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Free app from SAMHSA can prevent bullying

Research shows that parents and caregivers who spend at least 15 minutes a day talking with their child can build the foundation for a strong relationship and help prevent bullying. The time you spend will help boost your children’s confidence and build effective strategies for facing bullying.

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October is Disability Employment Awareness Month.  The goal: to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. 

Ermergency Department entranceGroundbreaking Suicide Research in the Works

An upcoming study will help researchers learn more about ways to treat people experiencing suicidal thoughts. Nearly 20,000 patients will participate in a trial that draws from other successful interventions for depression and suicide. One of the treatments being tested was developed with the help of other patients.

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"Mental Health in the Emergency Department" "Mental Health in the Workplace"

 

Wisconsin United for Mental Health is a broad and diverse coalition of citizens dedicated to working collaboratively to eliminate the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness. Our initiatives promote mental health awareness and education with a wide variety of target audiences, e.g. media, employers, hospitals, and others.  The goal is to expand awareness, improve inclusion and use of best practices in multiple environments and systems, and build linkages to support recovery.

 

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