Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: mental health

Never had a chance!

It was 1956, Brooklyn, NYC, the year after our beloved Dodgers had finally won a World Series from those Damn Yankees. We...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced...

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Norvergence: Psychosocial and mental health impacts of climate change

“In the tech-saturated world, climate change is the biggest global threat (both physically and mentally).” Most articles or blog...

APA Suggests Boosting Creativity Can Improve Health Efficiently

Creativity is highly contagious, the more it is performed, the more it spreads. Ever wondered about the miracles of creativity and art...

Pledge to fight for mental health rights

Pledge to fight for mental health rights and make it easier for Americans to keep their mental health in check. 

Government should pay for migrant families’ mental health services, lawsuit says

“These mental health services cannot be provided in the same slipshod manner as the government implemented its initial trauma inducing policy.”

The moral urgency of mental health

Western governments are neglecting an opportunity to reduce the great misery caused by mental illness, even though the net cost would be nil.

Where is father’s little helper and why is acid cool?

The path forward relies on our ability to ask the right questions, our ability to tell complicated stories, and on our ability to tolerate pain.

What If Mental Health First Aid Were as Widespread as CPR?...

One in every four Americans experiences mental illness, and lack of police understanding can lead to tragedy. Here’s what could happen if we were all trained to deal with depression and anxiety.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?