Tag Archives: mental health

America’s Recovery is Powered by Inclusion, Including Those in Recovery

This is Mental Illness Awareness Week and the first full week of NDEAM – we’re highlighting research and resources for workplaces that inclusive of people with mental illness. Continue reading

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Self-care for People with Seasonal Affective Disorder

‘Tis the season for all things autumn – pumpkins, fall foliage, and cooler days and colder nights with fewer daylight hours. It also a time of year where individuals living in the northern United States may notice changes in their … Continue reading

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Come Together During Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is a major public health concern and a leading cause of death in the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html). It is also preventable. The … Continue reading

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Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in Athletics

Professional athletes are opening up about mental health, and it’s making a difference. Tennis player Naomi Osaka, football players (NFL) Brandon Marshall and Aaron Rodgers, and four-time gold winning Olympic gymnast Simone Biles are just a few of the professional … Continue reading

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Resources for People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and Service Providers from the NIDILRR Community

This blog post describes a traumatic brain injury and discusses resources from the NIDILRR Community. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on the Intersection of Disability and LGBTQIA+ for June 2021

June’s Answered Questions discusses the intersection of disability and LGBTQIA+. Continue reading

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Mental Health Resources from the NIDILRR Grantee Community

For people with mental health disorders, living and participating in the community may be beneficial to their quality of life. However, they may face barriers to community living, employment, education, or community participation, such as stigma, lack of financial resources, … Continue reading

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FEDEAFES: A Federation of Associations of People with Mental Illness and Their Families in the Basque Region

The Basque Country Federation of Associations of Relatives and People with Mental Illness (FEDEAFES, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) was established in 1987 in the Basque region of Spain and brings together Basque organizations that support people with mental illness … Continue reading

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Quick Looks: Research for Mental Health Awareness Month

We take a quick look at some of the current NIDILRR-funded projects supporting full participation at work, at school, and in the community for people with psychiatric disabilities. Continue reading

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Play Therapy: How does it work?

According to the Association for Play Therapy (APT), ”play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” Play therapy honors a child’s unique developmental level and looks … Continue reading

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