Mental Health Disorders

Hospitals Teaming Up to Offer Free Mental Health Training

Several hospitals in the Northeast Florida area around Jacksonville have come together for a new mental health campaign. They are offering free mental health training. The course called, Mental Health First Aid, is free and open to all Northeast Florida residents. This course is in response to the 2016 results that found that Northeast Florida ranked the second lowest in the state for mental healt...

Mental Health in Adults

In recent years more conversations have revolved around mental health in the US. The stigma is around mental health and mental illness is gradually going away. Celebrities are coming forward with their struggles while politicians fight for funding for more mental health aid. Yet still, the US has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world. The statistics and facts around mental health...

Mental Health Disorders in Children and Teens

The conversation on mental health is so often centered on adults. What ends up happening is that children and teens are then overlooked. Many people aren’t even aware or don’t believe, those young people can suffer from serious mental health disorders. The fact is that in the US close to 20%, that is 1 out of every 5 children, suffer from some form of mental disorder. Prevalence of Mental Illness ...

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