mental health

  • The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" has some mental-health experts concerned about the exposure of suicide to young or troubled people. Photo Credit: Netflix

    “13 Reasons Why” Netflix Show is Concerning, Say Psychologists

    Stephanie Carson Public News Service NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Suicide rates in Tennessee are on the increase across all age groups, just as a new Netflix series features a story line about a teenager who takes her life in the first episode. The show “13 Reasons Why” is prompting numerous...
  • The Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why”, deals with intense situations between high school students and has some educators worried about the overall message. Photo Credit: Netflix

    Should “13 Reasons Why” Be a Show to Worry About?

    Estephany Haro El Observador Teenagers across the United States are watching a controversial but popular show on Netflix called “13 Reasons Why”, which is a13-episode story arc that has everybody talking due to its controversial content ranging from suicide, sexual violence, and bullying. Most of the filming of the...
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    County Launches Nation’s First Mental Health “Pay for Success” Project

    “Partners in Wellness” will provide community-based mental health services for individuals with serious mental illness  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The County of Santa Clara is launching the nation’s first mental health-focused Pay for Success project in partnership with Telecare Corporation, a national leader in providing innovative, effective services...
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    Mental Health First Aid: How To Help In A Crisis

    Greg (not his real name) was worried when he noticed Heather (not her real name) did not show up to teach her Sunday school class at their church. Skipping a commitment was out of character for his normally reliable and responsible friend. Knowing that Heather had been struggling with...
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    Guns Are Blazing

    Arturo Hilario / El Observador Another shooting occurred while beginning to craft this piece, so its initial purpose has been skewed, if only made more true by the ongoing violence, in which the United States, in a “time of peace”, is one of the most violent places in the world....