July 13, 2018
Thank You NAMI Johnson County for being a advocates for diversity, inclusion and equity in mental health in Kansas. Congratulations on your first Facebook LIVE event. https://www.facebook.com/NAMIJOCOKS/videos/2179364732076990/ People of color with mental illness are excluded and segregated from many aspects of community life and are still often subjected to increased stigma and discrimination. Thank you more »
July 11, 2018
In 2008, the US House of Representatives established July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This observance aims to improve access to mental health treatment and services for multicultural communities through increased public awareness. Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges more »
July 2, 2018
An interview with KUMed’s Kimber Richter, PhD and Central Kansas Foundation’s Daniel Craig.
June 20, 2018
The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is a growing statewide coalition. The Alliance works in communities throughout Kansas, encouraging people and organizations to promote policies aimed at assuring everyone has the opportunity to attain their highest level of health. POLICY GOAL: EXPAND KANCARE The first policy goal of the Alliance is to expand KanCare to more »
June 16, 2018
The VA defines a peer specialist as a trained veteran who has recovered or is recovering from a mental health condition. They’re meant to serve as examples of how recovery is possible, even as they teach veterans how to navigate the VA and access community resources.
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