Tag | Mental Health

Registration deadline extended to 10 am Tues. Feb. 25 for Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

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The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Register by 10 am Mon. Feb. 24 for Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

More info

The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

More info

The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

Should We Stop to Help or Should We Not Get Involved?

There is a moving story in the news today, about a man who was so despondent that he was about to end his life by jumping off a bridge. Two women who noticed him made a u-turn, stopped their car and got out to talk him off the ledge. Literally. I have just recently become a New Yorker. In my… READ MORE>>

Why Everyone Should Learn Mental Health First Aid

A recent article from CNN cites the findings from NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) that show that one out of five Americans adults suffers from a mental health problem, but most don’t seek help for it. Mental Health First Aid – an eight-hour workshop – hopes to allow non-mental health professionals to acquire the basic skills to recognize the… READ MORE>>

Celebrity Reminders of Mental Anguish

Yesterday’s media headlines brought another poignant reminder that mental illness can afflict even the biggest names, with pop star Ariana Grande  opening up about her struggle with PTSD and anxiety in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack that killed 22 people at her concert last year. Grande revealed to British Vogue that she has always struggled with anxiety, but… READ MORE>>

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