Growing calls for help as lifeline of support dwindles for Vancouver non-profit

Growing calls for help as lifeline of support dwindles for Vancouver non-profit

Global News at Noon BC A Vancouver non-profit is in need of support after seeing a staggering increase in the number of people it serves. The Kettle Society offers help to people struggling with homelessness, substance use, and mental health challenges.

Mental health, gang violence at forefront of Goshen leaders’ minds | News

Mental health, gang violence at forefront of Goshen leaders’ minds |  News

GOSHEN — During a press conference addressing the recent uptick in violence within the city of Goshen, Major Jeremy Stutsman acknowledged that some of the recent violence in the city has been associated with gang activity. While the gang task force is not yet official, he and other task force members hope to have the … Read more

Celebrate Caring: Brother’s struggle with schizophrenia led local nurse to focus on mental health

Celebrate Caring: Brother’s struggle with schizophrenia led local nurse to focus on mental health

AMBLER, Pa. (WPVI) — The COVID-19 pandemic put the spotlight on the many ways nurses contribute to every community’s health. It also showed the importance of maintaining our mental health. One winner of the Independence Blue Cross: Celebrate Caring Campaign has dedicated her career to better mental health. Although Bonnie Sandy started in nursing at … Read more

Mood-Boosting Foods, Like Seafood, Help Address Rising Mental Health Concerns

Mood-Boosting Foods, Like Seafood, Help Address Rising Mental Health Concerns

What are Mood-Boosting Foods? When we are depressed or anxious, we naturally resist self-care, including preparing and eating nutritious food. But good nutrition is more important than ever for those suffering from depression. Research shows that our daily food choices influence our mental health. “How you nourish your body impacts your health and how you … Read more

Gucci Launches Global Gaming Academy With A Keen Focus On Mental Health

Gucci Launches Global Gaming Academy With A Keen Focus On Mental Health

Gucci wants to foster the next generation of professional esports stars — while ensuring these players have the tools they need to stay on top of their mental and physical wellbeing. A new educational program developed in partnership with Faceit and the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to do just that. Gucci has teamed with … Read more

Adelaide man with schizophrenia wins retrial after three years in custody following theft charges

Adelaide man with schizophrenia wins retrial after three years in custody following theft charges

An Adelaide man has won a retrial on mental health grounds after spending more than three years in custody stemming from a 2017 incident where he threw a bottle at an elderly man and stole his backpack. Key points: An Adelaide man was jailed in 2018 for stealing a backpack and a jacket A psychiatrist’s … Read more

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raises awareness for men’s mental health, prostate cancer

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raises awareness for men’s mental health, prostate cancer

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raises awareness for men’s mental health, prostate cancer The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride takes place on the same day every year in cities across the world to raise money and awareness for men’s mental health and prostate cancer research. Austin, Texas – Almost 200 bikers dressed in their finest clothes headed downtown on … Read more

Summer mental health tips for kids

Summer mental health tips for kids

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD)- Lowcountry mental health experts are giving out tips for families to navigate helping children with mental health issues during the summer months. Some children across the Lowcountry will not have access to in-school guidance counselors and mental health professionals when summer vacation begins. “There’s always a concern over the summer break if … Read more

Choosing the right counselor for your mental health

Choosing the right counselor for your mental health

Reem Abu Khader says she started seeing *** counselor several years ago because she was struggling with depression and the symptoms were interfering with her life. It’s helped me *** a lot because as I’ve gone through different counselors, I’ve sort of I would say graduated to more to techniques that apply more to my … Read more

School counselors sound cry for help after Buffalo shooting | Health, Medicine and Fitness

School counselors sound cry for help after Buffalo shooting |  Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JOCELYN GECKER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press Every school, it seems, has a moment that crystallizes the crisis facing America’s youth and the pressure it is putting on educators. For one middle school counselor in rural California, it came this year after a suicide prevention seminar, when 200 students emerged saying they needed help. … Read more