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Guest Blog By: Public Good Projects* Mental health conditions are common. In fact, one in five adults in the United States will experience a mental health condition at some point in their lives. Despite being so prevalent, …

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Guest Blog By: Raquel Sosa, for Active Minds* I remember when I saw a mental health pamphlet in Spanish at an Active Minds Conference in California. It was so exciting, fascinating and surprising to me. Yes …

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Numbers matter, especially when it comes to veterans' health. Consider these statistics: The number of suicides among veterans has declined in recent years. And while 20 per day (when averaged over time) is still far …

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Watch Films and End Stigma!

Do you have an artistic eye and a passion for advancing mental health awareness? Here’s your chance to make a difference for young people across California! The Directing Change Program & Film Contest needs judges …

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May is not only Mental Health Matters Month, but also Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. According to the 2014 U.S. Census, 19 million people in the U.S. identify as Asian/Pacific Islander (API) with the overwhelming …

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By Sarah Vantrease, Assistant Director, Butte County Library Public libraries are vital resources for our communities. They offer gathering places, trusted sources of information, warm spots with WiFi and lend books and other materials. In many communities, people …

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By: Loretta Jay, executive director, B Stigma-Free* Dangerous and unpredictable, incompetent and blameworthy. These negative stereotypes about people who struggle with their mental health have repeatedly been proven false. Still, the stigma persists, and it interferes with access …

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What’s Your Movember Style?

We are already halfway through Movember (or No-Shave November) and men all over the globe are growing out their mustaches. But do you know what these hairy symbols represent and why so many people are putting down …

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In 2013, the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and KVIE Public Television partnered to create the documentary A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness to raise awareness of mental health challenges. This moving …

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Of the 1.7 million veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is estimated that 20 percent live with post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression. These conditions can have a significant impact on returning vets’ …

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