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Good mental health is essential to overall well-being

March 28th, 2022|

Good mental health is essential to overall well-being.   The Office on Women’s Health reported that over 20% of U.S. women experienced a mental health condition in the past year, such as depression or anxiety. [...]

Health Information for Women with Disabilities

March 21st, 2022|

Research has shown that many women with disabilities may not receive regular health screenings, including breast and cervical cancer screenings. These illnesses may be identified early with regular screening tests and targeted for treatment. The [...]

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Psychiatry Toolkit

March 14th, 2022|

Individuals with disabilities, who also have a mental health disability, often depend on family members and direct support professionals to help them: (1) make psychiatric appointments; (2) track symptoms and progress; and (3) follow a [...]

Recognizing Dr. Gloria Krahn

March 7th, 2022|

In celebration of Women’s History Month and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we would like to recognize Dr. Gloria Krahn. Dr. Krahn’s career has been focused on promoting the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities. [...]

Black Mental Wellness

February 28th, 2022|

Black Mental Wellness provides evidence-based information and resources about mental health from a Black perspective.     Their website includes fact sheets about different mental health disorders.     It also includes different coping and wellness strategies [...]

Sharing Hope

February 28th, 2022|

Sharing Hope is a three-part video series from the National Alliance on Mental Illness that explores the journey of mental wellness in Black communities: The videos feature stories and discussions on the following topics: Youth [...]

Black Pioneers in Mental Health

February 14th, 2022|

Celebrate African American History Month by learning about some Black pioneers in the mental health field: https://www.mhanational.org/black-pioneers-mental-health   Ohio State’s own Dr. Linda James Myers, Professor Emeritus in the Department of African American and African [...]

Black Mental Health Alliance

February 14th, 2022|

The Black Mental Health Alliance provides educational resources, trainings, and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and their communities.   Their website includes different types of resources aimed at increasing [...]

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective

January 31st, 2022|

The Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective is a group committed to the wellness of African American communities.   Their website includes many resources to increase mental health awareness, decrease stigma, and support healing for [...]

Attitude of Gratitude

January 24th, 2022|

Being thankful and showing appreciation is great for your health. An “attitude of gratitude” has the following mental, physical, and social health benefits: Improve your mood and happiness Lower your feelings of stress and depression [...]

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