Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

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.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."