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Mental Illness

MHTTC Event

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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

BIPOC Mental Health Month 2022 BIPOC Mental Health Month 2021 BIPOC Mental Health Month 2020


May is Mental Health Month

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


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: […]


Eating Disorders Webinar

Eating Disorders Series. Part 2: Symptom Substitution, Trauma and the Hidden Addiction of Eating Disorders Webinar | March 4, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST


National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

From HHS. The Surgeon General Releases Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG)—in collaboration with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)—released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Implement the National […]