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Mental Health

Chances Are, Your Best Day at the Office is Absolutely Nothing Like Hers

A caring suicide hotline counselor may have just saved a life.  Thousands of calls like this are made every day.

Nonprofit of the Week: MHMR of Tarrant County

MHMR of Tarrant County provides vital assistance and counseling to people with mental health care needs, such as substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, and intellectual delays and disabilities.

Advocates for Mental Health Rally in October

October sees numerous recognitions of the ongoing gravity coupled with the hope for improvement of mental illnesses.  Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place October 6 through 12, October 7 is National Day without Stigma, the World Federation for Mental Health recognizes World Mental Health Day on October 10, and National Depression Screening Day follows on October 11.

National Mental Health Month

Mental health is an essential component of overall well-being,  yet, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 1 in 5 adults deals with some kind of diagnosable mental condition.

Mental Illness Awareness Week

from Wikipedia:

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) (also known as Mental Health Awareness Week) was established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to educate and increase awareness about mental illness.