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Ole Miss Participating in College Football Mental Health Awareness Week

Oct 5, 2020 By Nate Gabler Sports Illustrated OXFORD, Miss. (Ole Miss Athletics) – This week, Ole Miss Athletics is partnering with the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation (H3H) to support … Read more

Calls to suicide and crisis hotlines increase during pandemic

September 15, 2020 By Patrice Clark WLOX JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and calls for help for mental health assistance are rising at record … Read more

Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

Oct 5, 2020 NAMI Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more … Read more

5 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Dissociation

Oct 6, 2020 By Allie Cotterman NAMI Have you ever been driving and suddenly realized you didn’t remember the last ten minutes of your drive? Have you ever been … Read more

Depression, anxiety spike amid outbreak and turbulent times

Sep 2, 2020 By Associated Press WTVY Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the … Read more

Rising drug costs keep Mississippians from necessary mental health treatment

Aug 11, 2020 By Julie Whitehead, Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting Mississippi Today Magdalin Fulce used to take three different prescription medications for anxiety and depression. She doesn’t take … Read more

How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was … Read more

U.S. Senate Passes The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Improvement Act

8/7/2020 NAMI On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce … Read more

Mental Health Monday: College in the Age of COVID-19

by Sylvionna Moten-Horton, Community Outreach Intern Tougaloo College made the decision to delay its campus return until the spring semester, as COVID-19 numbers increased on other returning campuses. Although this … Read more