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As crimes rise, battles rage over police...

When President Joe Biden said “the answer” to nationwide crime spikes was to defund the police, he reignited an intense debate about defunding police departments. “The answer,” Biden said in his State of the Union address on March 1, “is not to defund the police. The answer is to defund the police. Defund them with […]

School-based mental health program eases...

On a recent February morning, Eliza, a student at Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, Massachusetts, walked down the school hallway. Accompanied by a school social worker, Eliza discussed some of her favorite books and TV shows, and when she ran into a teacher she hadn’t seen in several weeks, she got excited. . There […]

Announcement from the Center for Rural B...

March 03, 2022 | Highlighted Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will establish a Rural Behavioral Health Center in the fall to improve access to behavioral health care for residents outside of Minnesota, in order to include residents of recognized reserves. A 2021 Minnesota Department of Health Workforce […]

Yerxa and Ellis named Suncoast Credit Un...

History links FORT MYERS, Florida. – The Suncoast Credit Union FGCU Athletics Athletes of the Month for January have been announced with Haley Yerxa (Ottawa, Ontario/Hillcrest) of the women’s golf program and Brian Ellis (Oviedo, FL/Hagerty HS) baseball win honor. A female and a male Eagle are chosen as Scholar-Athlete of the […]

Local students named on Husson president...

BANGOR – The following local students have been named to Husson University’s 2021 Fall Presidents Roster. Augusta’s Holly H. Blackwood is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.Molly Eesa Dutil of Augusta is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences/Pharmacy Doctorate program.Augusta’s Thomas Izik Hodgkins is enrolled in the Bachelor of […]

OPM offers guidance to employees, superv...

Below are OPM’s tip sheets for employees, supervisors, and agency management for working in a hybrid onsite/offsite environment. Employees Planning Be transparent and realistic in your expectations with your supervisor Be sure to clarify with your supervisor the expectations of your position and highlight the strategic alignment between it and the organizational mission Align individual […]

As pandemic wreaks havoc on student ment...

As the pandemic continues to take a toll on children and their mental health, it remains difficult to get them the support they need. School counselors are often a primary resource for mental wellness and guidance, but few are found in American schools. According to the latest data from the American School Counselor Association, there […]

Dr. Julie Smith: “Mental health is no di

Dr Julie Smith, 37, is a clinical psychologist who has a private practice in Hampshire and spent 10 years working for the NHS. In November 2019, she started make TikToks containing clear and engaging advice on various mental health issues. She has more than 3 million followers and in January published her first book, Why […]

Candidate Profile: Jon Cohn for Whitnall...

GREENFIELD, WI – The 2022 election is heating up in Wisconsin and there are plenty of races with candidates eager to serve in elected office. Voters will decide the outcome of seats for state and Senate representatives, as well as local governments and school boards. Patch asked the candidates for the Whitnall School Board, which […]

Pandemic mental health affects healthcar...

More than ever, healthcare and social workers are feeling the burden of being in a helping profession, with high levels of anxiety and burnout More help for stressed social workers is at hand. The Care to Speak peer support program has expanded to connect people in the social service sector with someone who understands. Since […]

Meet the remarkable Berkshire carer offe...

A Berkshire caregiver has shared how she shares her life with those in need. This caregiver opens her home to give vulnerable people in her community a chance to live a family life, rather than going to an institution. Mel Dorward and others like her are part of West Berkshire’s Shared Lives Program, which is […]

Mind body boost | Student life

Are you looking to improve your mental well-being, meet like-minded students, and improve your level of physical activity to promote good health? We offer many of our students the opportunity to participate in our brand new Mind body boost (MBB) which we are delighted to launch at the University of Stirling. The University of Stirling […]

Police increase patrols in small village...

LITTLE VILLAGE — Chicago police are stepping up patrols in Little Village and offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega on 26th Street. Police Superintendent David Brown told a Monday news conference that investigators had “very strong leads” in the case, but declined to give […]

Neumann names new dean of nursing – Delc

ASTON – Neumann University has appointed Dr Theresa Pietsch as Dean of its School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Pietsch succeeds Dr. Kathleen Hoover, who served as the school’s dean for the past 17 years. Pietsch came to Neumann in 2008 as an assistant professor of nursing and has worked her way up, serving as […]

California tries ‘whole person care’ for

In summary Faced with a myriad of social pathologies, California will try a new approach – a more integrated and aggressive treatment. As it faces the stubborn COVID-19 pandemic, California also grapples with an assortment of equally resilient social pathologies, including chronic disease, homelessness, poverty, drug and alcohol addiction, mental illness and street crime. State […]

The Bulldogs Youth Leadership Program is...

By Molly Magennis The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation Youth Leadership Program is back in 2022, with applications open to western youth. The program is open to people aged 14-16 who live or work in Ballarat, Ararat, Melton, Pyrenees, Brimbank, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong. The program, established in 2013, gives participants the opportunity to learn from […]

Welcome to 2022 with UC San Diego’s Chan

Changemaker Week events will go virtual for the 2022 celebration. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communications. All photos taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. Jhe start of the year brings new opportunities to take action that positively benefits our local communities, our region and more. At UC San Diego, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community […]

Industry-first SyntraNet ™ and Martti ™

DELRAY BEACH, Florida, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – UpHealth, Inc. (NYSE: UPH) today announced a full integration of its technology platforms that expands the ability of care teams to manage value-based and other health care programs. population health to include real-time and remote resources, including language interpreters. UpHealth now offers the only integrated […]

Cllr Doyle: Minister of Finance’s offer

Aontú adviser Emmet Doyle has called on Finance Minister Conor Murphy to provide 100% of the funding needed to transform mental health services in the North. Cllr Doyle, who represents the Ballyarnett neighborhood, said that while the funding provided so far is a start, more help is needed from the Department of Finance. Last month […]

28 Row, a new app for female academics a...

Tumi Adeyoju, 20, graduated in public health from the University of Houston. But when she’s not in class or studying, she maintains a blog on fashion, lifestyle and beauty, a business she hopes to turn into a business. Like many of her generation, Adeyoju dreams of becoming an influencer: a catch-all for anyone who makes […]

Research on legislation banning gay conv...

Research on legislation banning conversion therapy will be published in 2022, the children’s minister said. Conversion therapy refers to any form of treatment offered to change a person’s sexual orientation or to suppress a person’s gender identity and an all-island multi-stakeholder coalition calling for its legal ban launched in April . Responding to a parliamentary […]

LA County Office of Education: Dealing w...

For the publisher: I commend The Times editorial board for bringing attention to a serious problem in education – the mental well-being of our children, which was of concern before COVID-19. The pandemic has only heightened our urgency. Virtually all students in Los Angeles County and beyond have experienced some level of trauma since March […]

Carlsbad reports success of homelessness...

Carlsbad has moved 16 people from the homeless to permanent housing and 28 people to temporary shelters in the first three months of the city’s increased efforts to reduce its homeless population. Police contacted 253 different homeless people between July 1 and September 30, Police Captain Christie Calderwood said in a report last week to […]

Indian media veteran builds women-only s...

Tarun Katial currently working on Eve World, the first social media platform for women only. An additional layer of blockchain technology has been added to the platform, which will allow users to be rewarded for every action. The platform will be launched first in India, the Middle East and Indonesia, then in other countries. Tarun […]

Volunteer firefighters share impact of b...

Disclaimer: This article deals with the subject of mental health and mentions suicide. This can be triggering for some. If you or someone you love needs support, Lifeline (13 11 14) is available 24/7, free of charge. As Australia braces for another bushfire season, new search from Edith Cowan University revealed how reeling our volunteer […]

PRSA-NY Elects Chapter 2022 Leadership w...

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced its 2022 President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The Chapter elected Aaron Kwittken, Founder and CEO of PROphet, 2021 President. Carmella Glover, Diversity Action Alliance (DAA) President and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at […]

For All Seasons Welcomes Six New Board M...

EASTON – For All Seasons welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors: Kamari A. Collins of Easton; Aimee Dietsch, DHSc, of Easton; Gary Goldstein, MD, of St. Michaels; Leonard Wolf, CPA, RIA, of Easton; Michael T. Flaherty, Ph.D., of Tilghman; and Elizabeth Spurry, CFP, CTFA, de Trappe. “These new board members bring a […]

Family flies to Costa Rica for drug addi...

At 15, Connor O’Callaghan was outgoing, fun-loving, and active, like many other teenagers. Then he suffered a head injury during a high school basketball game in Kemptville, Ont., According to his mother Lyn. She says his behavior quickly changed with “mood swings, different levels of anger and anxiety,” and that he would suffer from four […]

How do you fix Washington’s mental and b

Even before the pandemic, Washington’s mental health and drug addiction response system was stretched. “There is a lack of resources and it can sometimes be difficult for people to get timely, sustained care,” Representative Nicole Macri, a Democrat who represents part of Seattle in the state legislature, said Thursday. from Washington. This system has struggled […]

Dawson Named Outstanding Administrator: ...

WAUPUN – Wendi Dawson, Director of Student Services for the Waupun Area School District, received the Administrator of the Year award from the Wisconsin Council of Special Services Administrators. It is the highest honor of the group. As part of the appointment process, she received letters of support from her principal, colleagues and a teacher […]

To strengthen Washington’s mental health

As the need for mental health care in Washington far exceeds the state’s ability to provide it, a group of university leaders have a new strategy: to train students earning a bachelor’s degree in evidence-based speech therapy. This move could quickly increase the number of providers available and ease the burden on those with more […]

New law to bring the dietary benefits of...

Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Thousands of students in California may soon […]

Offender walks away from reintegration p...

San Diego – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for Antonio Antunez, Jr. who left the Men’s Community Reintegration Program (MCRP) facility in San Diego on October 29, 2021. An emergency search began around 10 p.m. Friday evening after Antunez’s GPS monitor alerted it had been tampered with, and he was […]

The SNUBH team is developing a social tr...

Researchers at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH) have developed the first program aimed at improving the social skills of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have struggled in social life after reaching adulthood. A research team, led by Professor Yoo Hee-jeong of the SNUBH Department of Psychiatry, developed the first nationwide program to […]

DU Psychology: places limited for boys, ...

No less than 11 colleges in the University of Delhi (DU) offer BA (Hons) psychology courses, seven of which are women’s-only institutes. The other four are coeducational colleges, which means boys have to compete more with girls for a place. In addition to the sky-high thresholds, male applicants who aspire to pursue a career in […]

Preschool program tied to better social ...

A preschool enrichment program developed at Penn State helps build social and emotional skills that still have positive effects years later in middle and high school, according to a new study. The researchers found that students attending Head Start preschools who implemented the Research-based, Developmentally Informed (REDI) program were less likely to experience behavioral issues, […]

new grant-funded program will bring soci...

### If we could forget that education never existed and start over, what would it be like? It’s a question – originally posed by Project Zero of the Harvard Graduate School of Education – that Bill Funkhouser, an arts education specialist for the Humboldt County Office of Education, keeps in mind. “For me, that’s kind […]

Wilmington activists join nationwide pro...

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday at the corner of Princess and 3rd Street in downtown Wilmington, joining a nationwide protest in support of women’s reproductive rights and access to abortion. Sporting placards with illustrations of female reproductive organs and wearing pink cat ears, the crowd cheered as speakers addressed reproductive issues such as abortion […]

Pandemic has revealed major issues for r...

The Community Sponsorship Program was introduced in the UK in July 2016 to enable community groups to support the resettlement of refugee families The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that there is a lack of clear access to digital resources, language barriers and adequate welfare support for refugees who were part of the Community Sponsorship Program […]

COVID-19: campus life is getting back on...

Regional colleges and universities report that they are progressing relatively well during the semester despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the challenges posed by the positive cases, schools are making the most of them, officials reported, continuing to operate as close to normal as possible. Schools demand masks, make hand sanitizer available, disinfect classrooms and […]

Halifax rally calls for guaranteed basic...

A small group of passionate people gathered in Halifax on Saturday to demand a guaranteed basic income, creating a social safety net that catches up with everyone. Basic Income Nova Scotia (BIG-NS) hosted the rally at Grand Parade to mark International Basic Income Day, with members creating signs and chalk drawings to draw attention to […]

Extensive support for young people in ca...

Eligible youth and young adults who have left government care will continue to benefit from more flexible access to the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program, as the government extends COVID-19 emergency measures until in March 2022. “All young people in transition to adulthood need strong supports and relationships to help them thrive, and young […]

Charlestown Hires Community Liaison Offi...

CHARLESTOWN – A wealth of experience in community mental health support is a tool Courtney Rodewig plans to use for the City of Charlestown. Rodewig served as the community liaison on September 9 for the city, providing various social support services to residents. The temporary position (which could be extended) is to provide services to […]

Virtual medical school: Burnout and a wa...

WWe began our medical studies at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in August 2020, with classmates scattered around the world. For some, the pedagogical day ended at the end of the afternoon; for others, just before dawn. Our cohort of 140 students had imagined embarking on this path to medicine together but, […]

Ben & Jerry’s Unveils New Flavor to Supp

Here’s the scoop: Social justice awareness can now be found in the Ice Alley. Ben & Jerry’s unveiled a new flavor to promote the People’s Response Act, legislation proposed by Representative Cori Bush, D-Mo., Which seeks to reduce the disproportionate amount of police violence against people with mental illness and other health complications. The Vermont-based […]

Dover schools increasingly focus on soci...

Disrupted routines, social isolation, food insecurity. These are just a few of the consequences of COVID-19 that have affected children and are leading to an exponential increase in mental health problems. Experts say we may not see the full effects of the pandemic on children’s socio-emotional well-being in the years to come. That is why […]

Educating Poway on the Dangers of Smokin...

Her dream career was to become a nurse practitioner, but when Pierra Moise took an introductory public health course during her undergraduate studies, she discovered a new love: public health. “Public health is prevention, self-care, mental health and improving the quality of life,” she says. “I am very passionate about networking with people to find […]

Boris Johnson takes another huge bet by ...

Although Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland – the UK’s other less populous nations – are also highly vaccinated, only England made the jump on Monday. From Monday almost all restrictions in England will be lifted. Mandatory masks will disappear, limits on the number of people who can mix indoors or outdoors will end, social distancing […]

Hong Kong Youth Community Social Innovat...

Prize-giving ceremony for the third “Social Innovation • Community 4.0” competition HONG KONG SAR – Media reach – July 16, 2021 – A team of four Form 3 students from True Light Girls’ College has been crowned the champion of this year’s “Social Innovation * Community 4.0” competition. Their winning solution “EGames Truck”, a mobile […]

The cyberbullying insurance is here. Do...

This is what insurance companies sell to families and individuals as cyberbullying among adults, tweens and teens becomes more common. Insurance tech startup Waffle began in May offering standalone cyber protection policies underwritten by Chubb that include cyberbullying and other cyber risks such as identity theft or extortion. The policies are aimed at helping victims […]

The day – The coronavirus pandemic has w

After the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the nationwide opioid crisis, a new Connecticut law is designed to connect people with substance use disorders to helpful resources – and it’s inspired by an initiative launched in New London. In Connecticut, the drug overdose death rate rose 15% in 2020 – 1,373 people died of overdoses in the […]

How Gay Neighborhoods Used HIV Trauma to...

View By DANIEL HESS and ALEX BITTERMAN Reprinted from The Conversation Throughout the pandemic, local neighborhoods have played a vital and well-documented role in providing the health and social services necessary for American communities and businesses to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gay neighborhoods were particularly well equipped to meet this challenge, according […]

Governor Polis signs mental health and l...

Colorado Rep. Julie McCluskie watches Colorado Governor Jared Polis sign HB21-1030 at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center in Silverthorne on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Biparty Bill, of which McCluskie was a co-sponsor, provides funding law enforcement, public health agencies and social service providers for alternatives to police interventions as well as trauma awareness counseling and […]

Honors College Announces New Special Sch...

JUNE 23, 2021 – UTSA Honors College is pleased to announce the Fall 2021 Cohort of Top Fellows and Terry Fellows. Together, these programs make up the university’s Special Scholarship Programs – highly competitive programs for outstanding students from across the state of Texas that offer dedicated support, specialized programming, and a full four-year scholarship […]

June 23, 2021 | In short

Highlights from the June Board of Directors meeting At its June meeting, the Board of Regents heard a report on enrollment projections for the next fall semester. System-wide confirmations for students coming straight from high school have jumped about 12% from the same period last year and are up about 7% from the university’s five-year […]

DSWD 7 Launches Online Mental Health Sup...

TO HELP meet the mental health and psychosocial needs of individuals during the pandemic, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7 has launched the “WiSupport Project” which will provide mental health care services using technological platforms. Individuals and their family members can send a request for a free consultation through various channels, such […]