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How Asian Shame and Stigma Contribute to Suicide | NAMI
Asian Americans face multiple challenges when it comes to mental health and seeking care.
J Balvin Wants to End Mental Health Stigma for Latinx People
Colombian Reggaeton superstar J Balvin shared his struggles with anxiety and depression to encourage other Latinx people to reach out for help for their mental health.
Virtual Support Groups
Advocates is now offering several virtual support groups via Zoom. These include mental health support groups as well as social and recreational groups. Facilitated by members of Advocates Peer Specialist team, these support groups are open to anyone in the community, not just individuals served by Advocates, and participation is confidential. If you have any questions, please
Episode 52: Beat Depression to Stay Healthier with guest Dr. Gary Moak — BrainShape
Depression in older age is a specific mental health condition that warrants further discussion. We live in a youth-oriented society that sends incorrect messages about aging and how one should feel during the aging process. The misconception that getting old is bad, gloomy and depressing is damaging for a multitude of reasons, but one particular damaging impact is the under diagnosis of clinical depression in this population. Depression is a tremendous source of suffering, disability…
For Senior Citizens, a Laptop Becomes a Lifeline
Telebehavioral health options give senior patients the ability to manage medication and mental health challenges — which can lead to a better overall quality of life, as well as a more positive health outlook.
Happiness: The Silver Lining of Growing Older
We've collected articles that highlight that the truth about aging: often the best part of life is still to come. A look at happiness and aging.
Older Adults Living with Serious Mental Illness: The State of the Behavioral Health Workforce | Publications and Digital Products
This brief provides an overview of workforce issues to consider when addressing the needs of older adults living with serious mental illness (SMI). Information includes demographics; challenges faced by a provider workforce, and ideas for strengthening the geriatric workforce to address SMI.
Help Someone Else
If someone you know is struggling emotionally or having a hard time, you can be the difference in getting them the help they need. It’s important to take care of yourself when you are supporting someone through a difficult time, as this may stir up difficult emotions. If it does, please reach out for support yourself.
It's not a hotline, it's a 'warmline': It gives mental health help before a crisis heats up
Unlike a hotline for those in immediate crisis, "warmlines" provide early intervention with emotional support that can prevent a crisis.