Every time there’s smoke or a strong wind, therapists are getting calls from wildfire survivors who’ve been retraumatized.Keep reading
Starting Saturday, people experiencing mental health crises in California and around the country need to remember just three numbers to dial for help: 988. Compared with many other states, California appears to be in relatively good shape to receive an influx of new callers as news of 988 spreads, according to some mental health leaders.Keep reading
Service organizations in Portland, Oregon, hope to expand a program that supports unhoused locals living with substance use or behavioral health challenges. The plan: employ six to eight peer support specialists to provide counseling services.Keep reading
The pandemic intensified a long-festering youth mental health crisis and left schools searching for answers. In Michigan, 600 schools have adopted a social-emotional learning curriculum known as TRAILS – Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students. It is poised to grow further – if the legislature approves $150 million in new funding.Keep reading
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death on college campuses. Peer support, trainings and suicide prevention programs aim to reverse this deadly trend.Keep reading
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