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Boosting Employee Mental Health After Lockdown

Strengthening the mental health of employees

By Craig Bülow After more than a year of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, companies are considering reopening offices to their employees. It is the responsibility of entrepreneurs to consider the associated psychological challenges and to find ways to reintegrate employees into the office safely, sustainably and in a way that promotes wellbeing. According…

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Student Minds Blog : Understanding my mental health: Leaving university (part one)

An Open Letter to the Fresher

This is part of Natasha’s experience in dealing with mental health at the University. After a year, Natasha realized that she had to go University to understand how to live with her mental health problems. – Natasha In October 2019, I did something that I never thought I would – I dropped out of university….

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Seeking Mental Healthcare is Hard. There Are Ways to Make It Better. – My Brain’s Not Broken

Seeking Mental Healthcare is Hard. There Are Ways to Make It Better. – My Brain's Not Broken

Good Morning! Today at My Brain’s Not Broken we have a guest post from the team at Prairie Health, a company founded to make mental health care more accessible and effective, about some of the ways they believe mental health care can be improved. We discussed some of these things during our last conversation on…

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Understanding Sundowner’s Syndrome – Defying Mental Illness

Understanding Sundowner’s Syndrome - Defying Mental Illness

By Melissa Andrews You may never have heard of sundowner syndrome. If you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, you will likely notice a change in behavior by sunset. People with dementia are likely to experience episodes of confusion, memory loss, arousal, restlessness, and even aggression at any time of the…

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NIMH » NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme”

Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. - Image Source: Austin Thomason

Appointment time: July 28, 2021 place: Virtual Sponsored by: The NIMH Disparities Team and the NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity About the lecture: This lecture marks the start of the NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award. During the lecture, the inaugural award winner Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. discuss how his current research,…

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A Look at Mental Health During Pride Month 2021 – My Brain’s Not Broken

A Look at Mental Health During Pride Month 2021 – My Brain's Not Broken

Last June, during Pride Month, I delved into some stats and data on mental health and the LGBTQ + community. As in many other communities, the numbers of LGBTQ + people dealing with mental health problems vary widely, and the numbers speak for it. And while it won’t be news to our siblings in this…

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Using Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health – My Brain’s Not Broken

Using Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health – My Brain's Not Broken

Hello friends! Today at My Brain’s Not Broken we have a guest post from Pamela Zuber, a writer / editor for Sunshine Behavioral Health, who writes about how we can use exercise to improve our mental health and wellbeing. Are you anxious or depressed because of racial injustice, the COVID-19 pandemic, financial worries, or other…

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Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Delivery

During the NIMH Director's next Innovation Speaker Series on June 22, 2021, guest speaker Roberto Lewis-Fernández, M.D., will discuss key areas in need of exploring cultural and ethno-racial disparities in mental illness and services.

Appointment timeTuesday, June 22, 2021, 3:00 pm-4:00pm ET place: Virtual Sponsored by: NIMH Non-University Affairs Department On June 22, 2021, Roberto Lewis-Fernández, M.D., will be guest speaker for the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH )’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Lewis-Fernández is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of…

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