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All-Time Low For HIV/AIDS In NYC

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the New York Observer: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a new report Monday–coinciding with the 26th annual World AIDS Day–declaring that New York HIV diagnoses have reached an all-time low. The report shows that in NYC in 2013, 2,832 people were newly diagnosed with HIV and 1,784 people were diagnosed with AIDS. Show More Summary

New Yorkers With HIV Hits All Time Low

Fewer New Yorkers have been diagnosed with HIV than ever before, according to a report released today by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in conjunction with World AIDS Day. [ more › ]

Zelda Williams Honors Dad Robin on World Mental Health Day

Zelda Williams is honoring the memory of her dad Robin Williams and trying to raise awareness for several charities on World Mental Health Day. “Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay. Mental illness is often misunderstood & misrepresented, but that’s starting to change. Let’s end the stigma,” the 25-year-old actress tweeted. “Mental health IS as important as physical health, [...]

Reasons for Living: World Mental Health Day

Reasons for living never come cheap Even your best ones can put me to sleep What I am saying, or trying to say Is that there must be a better way … ~ Duncan Sheik I have bipolar II disorder, which means the depressive side is far more prominent than the manic one. Recently, when […]

Living with Mental Illness: World Mental Health Day 2014

Living with any mental illness is never easy. Nowhere is this more true that when a person has to deal with the likes of schizophrenia, depression or bipolar disorder. Sometimes treatments don’t seem to work as effectively as promised. Other times we run into friends or family members just not really knowing how to act […]

World Mental Health Day tackles schizophrenia stigma

World Mental Health Day is on 10 October every year and today the focus is on reducing the stigma around schizophrenia. Living with a mental health condition is hard enough. Living with one that’s misunderstood, that some people areShow More Summary

Kay Warren Interview: '24 Hours of Hope' Broadcast on World Mental Health Day, Impact of Son's Suicide on the Church Community, and Stigma of Mental Illness

Today, Pastor Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church are hosting "24 Hours of Hope," a free global online event designed to encourage individuals living with a mental illness, educate and support their families, and equip church leaders for compassionate and effective mental health ministry. On Thursday, Kay Warren talked with The Christian Post on the subject.

Hannah Epperson - Brother

Sounds like: Feist, Andrew Bird, Braids Song: Hannah Epperson - Brother What's so good? October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It's a day when we bring attention to mental health and its effects on people all over the world. In appreciation...Show More Summary

The Beautiful, Colourful Way Australia Supports World Mental Health Day

SYDNEY — On Friday morning, more than 200 surfers dressed in fluorescent clothing rose early and headed for their nearest beach. In a show of support for World Mental Health day, not-for-profit organisation OneWave was behind the world's longest fluro wave at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Show More Summary

Mental Health & Happiness: World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the 2014 focus to be schizophrenia. The people at the William Glasser Institute – US (WGI-US) took to heart Dr. Glasser’s mandate that society treat mental health as a public health issue. When we do that, the focus is on […]

World Mental Health Day: Let's Do It for the Children

On October 10, World Mental Health Day, the U.S. government should make a firm commitment to expand access to mental health and psychosocial support services in their humanitarian responses. The current number of forcibly displaced persons...Show More Summary

Join us for the 4th Annual Blog Party: World Mental Health Day, Oct. 10

Next week on October 10th, we’re celebrating World Mental Health Day. And, if you’re a blogger, we’d like you to join us for our 4th annual blog party. World Mental Health Day is promoted by the World Health Organization to help raise awareness about mental health issues. The day promotes open discussion of mental disorders, […]

Hallucinating in the deep waters of consciousness

On Saturday I curated a series of short films about other inner worlds, altered states and the extremes of mental health at London’s Shuffle Festival. I discovered one of the films literally a couple of days before the event, and it completely blew me away. Narcose is a French documentary about a dive by world […]

Olympic Movement endorses World Refugee Day

While the most urgent needs include the provision of food and health services, sport can indeed play an important role for improving mental and physical health. For refugee populations, which are largely composed of young people andShow More Summary

The Cost & Solutions to Stress and Mental Illness in the Workplace: An Interview with Graeme Cowan

The direct cost of depression to the United States in terms of lost time at work is estimated at 172 million days yearly. According to the World Health Organization, mental disorders are the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and Canada. Australian Graeme Cowan, who experienced a horrific five-year mental breakdown, published a report […]

Der Fartenführer: The Story of Hitler’s Illnesses

9 months agoOdd : Neatorama

The following is an article from Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader. What was it that caused Adolf Hitler’s physical and mental health to collapse in the closing days of World War II? He was losing the war, of course- surely that had a great deal to do with it. Show More Summary

Mental Health Break

by Jessie Roberts In honor of World Water Day, a bit of animation made entirely with water drops:

You Deserve It: 12 Ideas For Taking a Mental Health Day

Everyone needs a day off just to recuperate and refresh. Take a break from work and all the real world responsibilities that come with being an adult by giving yourself permission to take a mental health day. Here are some suggestions...Show More Summary

Tessa Munt MP backs mental health discrimination campaign

Liberal Democrat MP Tessa Munt joined Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg and the Care Minister Norman Lamb on World Mental Health Day last week to support Mind, the leading mental health charity’s ‘Time to Change’ campaign. Tessa said: “The ‘Time to Change’ campaign is all about tackling the stigma that surrounds mental health. One in four […]

Happy Mental Health Day To All

On October 10, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Committee on Children's Rights at the United Nations commemorated World Mental Health Day, an official U.N. international day, with a side event on children's psychosocial wellbeing. Show More Summary

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