Tag: Mental Health

The International Condition of Mental Health

The International Condition of Mental Health Report urges mental health decision makers and advocates to step up commitment and action to change attitudes, actions and approaches to mental health, its determinants and mental health care. By WHO (World Health Organization) The World Health Organization today released its largest review of the condition of world mental health since the turn of…

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety By: Amy Briesch, Sandra M. Chafouleas Whenever a mass shooting takes place in schools, public discussion often focuses on laws or policies that might have prevented the tragedy. But averting school violence needs more than gun policy. It requires both prevention and crisis responsethat take students’ emotional well-being – not just their…

Peloton’s Kendall Toole To Shift Perspectives on Mental Wellness

Peloton’s Kendall Toole To Shift Perspectives on Mental Wellness By Amy Shoenthal Fitness instructors have historically been viewed as beacons of physical health. So it might be a bit unconventional to view them as a prolific voice in the mental health conversation as well. Peloton Instructor Kendall Toole has always been a mental health advocate after her own personal struggles and triumphs.…

Behind the Scenes: Mental Health & The Entertainment Industry

Behind the Scenes: Mental Health & The Entertainment Industry By Jennifer Leff, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in New York, NY  No doubt, the pandemic has impacted most industries. However, the entertainment industry was the first to shut down and will be the last to fully re-open. Entertainment industry workers, specifically those behind the scenes, have long experienced mental health challenges and stereotypically, haven’t easily…

Why Mom’s Mental Health is More Important Than Ever

Why Mom’s Mental Health is More Important Than Ever Moms’ mental health has been hit hard by the pandemic, with experts reporting higher rates of anxiety and depression. Here’s how to avoid burnout. By Claire Gillespie The COVID-19 pandemic has created a mental health crisis (or, some would argue, worsened one we were already in the midst of). Nobody is immune from…

Naomi Osaka Shares Powerful Message After Heckler Incident

Naomi Osaka Shares Powerful Message After Heckler Incident The tennis star has been very open about her mental health journey By Rosa Sanchez Naomi Osaka is celebrating her strength following an unfortunate incident with a heckler during a recent match. The tennis pro shared a powerful message on her Instagram and Twitter Thursday night. “Very proud of myself for reaching…