging conversations about stigma, so people feel more comfortable accessing not just our services, but other available mental health services.

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Member Spotlight: Preventionfocus, Inc.

Member Spotlight: Preventionfocus, Inc.

Prevention is a proactive approach that keeps healthy people healthy and gives those at higher risk a better chance of avoiding dangerous and unhealthy behaviors. Underage drinking, substance abuse, problem gambling, bullying, obesity, violence, suicide, and a host of related problems can be reduced when the proper prevention strategies are implemented. Preventionfocus puts such strategies to work every day to stop problems before they start.

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Encouraging Mental Wellness In The Black Community

Encouraging Mental Wellness In The Black Community

According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, Black adults in the U.S. are more likely than white adults to report persistent symptoms of emotional distress, such as sadness, hopelessness and feeling like everything is an effort. Yet, only one...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month — a time to raise awareness and discuss this highly stigmatized topic. In addition to shifting public perception, this month spreads hope and vital information to people affected by suicide.

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BIPOC Community Face Unique Mental Health Struggles

BIPOC Community Face Unique Mental Health Struggles

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services observes National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States.

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