Dumfries and Galloway education bosses say mental health support in place for pupils

Education chiefs have given assurances that pupils struggling mentally in Dumfries and Galloway are getting the counseling they need. Hundreds of pupils have been receiving specialist support in school after Covid turned their lives upside down. At the recent full council meeting, councilors asked whether the right level of care is being provided – and … Read more

Selena Gomez pledges ‘youth empowerment’ for Mental Health Action Forum

Selena Gomez pledges ‘youth empowerment’ for Mental Health Action Forum Selena Gomez weighs in on her plans to “empower young people” through the Mental Health Action Forum. Gomez spoke of her desire to cater to the world’s mental health needs at the first-ever Mental Health Youth Action Forum. In collaboration with the Rare Impact Fund. … Read more

Michael Slater: Former Australia batsman avoids jail as court dismisses domestic violence charges on mental health grounds | Cricket News

Slater did not appear in court because he was detained by police and ambulance officers on Tuesday and taken to a mental health unit for treatment at a Sydney hospital Last Updated: 27/04/22 7:00am Michael Slater: Former Australia batsman avoids as court dismisses domestic violence charges on mental health grounds Former Australia batsman Michael Slater … Read more

EVENT: The Mental Health & Wellbeing Show 2022

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Show – a professional all-day show on the 10th May 2022, aiming to promote positive mental health through open conversation, promoting awareness and sharing real-life experiences. The show will include a selection of seminars focused on topics such as coping with mental illness, ways to promote positive mental health, and … Read more

Selena Gomez is on ‘a personal mission’ to improve mental health awareness | Entertainment

Selena Gomez is on a “personal mission” to shine a light on mental health issues. The 29-year-old star and her make-up brand Rare Beauty’s Rare Impact Fund have joined forces with MTV Entertainment to launch the first-ever Mental Health Youth Action Forum. Selena said: “As an advocate for mental health, I am thrilled to join … Read more

A Group-Facilitated, Internet-based Intervention to Promote Mental Health and Well-being in a Vulnerable Population of University Students: Randomized Controlled Trial of the Be Well Plan Program

JMIR Ment Health. 2022 Mar 31. doi: 10.2196/37292. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: A growing literature supports the use of internet-based interventions to improve mental health outcomes. However, most programs target specific symptoms or participant groups and are not tailored to facilitate improvements in mental health and well-being or do not allow for needs … Read more

Woman Fatally Shot by DC Police Had Mental Health Crisis at Work: Authorities – NBC4 Washington

A woman fatally shot by officers while wearing a special police officer uniform in Northwest DC reportedly had a mental health crisis less than an hour before at the security company she worked for, authorities said. DC police were first called to the 2900 block of 14th Street NW “for multiple reports of an employee … Read more

Selena Gomez is on ‘a personal mission’ to improve mental health awareness | Entertainment

Selena Gomez is on a “personal mission” to shine a light on mental health issues. The 29-year-old star and her make-up brand Rare Beauty’s Rare Impact Fund have joined forces with MTV Entertainment to launch the first-ever Mental Health Youth Action Forum. Selena said: “As an advocate for mental health, I am thrilled to join … Read more

Forge Health Announces Transformative Clinical Outcomes Showing Positive Impact of its Unique Behavioral Health Care Model on Medical Utilization and Overall Health | Business & Finance

WHITE PLAINS, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 26, 2022– Forge Health, a leading provider of value-based mental health and substance use care, today announced results from a groundbreaking national payor-led clinical outcomes research study. The study showed that Forge patients maintained significant improvement in both medical utilization and overall health outcomes a full 12 months after treatment. Unlike … Read more