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Mental Health in America: A Real Cry for Help
What comes to mind when you hear the words “mental health?”  Suicide? Abnormalities? People who have too many feelings or do not know h (More)
A Fight to MIND Your Health
May should not be the only month to raise awareness or reduce stigma for cognitive or behavioral health issues. Everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health based (More)
The Mental Disease Hidden By Many Faces
In the past year the big talks have been about COVID-19 and politics. Which is understandable seeing how both affect not only the U.S., but the entire world. Those however overshadow the multitude of diseases and aliments that affects millions on the (More)
Fighting Mental Health Stigma in Developing Countries
Mental health disorders affect people of all races, genders, and socioeconomic statuses; it knows no (More)
Are You Suffering from Mental Illness?
    Mental health is very important for every individual. What is mental health? Mental health refers to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. It is the state of mind of an individual expressing his thoughts, feelings, (More)
Global Mental Health: Raise Awareness & Reach Out
Mental health disorders are increasingly being recognized as a major cause of the global burden of disease, particularly among adolescents. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth aged 10 to 24 in the United States (CDC 2010). The W (More)
Global Mental Health: Recommendations for Action
Mental health illness is a largely neglected and invisible illness. Its symptoms are not detected by general blood tests and it is not communicable. Mental il (More)
Mental Health Stigma: Reflections from a Jamaican
I am a first generation American. My parents were born in the rural hills of Jamaica. Growing up their livelihood came from farming. They cultivated the land and sold their harvest at the local markets. It is no doubt that they have had to overcome t (More)
How do we address stigma around mental illness?
           Mental Health issues are very common conditions that affect an estimated 44 million Americans. Most families are not prep (More)
The Mental Health Stigma in Mexico - Where is it going?
The Hispanic population has generally high level of underreported mental health issues and stigma compared to other population groups.  In Mexico, a major concerns it that many do not seek treatment for mental health, even when facing significan (More)
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