May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. What does it mean to be "aware" of mental health though? Of what should we be aware? Here are a couple of thoughts: · We all need to be aware of mental health Just like with physical problems, mental health problems and the complaints associated can affect people regardless of age and range in severity. Show More Summary
As Mental Health Awareness month comes to a close, I hope that we can raise our acceptance and understanding of psychological conditions, whether they be related to OCD, depression, personality disorders or autism, and find something funnier to laugh about.
Have you ever wondered what you would do if an accidental injury or illness kept you from working? May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and the perfect time to educate yourself about the resources available if you need time away from work to recover from an injury or...
The Best Friends Animal Society in Salt Lake City (also an L.A. location) has taken in 500+ kittens in the last two months, and they need homes! “Sometimes you have to go Cute to raise awareness about an important issue. We’re thrilled the campaign is getting so much attention and hope that we’re inspiring people […]
What an amazing month it has been! 2015's National Foster Care Awareness month appears to again have been a huge success. Events were held almost daily all across the country. Former foster kids got together for a big conference in Baltimore...Show More Summary
While May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month is coming to a close this week, there is an ongoing need to encourage both individuals and healthcare providers to follow the recommendations of both the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that individuals born between 1945 and 1965 – the so-called “baby boomer” generation –...
In 2013, President Obama proclaimed May as National Mental Health Awareness Month in an effort to cast a brighter spotlight on this issue and on the challenges faced by the millions of Americans -- as many as one in four adults, andShow More Summary
Last month, as part of ongoing efforts to increase awareness of viral hepatitis among populations at risk, we were pleased to host a webinar Hepatitis C Prevention Opportunities Among People Who Inject Drugs: Confronting the Growing Epidemic. Participants learned about trends in hepatitis C, new tools, and prevention messages, and also reviewed hepatitis C prevention...
Each of us can think about our own mental wellness--for the month of May and beyond.
As you may be aware, the U.S. Dollar is on the rise, averaging over 10% so far in the last 12 months. For stamp investors, this is a moment of opportunity even if you don’t travel internationally. The Internet is a [...]
Feeling empowered by the success of our recent mental health event at the American University of Beirut, volunteers from our mental health awareness group (WA3I/???) spoke with hundreds of high school students this week in Beirut to help open minds and erase stigma related to mental illness. Show More Summary
It proved to be a bittersweet Mental Health Awareness Month this May 2015. As mental health advocates posted articles and assembled educational community forums, Human Rights Watch shocked America with the truth. A 127-page investigative...Show More Summary
If you hadn’t yet heard, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Stress seems to be a fact of modern life. Like many people, you may be juggling multiple demands and multiple roles. If you are finding that it is causing you to lose sleep and […]
Most people spend the majority of their waking hours working. During those long hours, the office setting either promotes good mental health or contributes to poor emotional well-being. Despite the large role that office culture plays...Show More Summary
It's not surprising that May signifies both the official kickoff to summer and Skin Cancer Awareness month. It's a great reminder to protect your skin while enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Whether it's a day at the pool, a barbecueShow More Summary
This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers mental health and the workforce, dating with a mental illness, how pets can help your mental health, and more! May Is Mental Health Awareness Month — Here’s Why Companies Should Care: Does your company realize the crucial impact […]
Clinton’s e-mails released by the US State Department reveal that she was aware of dangers to the life of US Ambassador in Benghazi 18 months before he was murdered.
With almost 1.5 billion monthly active users worldwide, Facebook is easily the world’s largest social media site. But how much do you know about its actual users? Marketing firm Wishpond put together 40 of the latest facts and stats about Facebook. Show More Summary
Each October, popular culture becomes awash in pink ribbons, pink balloons and pink shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The publicity of breast cancer research, treatment and survival through the pink campaign may the most well-known...Show More Summary
Here are some reading suggestions for Mental Health Awareness Month curated by our friends at BookSparks. Millions of Americans face the reality of living with mental illness and it still remains a topic people want to avoid. May isShow More Summary