Police Officers Learn Mental Health | When Helpers Need Help, Who You Gonna Call?

Police Officers Learn Mental Health | When Helpers Need Help, Who You Gonna Call?

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Cancer and depression – Macmillan Cancer Support

[Music] My name’s Alfie Cook, I’m 66 years of age and I’m suffering with prostate cancer. When I was first diagnosed with cancer I just couldn’t believe it and so your body just accepts it but then the following day and the following morning when I woke and I thought ‘Oh dear, what’s wrong with …

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Mental distress and the criminal justice system – Christine’s Story

Mental distress and the criminal justice system – Christine’s Story

I came to this country when I was an adult. I was confused, all my family was left in Jamaica. Only person I had it was my father and his new family and I initially I stayed with them. But I was so uncomfortable and cold. So basically what my father did was offered me …

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In Home Recovery Support Program for Mental Health Recovery

In Home Recovery Support Program for Mental Health Recovery

When we are transitioned out from the nursing home, you’re leaving from a structured setting into a unknown pretty much. You’ve been told when to take your meds when to eat when to take a shower everything is laid out to you as far as being told. When you transition out into the community you’re …

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Peer Support Specialists for Mental Health Recovery

Peer Support Specialists for Mental Health Recovery

Like many health conditions, recovery from mental health challenges is possible. Many people who have experienced mental health challenges recover. There are many pathways to recovery: mental health professionals, medications, and information can help a person travel the path of wellness. But navigating the mental health system can be overwhelming and confusing. Peer Specialists can …

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July 2017: Bringing Together Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services

July 2017: Bringing Together Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services

[Music] Hello, I’m Ivette Torres and welcome to another edition of the Road to Recovery. Today we’ll be talking about bringing together mental and substance use disorder treatment and recovery services. Joining us in our panel today are Becky Sterling, Director of the Office of Recovery Services, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Richmond, …

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SAMHSA’s 2014 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Launch Event

SAMHSA’s 2014 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Launch Event

>>WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY. THIS IS THE NINTH — YES. THIS IS THE NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OBSERVANCE SPONSORED BY SAMHSA, THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION. AND WHEN WE REALIZED THAT THIS YEAR’S EVENT WOULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATIONAL COUNCIL CONFERENCE, WE DIDN’T HAVE …

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