Tag Archives: mental health

Mental Health Month – Fitness #4Mind4Body

May is Mental Health Month, sponsored by Mental Health America, and the theme is Fitness #4Mind4Body spotlighting tools and resources that benefit minds and bodies together. Research has shown that people with psychiatric disabilities may be at higher risk of … Continue reading

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Confederación Salud Mental España – A Spanish Mental Health Organization

For Mental Health Awareness Month, we would like to introduce you to Confederación Salud Mental España, a non-profit organization in Spain made up of 19 autonomous federations and provincial associations, whose mission is to improve the quality of life of … Continue reading

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Project Semicolon Day 2018

Project Semicolon is a global non-profit movement started in April 2013 (#ProjectSemicolonDay) by Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide.  Since that time, Project Semicolon has evolved through the support of entertainers and the … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy: A Brief History

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines physical therapy (PT) as “therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (such as massage and electrotherapy), assistive … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s we tackle two questions: (1) what are psychiatric disabilities, and what research, information, and resources are available for people with psychiatric … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What resources, research, and information are available to help people with disabilities age with success? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – June 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research is being done in employment, education, and technology to improve the lives of people who are Deaf … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy Through the Holidays: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

The holiday season can be a difficult time for many.  From the stress of family obligations to the traditional “holiday blues” some people may find themselves struggling with sadness, anxiety, and depression.  People with mental health conditions may be especially … Continue reading

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Help in a crisis: Psychological first aid

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has set aside to recognize mental health issues around the world and efforts to support people with these issues. The theme for 2016 is “psychological … Continue reading

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Webinar: AFFIRMative CBT: Supporting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth

The NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures (Pathways RTC) has an excellent webinar opportunity coming up next week: AFFIRMative CBT: Supporting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth Date: September 20, 2016 Time: 9:30am – 10:30am … Continue reading

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