Mental Health Industry News

June 06, 2024

Changing the Course on Suicide: The Launch of a New National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

In the United States, someone dies by suicide every 11 minutes; the rates of suicidal behaviors have risen over the past decade; and disparities in suicide rates among certain populations are growing (PDF | 13.4 MB).

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May 10, 2024

Without Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Interventions, We Can’t Address the Maternal Mortality Crisis

May 1, 2024, marked World Maternal Mental Health Day, and on May 12, 2024, we will celebrate Mother’s Day. While maternal health is a recognized public health crisis in the United States, mental health, substance misuse, and substance use disorder (SUD) are often overlooked as part of the crisis.

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May 08, 2024

Elmo wants to ‘check in’ again, this time as part of a new ‘Sesame Street’ mental health initiative

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Sesame Street is creating mental health resources for children, all led by Elmo and The Count.

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May 01, 2024

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Tips and Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s May, so just checking in… “How is everybody doing?”

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April 28, 2024

Genetic breakthrough clarifies why Parkinson’s disease develops and hints at ways to halt it

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative movement disorder that progresses relentlessly. It gradually impairs a person’s ability to function until they ultimately become immobile and often develop dementia.

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April 23, 2024

What fans with OCD, anxiety are saying about John Green’s latest movie, ‘Turtles All the Way Down’

John Green's latest movie adaptation tells the story of a teen girl living with OCD. With a May 2 release, fans are starting to see early screenings of the film.

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April 02, 2024

LEGO stores just completely changed the way they support autistic shoppers

LEGO will enhance accessibility in stores worldwide with new shopping features, in hopes of creating a more inclusive environment for all LEGO lovers.

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April 01, 2024

The Importance of Disaster Behavioral Health: Why it Matters

From devastating wildfires, tornadoes, and mudslides to mass shootings and terrorist attacks, it’s almost impossible to turn on the news these days without seeing a report about another disaster. Natural and human-caused disasters are increasing in frequency, duration, and severity.

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