Mental Health

USF experts say social stigma surrounding mental health affects some male students – The Oracle

According to the director of the Tampa Campus Counseling Center, Scott Strader, male students are less likely to seek services and therapy than women. Oracle image Some male students may fall victim to societal stigma regarding mental health that leads them not to seek help, according to Scott Strader, director of the Campus Counseling Center …

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For Kent teen, getting mental health help ‘was like blowing a storm’

McKenna Riddle was changing – even her friends were starting to notice. The Kent teenager was fearful, easily angry, finding herself either on guard or struggling to remember things, and almost “shut down,” as she puts it. Riddle, 19, recalls how she felt after going through a traumatic experience in early 2020: “It was like …

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Winners of the Pabst Steinmetz Award for Innovation in the Arts and Wellness Promote mental health resilience

The arts and humanities have a unique ability to resonate with the human spirit across time, space, and social and economic condition. When this power is harnessed by the community through sustainable, evidence-based, and interdisciplinary initiatives, the potential for positive human impact is limitless. Building on this idea, the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Prize for Arts …

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New Grant Funds in School Mental Health Services in QPS, Hancock County | education

Quincy — Students are dealing with outside pressures, from the pandemic to social media, more than ever, says Quincy High School assistant principal Bill Sanders. “The biggest things we’re seeing are depression and anxiety and how do you deal with those things, how do you deal with some of those things,” he said. “What happens …

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Addressing the mental health crisis in children

Serra Linares, Vice President, Partnerships, Transforming Healthcare Rachel MacRobinson, Founder and President, DotCom Therapy Children in America were increasingly struggling with mental health before COVID-19, but the pandemic has exacerbated an already growing crisis. Today in the United States, nearly one in five children suffers from a mental health disorder. What is troubling is that …

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Los Angeles County Looks to Expand Interns Program Amid Shortage of Mental Health Professionals | KPCC – NPR News for Southern California

Los Angeles County is looking to expand its intern program amid a shortage of mental health professionals Shortage of mental health workers 11/29/22 According to the October report, 28 percent of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health positions are open. The province hopes that boosting its training programs for students will draw more …

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Ambulatory health officials and health officials discuss ways to improve mental health

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile City and other health officials are discussing ways to improve mental health services across the city. After a two-hour meeting, everyone agreed that the best way to help improve these services was to receive more funding. City Councilman Scott Jones said Alabama is last in mental health care, and he …

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USG hears about the latest on mental health, campus safety, and dining

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate heard updates regarding mental health resources, campus security, and dining during a Zoom meeting on Sunday, November 27. The Senate voted in favor of a constitutional amendment to set an expiration date for special commissions, and also rejected a second amendment that would have expanded the commission’s flexibility. As …

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The UC San Diego webinar takes a “deep look” at mental health locally and around the world

Because mental health continues to be an issue on campus, in the larger local community, and in the world, UC San Diego introduced a webinar on November 28 featuring a panel of experts discussing problems in mental health and ways to get help. UCSD Campus In “A Deep Look at Mental Health: Campus, Community, and …

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