Tag Archives: mental health

Facebook Provides First-of-a-Kind Service to Help Prevent Suicides

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog and recently promoted on Facebook. “Facebook is announcing a new service that harnesses the power of social networking and crisis support to help prevent suicides across the nation and Canada. The new … Continue reading

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Health Tip: Are You Disposed to the Holiday Blues?

Risk factors for holiday depression Though the holiday season is joyous for many, it can be depressing for some. The Cleveland Clinic mentions these risk factors for the holiday blues: Connecting the holidays with family problems or painful memories. Expecting … Continue reading

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Website: HHS Office of Adolescent Health

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The Office of Adolescent Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new information-rich website on adolescent health issues, including physical, mental and reproductive … Continue reading

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Webcast on Self-Care for Homelessness Service Providers

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/pw821x Responding to Vicarious Trauma: Self-Care for Homelessness Service Providers Thursday, August 11, 2011  |  1:30 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time We all need opportunities to step back, breathe, and think about how our … Continue reading

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Webinars and Conferences

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference Understand. Act. Live. http://www.stvincentcharity.com/OHLC October 12-13, 2011 Cleveland, OH Half-day Preconference Plain Language Writing Workshop included October 11th Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS,President, Canyon Ranch Institute … Continue reading

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May is Mental Health Month

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/may Mental Health Month Themes: Do More for 1 in 4 is a call to action to help the 1 in 4 American adults who live with a diagnosable, treatable mental health … Continue reading

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Mental Health Information Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day http://www.samhsa.gov/children/national.asp May 3, 2011 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is a key strategy of “Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health“, which is part of the … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

All news items were posted on the BHIC Blog.   Guidance for Integrating Culturally Diverse Communities into Planning for and Responding to Emergencies: A Toolkit. Recommendations of the National Consensus Panel on Emergency Preparedness and Cultural Diversity.  Feb 2011 http://bit.ly/fO47MOContinue reading

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Resources for Senior Health

The following post appeared on the BHIC Blog.   NIHSeniorHealth http://nihseniorhealth.gov/ This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. It inlcudes a free, easy-to-use  toolkit with training materials to help … Continue reading

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Promoting a Healthy Work Environment in Homeless Services Webcast

Posted on the BHIC Blog   http://bit.ly/dOo2bS Thursday, January 27, 2011 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time People working in homeless services, regardless of their position, face challenging working conditions and are at risk of burnout. How can agencies best … Continue reading

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