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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.
We recently spoke with Julie Rosinski, LCSW-R, PMH-C Co-Director, WNY Postpartum Connection, Inc. about stigma and postpartum mental health concerns.
About 15-20% of mothers, or one in five to seven will experience postpartum depression and anxiety. There are still barriers to women seeking help for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADS). Most recent data indicates that only about 50% of women will seek help....
We recently spoke with Beth D. Fronckowiak, Director of Learning & Engagement for Buffalo/Toronto Public Media about educating the community about mental health.
March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The goal is to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and address the barriers that those with disabilities face. On March 21, World Down Syndrome Day, individuals...
We recently spoke with Shannon Higbee, CEO of Recovery Options Made Easy about educating the community about mental health.
Chris Kreiger Sr., Iraq War Veteran President, Co-Founder, talks about new services offered to Veterans that address mental health conditions.
The CDC reports that nearly one in four of adults provide care or assistance to a person with a long-term illness or disability. In addition, about one in three individuals spend at least 20 hours a week caring for a loved one.
We recently spoke with Mike Telesco, owner of the Telesco Creative Group and a founding member of the Anti-Stigma Coalition.
A Healthy Mind survey revealed that nearly two out of five Americans rated their mental health as only fair or poor. More than one in four reported they anticipated experiencing more stress at the start of 2023, up from one in five last year.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for many people, but for some older adults, it is a time of isolation and sadness.
Stigma can be a significant barrier for Veterans needing and wanting help for mental health challenges. An estimated 50 percent of returning Veterans in need do not seek mental health treatment.
The BPS Adult Education Division’s programs and services are provided to adult learners who are in need of academic credentials and/or training that will better equip them to be self-sufficient and accountable members of our community.