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Mental Illness

We Think Twice™ Mental Health for Young Men – Partner Promotional Toolkit

Help young men develop good mental health practices. Share the latest resource from We Think Twice™, designed to encourage self-awareness and offer a set of tools for managing mental health. The new webpage can be found here: https://www.wethinktwice.acf.hhs.gov/mental-health


NSDUH 2022 Data Available

SAMHSA has just released the 2022 National Survey on Drug Use and Health results, accompanied by a newly offered companion infographic. The 2022 sample size was 71,369 and used multi-mode collection methods in gathering the self-reported data from respondents. Some findings include the following results: Among the 137.4 million (or 48.7%) current alcohol users aged 12 or […]


Central East MHTTC Event

Early Stage Psychosis: The Basics and Best Practice Updates   The Connection Between Heart Disease and Mental Health in the Black Community The Connection Between Quality of Life and Mental Health Managing Emotions During The Holidays In The Black Community Obesity and Lifestyle Medicine: Impact on Mental Health and Diabetes in the Black Community   […]


May is Mental Health Month

2023 2022 2021 Mental Health Awareness Month [NAMI] #MHAM #NotAlone Mental Health Month [MHA] #mhm2021 #Tools2Thrive


New Funding to Tackle Mental Health Crisis

From SAMHSA Biden-Harris Administration Announces Millions of Dollars in New Funds for States to Tackle Mental Health Crisis Tuesday, October 18, 2022 In addition to nearly $300 million awarded in September for new and existing Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, $15 million in new grants will be awarded early next year thanks to the Bipartisan […]


BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

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Wizards Basketball and Mental Illness

Mental Health Awareness Night at the Wizards Game   The Washington Wizards basketball team will hold a pregame panel on March 16, 2022 about mental health and sports. While advocating to end stigma, they will also provide resources to address mental health. The panel includes: Host: Eric Kussin, founder of #SameHere Global, Dr. Derick Anderson, Wizards […]


COVID and Substance Use Disorders

The CDC has listed substance use disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and mood disorders, including depression as underlying medical conditions associated with higher risk for severe COVID-19. Individuals with comorbidities are encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster. Detailed information is available on CDC’s Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19: […]