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Ohio’s winter months are difficult for people with seasonal affective disorder

January 9, 2020

Posted Dec 26, 2019 at 5:53 PM Updated Dec 26, 2019 at 11:06 PM By Megan Henry, The Columbus Dispatch Akron Beacon Journal https://www.beaconjournal.com/news/20191226/ohiorsquos-winter-months-are-difficult-for-people-with-seasonal-affective-disorder COLUMBUS — Becca Pollard was diagnosed with depression in high school, but it became clear it got worse when the days started getting gloomier. Because of this, the 37-year-old was told a couple of years after more »

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Fighting the stigma of mental illness, suicide

December 23, 2019 By Josh Ellerbrock LimaOhio.com https://www.limaohio.com/news/389087/fighting-the-stigma-of-mental-illness-suicide LIMA — The pain comes, and Charlene Adler begins to cry as she’s reminded of the role she played in her own story. After eight years of being clean, a cigarette passed around at a party this past week threatened to put her back where she began more »

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6 Ways You Can Help A Loved One On Their Healing Journey

Dec. 26, 2019 By Shainna Ali NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/6-Ways-You-Can-Help-a-Loved-One-on-Their-Healing-J Take a moment to consider all the people in your life: your coworkers, friends, family. At any given time, 1 in 5 of these individuals is living with a mental health condition. You may have noticed them struggling, but if you’re not a trained mental health professional, you may not have more »

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NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive

Dec 18 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2019/NAMI-Board-of-Directors-Names-Daniel-H-Gillison-Jr-As-New-Chief-Executive NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness and their families, today announced the appointment of Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer effective January 21, 2020. “On behalf more »

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Suicide Rates In Ohio Have Skyrocketed, Especially Among Young People

December 13, 2019

Nov 15, 2019 By Jo Ingles & Clare Roth WOSU https://radio.wosu.org/post/suicide-rates-ohio-have-skyrocketed-especially-among-young-people#stream/0 The new report found that Ohio’s overall suicide rate increased by 45% from 2008-2018. Now five people die by suicide every day in the state. Health professionals like the department’s medical director Mark Hurst say they’re baffled by those numbers. “You know, the things that we more »

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