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Two African American Pioneers in Mental Health

2020-08-31T09:33:12+00:00

Two African American Pioneers in Mental Health Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina works locally to raise awareness about mental health. Historically, communities of color experience unique and significant challenges in accessing services. Kenneth B. Clark and Inez B. Prosser were two important pioneer figures that fought for the rights of African Americans in [...]

Two African American Pioneers in Mental Health2020-08-31T09:33:12+00:00

Mental Health Care at a Women’s Center in Kansas City

2020-08-31T09:34:58+00:00

Mental Health Care at a Women’s Center in Kansas City In 2013, a new Women’s Center in Kansas City called City Rescue Mission has begun reconstruction of their program to add mental health care for their residents. Not long after the center was opened, workers noticed that 100 percent of the women moving in [...]

Mental Health Care at a Women’s Center in Kansas City2020-08-31T09:34:58+00:00

Ask yourself, “Am I trying to be better, or look better?”

2020-06-01T14:34:10+00:00

Ask yourself, “Am I trying to be better, or look better?” Many are more concerned with the latter, and will even sacrifice their health for their appearance. Additionally, people believe the fallacy that improving their appearance will make them do better in jobs, relationships, and all other areas of life. However, focusing too heavily [...]

Ask yourself, “Am I trying to be better, or look better?”2020-06-01T14:34:10+00:00

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Mental Health

2020-06-01T14:32:13+00:00

Vocalize What you Need Many times you may feel hesitant to speak up for yourself, especially when you need something. Don’t keep silent because you feel that you might be a burden. Value your importance. Its Okay To Have A Bad Day When your mental health is suffering, the last thing you need is [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Mental Health2020-06-01T14:32:13+00:00

Over the years, the increase in opioid overdoses has risen significantly

2020-08-31T09:37:00+00:00

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-robins-opioids-past_us_5aa677f4e4b07047bec85a29 Over the years, the increase in opioid overdoses has risen significantly. Drug use in the minority communities has been a concern for a while, but recently the rise in overdoses and deaths caused by this substance abuse has brought more attention to this problem. This major health crisis does greatly affect black Americans [...]

Over the years, the increase in opioid overdoses has risen significantly2020-08-31T09:37:00+00:00

Think Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms are Just for Addicts? Think Again

2020-06-01T14:30:48+00:00

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. Sometimes people—especially young people—struggling with mental health concerns develop [...]

Think Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms are Just for Addicts? Think Again2020-06-01T14:30:48+00:00

Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far

2020-06-01T14:24:32+00:00

Studies show good mental health is important Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. Sometimes [...]

Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far2020-06-01T14:24:32+00:00