Tag Archives: mental illness

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, was established in 1948 by Mental Health America (formerly National Association for Mental Health) to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, living with these conditions, and strategies for maintaining mental health and wellness. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our neighbor has a mental health disorder and has had crisis in the past. Is there information and resources … Continue reading

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Get Your Summer Reading List in Shape with These Publications from the NIDILRR Community

If you are packing for a Summer vacation, you might be putting together a pile of books you’ve been meaning to get to. Maybe they’re light fiction, “beach reads,” or the latest mysteries. Or, if you’re like us, maybe they’re … 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29

Mental Health: For police, a playbook for conflicts involving mental illness (The New York Times) People with mental illnesses are overrepresented among civilians involved in police shootings: Twenty-five percent or more of people fatally shot by the police have had … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Aging and Health: Seniors need to take extra care in the cold (HealthDay News) Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body’s response to the cold can be affected … 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, September 21 – Friday, September 25

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Think the disability inclusion movement isn’t about you? Think again (Huffington Post) According to disability advocate Jay Ruderman, people with disabilities comprise the only minority group almost all of us are guaranteed … 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 27 – Friday, October 31

Human Interest: Is it worth getting worked up over Halloween costumes? (NAMI blog, National Alliance on Mental Illness) During this Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation, about 40 percent of Americans will wear costumes, and 30 percent will visit … Continue reading

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