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No one is alone, mental health help is available in Pennsylvania

No one is alone, mental health help is available in Pennsylvania

August 15, 2020 Connect FM https://www.connectradio.fm/2020/08/15/no-one-is-alone-mental-health-help-is-available-in-pennsylvania/ Harrisburg, PA – If you’re dealing with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, resources are available in Pennsylvania. You can talk to someone on … Read more No one is alone, mental health help is available in Pennsylvania

Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

August 23, 2020 By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania Capital-Star https://www.penncapital-star.com/education/schools-stare-down-teen-mental-health-crisis-as-they-prepare-for-largely-virtual-year/ Pennsylvania schools have retrofitted buildings and overhauled class schedules to protect public health this fall – but they’ve said less about … Read more Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

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“Suicide the Ripple Effect” Film Screening & Discussion

The Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force and NAMI Bucks County are co-hosting a local premiere screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect, a film created to help reduce the number … Read more “Suicide the Ripple Effect” Film Screening & Discussion

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QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

QPR Gatekeepers are trained to understand and recognize a mental health crisis. They learn the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide and are given the language to talk … Read more QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

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NAMI Virtual Forum: Tackling Parent & Caregiver Back-to-School Burnout

Join us as we welcome James Mast, LPC, to the NAMI Virtual Forum as he tackles the topic of Parent & Caregiver Back-to-School Burnout on Thursday, September 17th at 7:00 … Read more NAMI Virtual Forum: Tackling Parent & Caregiver Back-to-School Burnout

State hotline sees uptick in student mental health calls

State hotline sees uptick in student mental health calls

Aug 4, 2020 By Marcia Moore The Daily Item https://www.dailyitem.com/news/snyder_county/state-hotline-sees-uptick-in-student-mental-health-calls/article_442db866-4fdd-5ca0-bd01-181424665b2a.html The second annual Safe2Say Something report shows the most anonymous tips made to the unsafe school activity crisis management center … Read more State hotline sees uptick in student mental health calls

Doctors Have Duty To Warn Of Threats Made By Patients

Doctors Have Duty To Warn Of Threats Made By Patients

July 21, 2020 KDKA https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/07/21/states-high-court-mental-health-doctors-have-duty-to-warn/ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mental health professionals have a duty to warn of threats made by patients even if they are made against an unspecified person, … Read more Doctors Have Duty To Warn Of Threats Made By Patients

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Fall 2020 Education Programs

NAMI Peer-to-Peer and NAMI Family-to-Family are set to begin again this September online on Zoom. Learn more about mental health diagnoses, how the brain functions, self-care, lived experience, and more. … Read more Fall 2020 Education Programs

A Pa. Board Is Sidelining Officers With Mental Health Histories. But Advocates Say It’s Proof Of A Problematic Law

A Pa. Board Is Sidelining Officers With Mental Health Histories. But Advocates Say It’s Proof Of A Problematic Law

June 19, 2020 By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania Capital-Star At some point in the last year, a state commission began quietly plugging the names of Pennsylvania’s municipal police officers into a … Read more A Pa. Board Is Sidelining Officers With Mental Health Histories. But Advocates Say It’s Proof Of A Problematic Law

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NAMI Virtual Forum: Surviving the War Against Yourself

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM on Zoom Through sharing his story of recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety, PTSD, and multiple suicide attempts, Thomas Dunning breaks down the … Read more NAMI Virtual Forum: Surviving the War Against Yourself