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5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness

Amelia Barile Simon ·
YES! Magazine developed a powerful, research-based infographic that addresses 5 myths about mental illness. Includes data on prevalence of mental illness, percentage of violent behavior, reasons for suicide, treatment and recovery, resilience and optimism, age, gender, race, and socioeconomic factors. 5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness: How to reduce stigma in society? Check your facts. ...
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Rain or Shine- San Diegans Walk to End Mental Illness Stigmatization

Heidi Echeverria ·
On April 30, 2016 Harmonium participated in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk in San Diego. According to NAMI, 1,845 San Diegans participated and fundraised $142,038 to end stigma related to mental illness. Although it was raining and the temperature was well below what is comfortable for Southern Californians many families came and learned about behavioral health resources within the community. By participating and being out in full force organizations and community...
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County Moves Forward With Plan for Behavioral Health Hubs [voiceofsandiego.org]

By Lisa Halverstadt, Voice of San Diego, October 29, 2019 County supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to move forward with efforts to create a network of behavioral health hubs and crisis units countywide, starting in North County and central San Diego. The goal is to shift the county’s mental health system from one overtaxed by emergency room visits and hospital stays to a more efficient chronic care system that helps patients stabilize before they fall into crisis. “It’s not just one...
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Countywide Collaboration Works To Reduce Mental Health Stigma

Sarah M Hughes ·
San Diego Youth Services ’ (SDYS) HERE Now Program , which stands for Helping, Engaging, Reconnecting and Education, in collaboration with North County Lifeline (NCLL) and South Bay Community Services (SBCS), is designed to prevent youth suicide, suicidal ideation, help foster safe schools and create a safer place to learn in San Diego through suicide and bullying prevention education. Specifically, the program focuses on preventing suicide by educating 7th -12 th grade youth and their...
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Each Mind Matters: Raising Awareness For Men's Mental Health (livewellsd.org)

Sarah M Hughes ·
Traditionally, men are raised to be self-sufficient, tough, and to protect their family and property. But what happens when the strong protector needs help? Fear of appearing weak or vulnerable, being unable to meet responsibilities or serve the role they expect of themselves can lead men to feel that they are a burden and that those around them might be better off if they ended their life. Men are less likely than women to reach out to mental health professionals or even to talk about their...
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Working Through It: Mental Health at Work – What are you experiencing?

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Working Through It™ Weekly Emails: Awareness of Mental Health at Work What are you experiencing? – View Worksheet Now! We may have occasions when we're experiencing strong emotions or reactions to something that's happening at work. It's helpful to pay attention to our body's physical and mental reactions to situations that arise as responses to daily stressors. These reactions can have an impact on both our physical and mental health. Let's take a few moments to assess what we're...
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FREE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID CERTIFICATION – JULY SCHEDULE

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour certification course designed to give participants the tools to respond to psychiatric emergencies until professional help arrives and to improve people’s mental health literacy. Specialized classes also for Adults, Adults Working with Youth, Law Enforcement, Vets, Family Members, Higher Education. Classes available in Spanish. (Not eligible for Licensed Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family...
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From Awareness to Action, with Voices of Lived Experience: Wisconsin’s Collective Impact Initiative

Anndee Hochman ·
Perhaps it wasn’t the optimum time to update the network’s vision and values statements: a virtual meeting held in the midst of a global pandemic. But a record number of people—51, compared to the typical 30—tuned in for the May 1 Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health (OCMH) Collective Impact Council, and they gave the new values statement, which highlights inclusivity and collaboration, an enthusiastic thumbs-up. At the virtual table were members from key state departments—Children...
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Linda Ketterer ·
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