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New York Made Mental Health Education Mandatory. One Year Later, How’s It Going?

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 »

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Westchester programs for mental health, food assistance receive Gannett grants

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 »

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Responding To Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms

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 »

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NAMI Joins Seven Leading Organizations To Launch Mental Health For US Coalition

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.

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