Oct
22
Stigma prevents some from seeking help

Excerpt from "Suffering in silence: Stigma over mental health issues keeps some from seeking help" via http://www.redding.com/ Funding of Mental Health Services Despite the number of people affected by a mental disorder, the heavy emotional and financial burdens these disorders exact

Oct
22
Faust Discusses Mental Health with Students

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust addressed questions on mental health in a wide ranging conversation with students at Kirkland House Wednesday evening.“Students come to the University sometimes having had mental health issues that we want to be

Oct
10
What’s so funny about mental illness?

Sep
11
Mental health for all by involving all

Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, close to 90 percent go untreated because psychiatrists are in such short supply. Vikram Patel outlines a highly

Aug
27
Running To Pole 69

by Eduardo Vega, MA, Executive Director of MHASF Exercise is crucial medicine for me, as it is for many. I feel certain, for instance, that training over many years in yoga, martial arts, and now running, has saved me from the

Aug
25
My Cousin is Different…

by Terri Byrne, SOLVE Program Coordinator “My cousin is different and no one in my family talks about it. After I saw the SOLVE presentation (Sharing Our Lives, Voices, and Experience), I realized that my cousin probably has a mental health

Aug
25
In Search of the Best

Kim Hellmus, Ph.D candidate, The Netherlands This summer I am traveling around the world in search of best/most promising practices on the area of anti-stigma. The name of the project is 'Wat doe jij?' and can be translated as 'What do
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