This week: The nation responds to the brutal killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police with national outcry and protest AND Anthem and Beacon launch series of programs for Mental Health Awareness Month PLUS new tools from Google to support people with disabilities in What We’re Reading!
Each year, 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental health condition. Positive mental health practices are important for everyone. During Mental health Awareness Month we will share some info and resources to help promote positive mental health practices for you and your family.
More resources for being a homeschool Rockstar, helping your kids look after their mental health in the wake of Self Isolation, supporting your aging parents AND the extension of social isolation from the White House in this week’s What We’re Reading
As many Americans dig in for a second week of social distancing, catch up on all the news related to disability, and older Americans as well as a roundup of Coronavirus articles in What We’re Reading
Self isolation from COVID-19 has many Americans staying indoors and getting acquainted with homeschool and telework for the first time. If you are dealing with the isolation blues or just need a little support, here are some Isolation Essentials to help get you through.
Inclusion is front and center in a classic holiday story, new technologies to manage medical data and fight Alzheimer’s disease and Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang releases his disability plan in this week’s edition of What We’re Reading!
Power Shut offs in California, a presidential candidate drops his disability platform, and DC nurses a sugar hangover from Halloween and their world series win — all in today’s What We’re reading!
September is National Recovery Month – an opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of mental health conditions and substance use disorders and celebrate the people in recovery. This year the “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger.” We sat down with Andrea Cook, Program Manager/Advocacy Director at Northern California Mental Health America to learn how we can support our families, friends and communities who are dealing with mental health conditions and living in recovery; as well as become more aware of our own mental health and wellness.
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