Firearm Violence and Mental Illness

Firearm Violence and Mental Illness

This is one of the Behavioral Health Center for Excellence’s public lecture series the Behavioral Health Center for Excellence seeks to support new research, the development of clinically innovative practices in such a way that informs policy; that’s kind of our mission and we have a motto which is to innovate, to translate, to disseminate, …

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For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

You know, it wasn’t until 1973 that the American Psychiatric Association, after a fairly lengthy period of debate, discussion, and advocacy, voted to remove homosexuality as a mental disorder. Discrimination, you know, comes in many forms. And the psychological and the social implications of those are, you know, they’re not insignificant. So if you do …

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Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

JONATHAN HAIDT: So, the second great untruth is “always trust your feelings”; the wisdom traditions of the entire world say “don’t do that.” For example, of some of the quotes we have in the book from Shakespeare, “There’s nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so,” from Marcus Aurelius, “The whole world is change, …

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Student Problems Investigates : Student Mental Health (2/3)

Student Problems Investigates : Student Mental Health (2/3)

It’s horrible its er it’s quite shocking Suicide is the single largest killer of men under 45 I’ve said it before – every time you say it people still say to me no, no no come on, really? No, the single largest killer more than heart disease traffic accidents, cancer – the single largest killer …

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Suicide prevention group calls for royal inquiry into mental health services

Suicide prevention group calls for royal inquiry into mental health services

A suicide prevention group is calling for a royal inquiry into the country’s mental health services. A 1700 signature petition supporting the bid was presented to parliament today. And as Eruera Rerekura reports, one of the main campaigners has a Maori child who tried to commit suicide. For this woman, suicide is a topic that’s …

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Craig’s story

I was probably drinking a good amount of alcohol maybe 15 pints quite easily in an evening yeah I I ended up um trying to commit suicide um and a fisherman, a guy on the other side of the pier was fishing he shine he had a torch on me the whole time until the …

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What’s Behind Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Crisis? | NowThis World

What’s Behind Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Crisis? | NowThis World

April 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement being signed in Northern Ireland. The move sought to end 30 years of sectarian conflict in the region, between Irish Republicans and the British State Forces and Loyalists. But in the aftermath of the violence, staggering numbers of suicides and reports of local people …

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Celebrities ‘Speak Up For Kids’ Mental Health, Psychiatrist Urges Removing ’13 Reasons Why’ | TODAY

Celebrities ‘Speak Up For Kids’ Mental Health, Psychiatrist Urges Removing ’13 Reasons Why’ | TODAY

>>RIGHT.>>WE’RE ROOTING FOR THEM. THAT’S FOR SURE.>>THANK YOU.>>>IN THE MEANTIME, MONDAY MARKS THE START OF NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH. AND A NEW INITIATIVE, SPEAK UL FOR KIDS. WELL-KNOWN ATHLETES, ACTORS AND POLITICIANS ARE OPENING UP ABOUT THE PERSONAL STRUGGLES THEY HAVE FACED AND THEIR TRIUMPHS.>>I HAVE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND A GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER. *>>I …

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Imade on Depression, and the Intersections of Social Justice and Mental Health

Imade on Depression, and the Intersections of Social Justice and Mental Health

My name is a Imade Nibokun and I’m a writer. Depression was kind of like something that was hovering in the background that I kind of just got used to and you know, was like a pair of shoes that you wear in and you’re comfortable in it but I didn’t really realize that it …

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Thriving With Mental Illness Pt. 3 | WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative

Thriving With Mental Illness Pt. 3 | WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative

(music) I share my experience with everyone. It’s like the only way you can hurt me if I don’t share. So I’m going to share. Someone’s going to listen whether you want to or not. I remember at times in the home, I would seclude myself to one room until everyone left, then I would …

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