With state funding, Burlington is close to launching a mental health crisis response team

Burlington is close to launching a new crisis response team to be run by the Howard Center. Photo by Patrick Crowley/VTDigger With the guarantee of a government grant, Burlington is close to rolling out a Crisis Response Team this year to help with mental health emergencies. Mayor Miro Weinberger announced to City Council Monday night … Read more

State troopers, misled by a false court order, detain the headmaster for a mental health check

Jim Cockrell, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Public Safety, speaks in Wasilla at the May 3, 2022, press conference. Cockerill ordered an investigation after soldiers mistakenly arrested a school principal for a mental health test. (Photo by Erith Rosen/Alaska Beacon) State troopers mistakenly arrested the 2022 Alaska Director of the Year for a mental … Read more

How exercise can improve your mental health

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain With Toronto experiencing a particularly bleak January, many may be wondering what they can do to boost their mental health. One potentially important strategy is physical exercise, says Catherine Sabiston, a professor in the University of Toronto’s School of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). “If people can engage in … Read more

Add these 7 daily habits to your routine to boost happiness

Happiness is at your fingertips. Being intentional about our mental health seems difficult, but it’s actually very simple. It’s as easy as making yourself laugh and listening to your body. Nurturing your mental health will help you connect more deeply with others, reduce anxiety, and boost your confidence. There are no downsides. You don’t even … Read more

Evers declares 2023 the “Year of Mental Health” in the state

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday in his annual State of the State address that he will seek hundreds of millions of dollars for mental health services for Wisconsinians, especially for children who have spent the past three years dealing with the coronavirus pandemic — declaring 2023 the “Year of Mental Health.” “. In … Read more

Mental Health Resources for Forestview Families Offered, Community – Brainerd Dispatch

Baxter – Mental health and communications professionals will be at Forestview Middle School on Wednesday, January 25th to meet with students, parents, and community members. Principal John Anderson announced the two events in letters to families Monday night. The communications come after the announcement of the death of an eighth-grade student on January 16 and … Read more

There is a mental health crisis at work because life changes so quickly

Credit – Getty Images In October 2022, Surgeon General of the United States Vivek Murthy issued guidance to promote the mental health of employees at work. Murthy’s team developed the framework in response to alarming declines in employee well-being. For example, 76% of workers in 2021 reported symptoms of anxiety or depression, an increase of … Read more

Opening of a youth mental health center in Grove City, Ohio

GROVE CITY, Ohio (WCMH) — Two of Columbus’s largest youth caregivers are teaming up to open a state-of-the-art facility to house children recovering from mental illness. On Jan. 10, The Buckeye Ranch and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced plans to begin operating this spring on a 48-bed mental health treatment center in Grove City to strengthen … Read more

Mother Cabrini Scholarships go to Buffalo-area mental health and workforce groups and dental care initiatives

It’s that time of year again: New York City-based Mother Cabrini Health—the largest organization focused exclusively on health care in New York—announces year-end grants to nonprofits across New York. In Western New York, 41 Buffalo-area programs are sharing nearly $14.3 million to meet a range of urgent community and health-related needs. This is up 35% … Read more

The Racine woman who allegedly allowed her disabled son to die will stay in a mental health institute a little longer

Racine — the woman facing criminal charges over allegations that she allowed her disabled adult son to die on the floor after a fall — will remain at the Mendota Institute of Mental Health for the time being. Cheryl Christensen, 63, has been charged with negligent endangerment for abuse/causing death after her son was found … Read more