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Effective Suicide Prevention

September 19th, 2022|

Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention.   How can you make a difference?   Watch the Effective Suicide Prevention video from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center to learn more about your role [...]

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

September 12th, 2022|

If you are feeling hopeless, or if you feel like hurting yourself, call or text 988 to connect with mental health professionals on the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 6th, 2022|

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.   What can you do if you know someone is feeling hopeless or very sad?   Ask them if they are thinking about hurting themselves Show them that [...]

Training Option: Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHW-IDD)

August 22nd, 2022|

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHW-IDD) provides training for direct support professionals and healthcare professionals: https://training.mhw-idd.uthscsa.edu/ Professionals can earn Continuing Education Credits for completing different modules, such as: Co-Occurring Disorders [...]

Mental Health IS Health

August 8th, 2022|

Mental health IS health: https://www.mentalhealthishealth.us/ Our thoughts and feelings are part of our overall health. Thoughts and feelings change how we are doing each day. Feeling angry, sad, worried, or lonely is not good for [...]

Putting “ME” into measurement: Adapting self-report health measures for use with individuals with intellectual disability

August 1st, 2022|

The Nisonger RRTC team published a new paper called “Putting “ME” into measurement: Adapting self-report health measures for use with individuals with intellectual disability” in the journal Research in Developmental Disabilities: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2022.104298     Self-report [...]

LGBTQ+ Persons with a Disability

June 27th, 2022|

An estimated 3-5 million LGBTQ+ persons have a disability, but there is limited data about the experiences of LGBTQ+ people of color and people of color with disabilities.   More data collection and analyses are [...]

Proud to Celebrate Pride Month in June

June 6th, 2022|

June is Pride Month, and we are proud to support our LGBTQ+ community members!   Rainbow Groups are groups of self-advocates who are members of both the intellectual disability and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) community and [...]

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