Mental HealthNews

Mental Health Resources after Disasters

Many of us are returning to our homes after evacuating from Hurricane Irma.  Some of us are still lacking electricity and running water or are engaged in clean-up efforts.  Whatever your situation, it’s completely understandable to experience fear, anxiety, sadness, or shock immediately after a natural disaster.  The emotional effects of evacuation, rescues, and searches…

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National Suicide Prevention Week

Source: https://www.hrsa.gov/feature/suicidepreventionweek.html September 10-16, 2017 Approximately 45% of suicide victims had contact with primary care providers within 1 month of suicide. Grantees want and need to know where to turn for trusted resources, training materials for their workforce, and information for the patients they serve. Here are some resources, including 24-hour crisis lines and technical…

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