LGBT Teens, Bullying, & Suicide

September 18, 2020

By Harold S. Koplewicz, MD Childmind.org In recent years we’ve seen a tragic number of gay teens,ending their own lives after enduring anti-gay bullying. Eighteen-year-old Tyler Clementi, 15-year-old Billy Lucas, and 13-year-olds Asher Brown and Seth Walsh were living in different corners of America—New Jersey, Indiana, Texas, and California—but each of them was subjected to more »

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Parents Guide to Getting Good Care

Childmind.org We all worry about our kids. Sometimes our worries are about whether they are developing in a healthy way. (Should he be talking by now?) Or about whether they are happy—we don’t like to see them sad or suffering. And sometimes we worry because a child’s behavior is causing problems for him—or for the more »

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4 Ways To Destigmatize Mental Health At Work

September 10, 2020

August 31, 2020 By Alice Boyes Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/aliceboyes/2020/08/31/4-ways-to-destigmatize-mental-health-at-work/#1c4b5f8be49d In any month, about 18% of people in the workforce are experiencing a mental health condition. Depression and anxiety are the most common. Many of the most productive, creative people in your company are likely included in this statistic. Yet, mental health remains a stigmatized topic. If you’re a more »

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Bodycam footage shines light on mental illness

September 2, 2020 By Vic Micolucci News 4 JAX https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2020/09/02/bodycam-footage-shines-light-on-mental-illness/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A new policy that allows for a quicker release of body camera footage capturing police shootings in Jacksonville is shining a light on mental health issues. Two recently released videos show footage of people with known mental illnesses who were shot and killed more »

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