June 8, 2018
Gov. Jeff Colyer is making trips to mental health facilities in Kansas, taking a tour and asking doctors, nurses and directors what can be done to improve mental health services statewide. He made one of those stops at Prairie View’s Newton campus on June 7.
June 6, 2018
Mental health advocates are urging parents to watch for suicide warning signs as school lets out for summer.
June 5, 2018
Our hearts are with Kate Spade’s friends and family. As we learn more, remember to talk about suicide in a safe way: -say “died by suicide” or “took his/her life”, not “committed suicide” -exclude details of method used -exclude depictions, location of death and notes left behind — NAMI (@NAMICommunicate) June 5, 2018
May 31, 2018
The ins and outs of mental health treatment advocacy are something that most people do not have the time to follow closely. But, for the past twelve months, when it comes to helping get much needed psychiatric treatment for those desperately in need, exciting things have been happening in the nation’s heartland.
May 30, 2018
Americans with depression, bipolar disorder or other serious mental illnesses die 15 to 30 years younger than those without mental illness — a disparity larger than for race, ethnicity, geography or socioeconomic status. It’s a gap, unlike many others, that has been growing, but it receives considerably less academic study or public attention.
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