#SilenceTheShame And Erase The Stigma Attached to Mental Health

On May 5, National Silence the Shame Day brings an opportunity to continue the conversation about mental health and wellness and erase the stigma associated with mental illness. Mental illness, like any other health concern, is diagnosed at different stages that may have fewer symptoms and/or impact on our daily functioning. It is important to know … More #SilenceTheShame And Erase The Stigma Attached to Mental Health

Celebrity Suicides Prove We Are More Disconnected

Mental health has been a trending topic in the media these past weeks succeeding the tragic and very public deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. These celebrity suicides highlight a serious problem many Americans face. Within minutes of these news stories breaking, fans came together on social media to mourn the loss through posts, … More Celebrity Suicides Prove We Are More Disconnected

Could You Have PTSD?

Typically, when we hear PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, we think of military veterans who experience vivid and often debilitating panic-inducing flashbacks of their time at war. With June 27th being National PTSD Awareness Day, a condition resulting in over 3 million cases in the US annually, we thought it best to gain some clarity. We connected … More Could You Have PTSD?

Mental Health Partnerships: ‘It’s The Guns’

“Mental Health Partnerships (MHP), a multi-faceted mental health advocacy and service agency, joins with all Americans in mourning the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida—and we demand that our legislators take immediate action to prevent such tragedies,” says MHP President and CEO Michael Brody. “We are talking about gun safety. … More Mental Health Partnerships: ‘It’s The Guns’

Mental Health America Announces Winners of 2017 Awards

Mental Health America (MHA) will honor an impressive group of individuals, communications professionals and innovative programs at its 2017 Annual Conference, being held in Washington, DC on June 14-16. Throughout the three days MHA will present the 2017 Legislator Award, the Clifford W. Beers Award, the Innovation in Programming Award, the Media Award, the youth-focused … More Mental Health America Announces Winners of 2017 Awards