Governor DeSantis Puts $12 Million Towards First Responder Mental Health

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Governor Ron DeSantis says he is making first responder mental health a priority. At a roundtable event in Tampa Friday morning, DeSantis announced he’s putting $12 million towards mental health services for those who serve the state. READ MORE: St. Petersburg Police Monitor Most Dangerous Roads For … Read more

‘The Future Feels Like A Scary Place:’ Dallas ISD Program Helps Parents & Students Navigate An Uncertain World

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – School violence appears to be the plague that can’t be slowed with a vaccine. With four dead this week in a shooting in Michigan, a familiar pattern is emerging: panic, thoughts, and prayers, and for some, silence, as parents struggle to find new words to reassure in an uncertain world. READ … Read more

Brené Brown on her new book, a deep-dive into our emotions

Brené Brown on her new book, a deep-dive into our emotions – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Norah O’Donnell recently spoke with best-selling author Brené Brown about her new book, “Atlas of the Heart,” which maps out the language people use to describe emotions. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, … Read more

The psychological toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit mental health providers hard, too

The psychological toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has received a lot of attention as spikes in depression, anxiety and loneliness – especially among children – have raised concerns among mental health providers. The American Academy of Pediatrics is among several organizations that have called on public officials to address the growing crisis. Other health professionals … Read more

Teen found dead by brother in bedroom after he didn’t answer call for dinner

Dixon Strachan, aged 15, from Calder Vale, was found dead in his bedroom by his brother and later Instagram messages were found that “clearly showed suicidal thoughts” Dixon Strachan ( Image: MEN MEDIA) A 15-year-old boy was found dead in his bedroom by his brother after he didn’t come downstairs for dinner, an inquest heard. … Read more

NJ State Police piloting new first responder program with mental health experts

New Jersey State Police troopers in Cumberland County will be paired with mental health experts as part of a new pilot program to help law enforcement minimize use of force incidents against those going through behavioral health crises statewide. Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck debuted the program titled ARRIVE, which stands for “Alternative Responses to … Read more

Why Alyssa Healy worries about elite sport’s mental health pressure

It’s safe to say that this WBBL season did not go to plan for Alyssa Healy and the Sydney Sixers, with the competition’s most successful side languishing on the bottom of the ladder for the first time. However, while Australia’s star wicketkeeper was sidelined from this year’s finals series, she has been putting her time … Read more

Mental Health And Wellbeing Providers Join Forces

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 9:41 amPress Release: Joint Press Release ‘When you are positive, you see opportunities instead of obstacles,’ Confucius. Two professionals working in the mental health space throughout New Zealand are pooling their knowledge and resources to offer twice the assistance for mental health issues. Lindsey Rayner from HumanEx offers Mental Health First … Read more

Rally held after unedited video of Christian Hall being shot by Pa. state police released

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — A rally was held in the Poconos on Saturday after new, unedited video was released showing a Chinese American teenager being fatally shot by Pennsylvania state police last year. Supporters from our area attended the event in a show of solidarity with Christian Hall’s family. “Today marks 332 days that … Read more

Ministry of Defence denies compo for 1,000 war veterans amid PTSD epidemic

Exclusive: Data shows the number of claims rejected by the Ministry of Defence has increased tenfold since 2015. One ex-corporal said the figures showed defence chiefs are failing to get a grip Jason Wilkes in Iraq More than 1,000 war veterans have been turned down for mental health compensation in the past five years. Data … Read more