Tag Archives: mental health

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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Aging Well Means Taking Care of Your (Mental) Health

May is both Older Americans Month and Mental Health Month. Aging well means more than just taking care of your body, eating right, and exercising. Aging well also includes taking care of your mental health. The National Coalition on Mental … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Finding Help, Finding Hope

May 5th is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is helping communities increase access to behavioral health services and supports for children, youth, and young adults who experience mental or substance use … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 12

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Minnesota man’s fight for a promotion spurs disability rights debate, galvanizes coworkers (Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN) In 2013, a large disability services organization, Opportunity Partners, offered Bradford Teslow a position at a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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¡Febrero es el Mes Internacional sobre la Terapia Recreacional/Recreación Terapéutica!

Febrero marca el Mes Internacional sobre la Terapia Recreacional/Recreación Terapéutica (RT/TR por su siglas en inglés). Para celebrar, nos gustaría compartir el objetivo y algunos de los beneficios de RT/TR. Aunque RT/TR y las Actividades parecen ser sólo diversión y … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, December 1 –Friday, December 5

Human Interest: Navigating the stage with a disability (The Wall Street Journal) At a New York Festival of Song concert in November, the organization’s co-founder, pianist Steven Blier, zoomed onto the stage in his battery-operated wheelchair. “This takes a minute, … Continue reading

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