mental health

Connections: Discussing suicide prevention and loss

The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have sparked concern among mental health advocates, who note that celebrity suicides can have a...
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Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:03am
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Connections: Discussing the Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series

The Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series is underway. It features films and performances that address the stigma attached to mental illness and behavior...
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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:38pm
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Connections: Mental health education in schools

New York will become the first state to require mental health education in all grades. Currently, health classes in most schools teach students about...
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Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:42am
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Connections: The difficulty of hiding - and speaking out about - mental health issues

Two of the best players in the NBA recently went public about their struggles with mental health. Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers wrote a piece...
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Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:31am
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Connections: Discussing antidepressants and approaches to treating depression

The British writer Johann Hari has just released a new book about how to treat depression. It's a book that makes a case for a much different approach -...
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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:32am
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Connections: "John Henryism" and mental health in the African American community

This hour, we have a conversation about mental health in the African American community, with a focus on the psychic cost of racism. According to the...
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Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:08am
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Connections: Mental health advocate, Mike Veny

We talk about the stigma of mental illness, and assumptions the American public has about mental health issues. This conversation comes just weeks after...
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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 1:43pm
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Connections: Actress Andie MacDowell, and finding hope for people struggling with addiction

2016 marked the first time a U.S. surgeon general released a report addressing substance use disorders and health problems related to those disorders....
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Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:19am
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Connections: Misconceptions about mental health and violence

The tragic and bizarre story of Holly Colino's descent into mental illness has sparked a lot of media attention, but the murder she allegedly committed...
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Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:32pm
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