I’m not in the Pacific Northwest any longer, but if you are, or if you’re interested in learning about the issues surrounding mental health in Washington State, which I assume are going to be similar to everywhere else in the US, they will be launching a two-year project to look at mental health.… Read More
One, it’s clear that talking about mental health issues is something that younger people are more comfortable with, and the prevalence of people under 40 who called this helpline shows that.
Two, the fact that this helpline was completely anonymous, and that most of the callers were men, would indicate that the stigma surrounding men asking for help is still alive and well, in India, and I would guess many other places as well. But, give them a way for them to discuss it anonymously, and they’ll be on it.
So how do we address that stigma so men don’t have to find an anonymous helpline and can talk about mental health issues among family, friends, and therapists.… Read More
One event that we didn’t comment on during the height of the initial Pandemic lockdown last spring was the fact that the annual BBC Children in Need (CiN) Telethon shifted from November back to 23rd April to join forces with … Read More
We’re All in This Together: Facing the Coronavirus Crisis Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Mental Health Awareness Means Talking About All Types of Mental Illness The Many Forms of Mental Illness Discrimination Watch … Read More
The project is set to go live in 2019, and sounds like something you might want to take part in: The official launch date of The Mental Health Awareness Project is January 1, 2019. All mental health advocates are … Read More