Tag Archives: mental health

An Inclusive Workforce Includes People with Mental Health Conditions

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week and today happens to be World Mental Health Day. These observances land in the midst of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which, this year, is focusing on the benefits of an inclusive … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I have read NARIC’s FAQ on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Can you tell me more? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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If you liked … What are psychiatric disabilities?

Our blog post “What are psychiatric disabilities?” has been popular with our readers this year. In this update, we would like to highlight the work of the following NIDILRR-funded projects: The Manual and Training Program to Promote Career Development Among … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for July 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Does chronic pain affect a person’s mental health and are there strategies to help deal with both? This edition … Continue reading

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Minority Mental Health Month – Research to Address Disparities

June is National Minority Mental Awareness Health Month, sponsored by HHS’ Office of Minority Health. The observances bring attention to disparities in mental health diagnosis and care among racial and ethnic minority groups in the US. Research has shown that … Continue reading

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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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