Tag: mental health

Suicide is Not Selfish via @BlogHer

I don’t want to hear another person say that suicide is “selfish”. I am absolutely fed up and done with this idea that because someone took his or her own life, that someone acted selfishly and without consideration of the feelings of others and the impact such an act would have on the lives of […]

New York City’s First Peer-Operated Support Line Opens #MentalHealth

Community Access, Inc.  is the first agency to open and operate a peer-operated support line for those experiencing mental distress and are in need of support. The new support line is part of Parachute NYC, an innovative Department of Health and Mental Hygiene initiative designed to reduce the use of emergency rooms and inpatient care […]

We’re Here To Help (#NoShame) – Minority Mental Health Month (July)

Bassey Ikpi, founder of The Siwe Project, put out a call to bloggers/vloggers to record video testimonies related to their dealings with psychiatric disabilities. At my day job, I run a housing program for people with severe and persistent psychiatric disabilities. I’m responsible for overseeing the provision of supportive services and facilities management. I recorded […]

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