HENDERSON — Members of Forgotten Victims of Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren County gathered at the Vance County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon to commemorate those who had lost their lives to drugs like fentanyl. Co-founder Patricia Drewes created two banners that displayed the faces of drug overdose victims, and said...
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"When it comes to reducing the visible challenges of behavioral health on our streets, no matter what crime statistics show us, far too many will not be or feel safe in our community," Boudin said in his opening remarks.
More than three million Australians experience chronic pain: an ongoing and often debilitating condition that can last from months to years. This persistent pain can impact many parts of a person’s life, with almost half of people with chronic pain also experiencing major anxiety and depression disorders. Now, a new...
Mental HealthPosted byThe Independent
‘It should be the same as other absence’: What to do if you need to step back from work for your mental health
When Simone Biles withdrew from the Tokyo Olympic all-round competition on Tuesday, citing mental health concerns, it sparked a conversation about taking time away from work to focus on one’s mental, rather than physical, wellbeing. USA Gymnastics announced that Biles, a four-time gold medalist, had stepped back following a medical...
Those who spoke Wednesday in opposition to a proposal to end continuous eligibility on part of the state’s Medicaid program said it would cut people off from accessing life-saving medical care. Opponents at a public comment hearing also questioned what Montana’s new plan for checking if people are qualified to...
Many Summer Olympic spectators were shocked with American gymnast Simone Biles — widely favored to be the winner in most of the events she was scheduled to participate in — withdrew from both the team and individual all-around competitions earlier this week, citing a need to focus on her mental health and psychological state. Public reaction has been mixed, torn between whether Biles was letting her team down by pulling out or if she deserved kudos for making a choice that was in her personal best interest. But one person who has fully supported Biles’ decision is GENERAL HOSPITAL’s own mental-health advocate, Maurice Benard (Sonny).
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Chief Eric Blanchard said they are now able to better identify whether someone has a cognitive decline issue or a mental health issue, and that the department is working on more progressive ways to deal with these sorts of situations.
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Olympic great Simone Biles sparks discussion about mental health after pulling out of 2nd Olympics event
Olympic great Simone Biles is sparking a discussion about mental health after pulling out of her second Olympics event in two days. Biles knew something was up when she missed a whole rotation on her vault Tuesday and nearly fell on her landing. She cited mental health concerns when she...
Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka both dropped out of Olympic competition this week, citing mental health reasons. Naomi Osaka also dropped out of the French Open earlier this year, and in an essay for Time, she wrote:. “Life is a journey…literally everyone either suffers from issues related to their mental...
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LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As the Delta variant continues to surge cases and hospitalizations throughout Southern Nevada, medical professionals are warning of another lingering impact: that a fear of getting sick coupled with a rollback towards stricter pandemic measures could lead to increases in mental health needs throughout the community.
The veteran rapper appears in the latest video from Sound Mind to discuss his mental and emotional struggles. This is branded content created in partnership with Sound Mind. Community is what drives Troy Donald Jamerson, better known as Pharaoahe Monch. The Queens-born MC known for his decades-long career built on complex, interlocking lyrics and rhymes credits his intimate knowledge of Black America’s struggle for stability as a formative force in his life. Troy’s mother and father both worked punishing early shifts, and Troy saw how that hard work provided stable ground in the face of adversity.
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Block out times for things you need to do, want to do and then also time for self- care. It has helped me a lot to keep to my schedule and not push myself too far in one area. Many successful people are perfectionists. At the same time, they have the ability to say “Done is Better Than Perfect” and just complete and wrap up a project. What is the best way to overcome the stalling and procrastination that perfectionism causes? How does one overcome the fear of potential critique or the fear of not being successful? In this interview series, called How To Get Past Your Perfectionism And ‘Just Do It’, we are interviewing successful leaders who can share stories and lessons from their experience about “how to overcome the hesitation caused by perfectionism.
Watching gymnastics this week reminded me of how dangerous the sport is, despite somehow looking effortless and graceful. The athletes who compete risk injuring themselves every time they step out, from broken bones to the real risk of permanent disability. It’s no surprise to me that Simone Biles stepped back when she realised her mental health was affecting her focus. A moment’s loss of concentration at any time carries serious risk for Biles and her peers.
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Simone Biles Prioritizes Mental Health: Even Our "Superhuman Beings" (Athletes) Aren't Invincible to Mental Health Issues
The World Health Organization (WHO) states that "mental health is an integral and essential component of health." According to the WHO constitution, health is defined as "a complete state of physical, emotional and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Our society perceives athletes as "superhuman...
Social media has a huge influence over our lives - of that there is no doubt. The negatives are well known - it can sow division, propagate misinformation, stir up hatred and open the door to all manner of negative influences. But - it can also be fun, informative, socially engaging and actually drive real change. It all depends how you use it and what you are exposed to.