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Yes! Magazine

Jay Walljasper

5 November 2019

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Building resilience and self-care into daily life promotes long-term wellbeing. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Catalyst Initiative works to support the emotional and mental wellbeing of underserved groups by promoting...

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Mandy Oaklander

24 October 2019

Tennessee, United States

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Medical professionals throughout the United States are starting to implement mental health screenings during routine care in order to better assess those at risk of suicide. Using a combination of health records and q...

U.S. News & World Report

Kelly Davis

15 October 2019

San Diego, California, United States

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Hoarding can be a symptom of depression or an outlet for trauma, and was forcing low-income seniors out of housing in California. To address this, researchers collaborated with various agencies and organizations to of...

VentureBeat

Kyle Wiggers

10 October 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

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Using artificial intelligence, social media companies can quickly identify and reach out to those at risk for self-harm. Pinterest, a San Francisco-based social media company, is employing AI to support its user’s emo...

The New York Times

Catherine Cheney

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24 September 2019

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Connecting to peers makes coping with emotional distress easier for youth. Youthline, a youth suicide crisis intervention service operated by Lines for Life puts those struggling in touch with volunteers their own age...

Richland Source

Tracy Leturgey

16 September 2019

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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In rural counties, it's not always easy to seek mental health treatment. To address this, several different resources have been built over the years in Richmond County, Ohio from call or text hotlines to educational c...

Popular Science

Temma Ehrenfeld

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12 September 2019

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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There is a movement amongst clinicians and researchers involved in suicide prevention to reclassify suicide as a "condition in its own right" in order to better teach and treat symptoms. In some places, such as Detroi...

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Emma Sisk

3 September 2019

United Kingdom

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Social prescribing, where medical practitioners encourage patients to look beyond medicine to remedy their issues, can lessen the demand for medical services and medications. In the UK, Denmark, and Canada, doctors ar...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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22 July 2019

Harare, Zimbabwe

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Sometimes just having someone to talk to can help those who are suffering from depression. The Friendship Bench program in NYC borrows an idea from Harare, Zimbabwe, where healthcare workers—affectionately called Gran...

Transitions Online

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Nikita Poliakov

16 July 2019

Prague, Czech Republic

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Individuals at a high risk of suicide can benefit from targeted, accessible, and client-centered care. As part of a new mental health initiative, the Czech government is funding mental health centers for patients at h...

The Guardian

Robert Booth

10 June 2019

London, England, United Kingdom

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Communicating with volunteers via text message can be less intimating for young people than dialing a hotline. Mental Health Innovations, a UK-based charity, operates the Shout text hotline. The service is part of an ...

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Ann Schimke

6 June 2019

Colorado, United States

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Colorado has one of the highest rates of suicide for both adults and children in the country. Ignoring concerns about liability issues, one school is giving high school students a mental health screening to determine ...

BBC

Sam Judah

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4 June 2019

Italy

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"We exploited the biological clock," is how an Italian psychiatrist describes what he has been testing to treat those suffering from bipolar disorder and depression. The approach, which has received both praise and cr...

KPBS Public Media

Shannon Firth

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29 May 2019

San Diego, California, United States

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Creating a more compassionate working environment helps lead clinicians suffering from depression, trauma, or burnout, to seek care. The University of California San Diego’s medical system has piloted several approach...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

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28 May 2019

Olympia, Washington, United States

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In Washington, state legislators have passed an innovative measure that would allow individuals to suspend their own gun rights. The bill was started as a proactive measure for those experience mental health issues to...

The Salt Lake Tribune

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Erin Alberty

27 May 2019

Utah, United States

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Across the United States, veterans are at a greater risk for suicide than the average civilian, but in Utah, this problem is elevated even further. Although researchers are unsure of the reasons for this, programs in ...

Religion News Service

Aysha Khan

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23 May 2019

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Digital platforms can provide a space for those living apart from their religious communities to affirm their identity. From hash tags to online academies, Muslims who otherwise would not have regular access to a mosq...

Los Angeles Times

Nita Lelyveld

16 May 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Rates of loneliness are increasing across the United States, as people rely on technology rather than human interaction for their day-to-day lives. To directly combat this, a man in Los Angeles created the People Walk...

Montana Public Radio

Kayla Desroches

13 May 2019

Broadview, Montana, United States

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In rural farming communities, it's not uncommon for those working in the agricultural industry to struggle with anxiety and depression. Because mental health professionals often aren't readily available in these areas...

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Erik Neumann

1 May 2019

Vernal, Utah, United States

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In Utah, the Northeastern Counseling Center had a booth at a local gun show to give away gun safety devices and provide information on suicide prevention. The booth, which has made a few stops at public events, is jus...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

30 April 2019

Australia

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Senior centers often offer activities for senior citizens to choose from, but most of the options aren't centered around physical activity or fostering community. Men's Sheds, Australian concept that has recently caug...

Street Roots

Amanda Waldroupe

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5 April 2019

Oregon, United States

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When suicide rates began to show a steady incline in Oregon, researchers found that this strongly correlated with a population that had been evicted from their homes. In Washington County, the supervisor of the county...

NBC News

Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky

3 April 2019

Santa Clarita, California, United States

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Providing senior citizens with animal-assisted therapy has been known to lessen rates of loneliness while also aiding in brain health by reducing cases as dementia. Because taking care of a living animal is not always...

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Martin Fritz Huber

20 March 2019

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

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In the United Kingdom, an initiative known as parkrun, is working to bring people together for a weekly free 5K run in order to inspire physical fitness as well as community interaction. Although the US is not seeing ...

The Guardian

Sam Delaney

9 March 2019

Halifax, England, United Kingdom

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Studies conducted throughout the United Kingdom have shown that men are far more likely to commit suicide than women, but a series of monthly meetings by Andy’s Man Clubs are helping to fight against this. Built on th...

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