Mental Health

EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experiences a mental health condition each year. For many of these individuals, work is a key part of their health and identity, contributing to their sense of purpose and wellbeing. Source: EARN’s Mental Health Toolkit That’s why it’s important for employers …

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Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce

We estimated the number of new entrants into the behavioral health workforce between 2016 and 2021. Source: Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce We also generated state-level projections of supply and demand for behavioral health occupations from 2016 to 2030. State-Level Estimates of Behavioral Health Workforce (PDF – 1.5 MB) We estimated the …

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Using Social Media to Enhance Community Participation

Using Social Media to Enhance Community Participation Source: Temple Collaborative on Community Inclusion https://bit.ly/2Kgri55 Looking for ways to be more active in your community? This manual examines ways in which individuals with mental illnesses can use social media networks to enhance community participation. Social media features and functions are examined as well as specific networks …

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Mental Health-related Physician Office Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Over: United States, 2012–2014

Source: Products – Data Briefs – Number 311 – June 2018 Key findings Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Among adults aged 18 and over, the rate of mental health-related physician office visits to psychiatrists (693 per 10,000 adults) was higher compared with the rate to primary care physicians overall (397 per 10,000 …

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Family Leisure Toolkit | Parents with Mental Illnesses

Leisure participation is important for the development of healthy family relationships. Source: Family Leisure Toolkit | Parents with Mental Illnesses Leisure Education Toolkit for Parents with Mental Illnesses   This toolkit is an evidence-based guide that will help parents better understand the importance of family leisure and develop strategies to participate in meaningful family leisure. …

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Bike Share Intervention: Improving Wellness & Community Access

Source: Temple Collaborative on Community Inclusion | Apr 16, 2018 Download Bike Share Program Manual At The Collaborative, we love biking! Many of us are active cyclists who peddle our path to fun and fitness. As biking grows in popularity, we want to do our part to encourage consumers to give it a try. In this effort, The …

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May is Mental Health Month

Since 1949, Mental Health America and our affiliates across the country have led the observance of May is Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events and screenings. We welcome other organizations to join us in spreading the word that mental health is something everyone should care about by using …

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Crisis Trends – Crisis Text Line

Crisis Trends aims to empower journalists, researchers, school administrators, parents and all citizens to understand the crises Americans face so we can work together to prevent future crises from happening. Source: Crisis Trends – Crisis Text Line Explore trends across texter conversations across all states in the U.S. http://crisistrends.org/ Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741 from anywhere in …

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Breaking the Stigma — A Physician’s Perspective on Self-Care and Recovery

Adam B. Hill, M.D. N Engl J Med 2017; 376:1103-1105 March 23, 2017 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1615974 http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1615974 My name is Adam. I am a human being, a husband, a father, a pediatric palliative care physician, and an associate residency director. I have a history of depression and suicidal ideation and am a recovering alcoholic. Several years ago, …

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