Changing The Narrative: Maryland Football Continues To Be At The Forefront Of Mental Health Awareness

Changing The Narrative: Maryland Football Continues To Be At The Forefront Of Mental Health Awareness

Additionally, Anthony Pecorella has been an outspoken advocate and leading voice for mental health awareness, specifically among student-athletes. The senior punter started an Instagram account last year called Healthy Minds, where he encourages athletes to share their battles with mental health. He also works hand-in-hand with Baribeau on a mental health coalition with approximately 40 … Read more

The public health crisis staring us in the face – New York Daily News

The public health crisis staring us in the face – New York Daily News

Young people in the United States are struggling with depression as never before. The most recent national estimates indicate that this mental-health scourge has been increasing among young people since 2015 and that in 2020, prior to the pandemic, nearly one in five youth ages 12-17 had experienced depression in the past year. In comparison, … Read more

Buffalo shooting highlights mental health

Buffalo shooting highlights mental health

Buffalo, NY CNN — The day after Buffalo experienced the largest mass shooting in its history, teams of emergency volunteers and mental health counselors arrived on the scene, offering emotional support and distributing food. The response was robust and swift, but there was one big problem. “The community didn’t feel comfortable coming up the stairs … Read more

Huntington Beach Mobile Crisis Response team handled over 2,000 calls in first year of operation

Huntington Beach Mobile Crisis Response team handled over 2,000 calls in first year of operation

Outreach takes many forms, according to Michael Romero, a licensed psychiatric technician with the nonprofit, Be Well OC. Washing the swollen feet of a man who had spent days going barefoot and helping a distraught homeless person on the verge of a public breakdown track down a missing dog are just a couple of services … Read more