July 17, 2019
July 1, 2019 By Kyle S. Mackie WSKG https://wskg.org/news/new-york-made-mental-health-education-mandatory-one-year-later-hows-it-going/ BUFFALO (WBFO) – July 1 marks one year of New York State’s first-in-the-country mandate that schools incorporate mental health into K-12 health education. Officials and educators told WBFO the new law has created an environment in which schools and teachers can experiment, and that one Western more »
Published 3:42 p.m. ET July 2, 2019 Michael P. McKinney Rockland/Westchester Journal News https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2019/07/02/mental-health-program-grant/1454463001/ A nonprofit that provides support for parents whose children have mental health conditions is one of Westchester County’s two recipients of a 2019 grant from the Gannett Foundation’s A Community Thrives program. The Youth Mental Health Project is receiving $12,500 to expand its Parent Support Network, more »
By Amy Willer | Jun. 24, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/June-2019/Responding-to-Bipolar-Psychotic-Symptoms A first experience with psychosis can be terrifying, exhilarating, disorienting or feel just plain ordinary. Sometimes it can seem ordinary because it was your reality for a while. Your senses and brain colluded to fabricate something that wasn’t actually there. It certainly felt real, though. For example, during my first psychotic more »
6/10/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-Seven-Leading-Organizations-to-Launch-Mental-Health-for-US-Coalition NAMI, along with other prominent mental health and addiction organizations, launched Mental Health for US: a nonpartisan educational coalition aimed at elevating mental health issues on the 2020 campaign trail. The coalition is dedicated to uniting Americans to call for bipartisan support and systematic change through grassroots activation.
June 26, 2019
Published Jun 7, 2019 at 11:44 PM | Updated at 3:13 PM EDT on Jun 8, 2019 By David Ushery NBC 4 New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com/investigations/NYC-Top-Cop-Speaks-Out-Mental-Health-Awareness-James-Oneill-Suicides-511005002.html New York City’s top cop is asking members of the NYPD to seek help if they need it in the wake of the suicides of two officers in less than more »
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