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NFL players work to ease stigma around mental health help

NFL players work to ease stigma around mental health help

Former Seahawks defensive end Marcus Smith credits Seahawks coach Pete Carroll for helping him when he struggled with mental health issues. He is now sharing his story to help others get the help they need. Mark Zaleski/Associated Press NFL pressures were getting to Marcus Smith II. He had failed to live up to expectations of …

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"A sudden stop."  Question of judges in mental health lawsuit has implications beyond Mississippi

“A sudden stop.” Question of judges in mental health lawsuit has implications beyond Mississippi

Mississippi’s longstanding mental health lawsuit could spark a shake-up in how legal protections for people with disabilities are enforced, potentially reducing pressure on state and local governments to ensure Americans with disabilities have equal access to services. The Justice Department sued Mississippi six years ago, saying it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by …

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Laurie Hernandez talks mental health in sports and how to transition from gymnastics

Laurie Hernandez is a gymnast. That’s how everyone knows her. That’s what a Google search of his name will tell you. But Laurie Hernandez is, of course, much more than that. Remezcla had the opportunity to speak to Hernandez during the THE ATTITUDE event, which aims to celebrate Latinos and counts Nike among its sponsors. …

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NFL players work to ease stigma around mental health help - Reuters

NFL players work to ease stigma around mental health help – Reuters

NFL pressures were getting to Marcus Smith II. He hadn’t lived up to the expectations of being… NFL pressures were getting to Marcus Smith II. He had failed to live up to expectations of being Philadelphia’s first pick, leading to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, his release by the Eagles – and a move across the …

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TTU teams up with Hilinski's Hope for College Football Mental Health Week

TTU teams up with Hilinski’s Hope for College Football Mental Health Week

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech University (TTU) is participating in College Football Mental Health Week with 122 other schools across the country from October 1-8. The week was kicked off by Hilinski’s Hope, a nonprofit created by Kym and Mark Hilinski in honor of their son Tyler, a former Washington State University quarterback who died …

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Indigenous communities look to culture to address mental health

Indigenous communities look to culture to address mental health

The shortage of Native American mental health clinicians is both a professional and personal issue for Mary Owen. “I myself have struggled with depression since high school,” said Owen, a Native American physician in Duluth and associate dean of Indigenous health at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Owen, a member of the Tlingit Nation, …

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Incident responders increasingly seek mental health assistance - Help Net Security

Incident responders increasingly seek mental health assistance – Help Net Security

Incident responders are primarily driven by a strong sense of duty to protect others. That responsibility is increasingly being tested by the rise in disruptive attacks, from the proliferation of ransomware attacks to the recent rise of erasing malware, according to IBM Security. The global survey of over 1,100 cybersecurity incident responders in 10 markets …

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Johnson County Mental Health Center will hire more operators for its crisis hotline

Johnson County Mental Health Center will hire more operators for its crisis hotline

CRISIS LINE IT’S RACHEL EVERY TIME THE PHONE RINGS. OKAY LET ME SEE IF I CAN FIND IT. WHO THIS COULD BE. RACHEL LLOYD HAS NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT. OUR. HAS SHE TAKEN PILLS OR HAS BEEN WITH JOHNSON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH FOR ALMOST TWO DECADES. WE HAVE SOME DAYS WHERE IT’S LITERALLY NON-STOP …

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