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Learning to Dance the Key Concepts of WRAP

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Kathyann Corl, Director of Community Relations for Keystone Human Services Mental Health Services, shares how she has used WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) throughout her life for recovery from mental illness.

Original article by Kathyann Corl on mentalhealthrecovery.com

Baxter International Foundation Supports ARVets Initiative to Increase Mental Health Services for Veterans

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A grant from the Baxter International Foundation will help provide assessments, education, and a resource to veterans while teaching veteran family members and first responders how to identify and manage the mental and behavioral health issues faced by many veterans. The one-year more than $50,000 grant to ARVets will fund the Bridge to Care program that delivers mental health care coordination to veterans and their families living in northern Arkansas.  

CBRE Real Advantage Series | Wellbeing in the Workplace

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This video is part of CBRE’s Real Advantage Series – a thought provoking video series providing insight into a range of topics affecting businesses today. Alongside opinion leaders from diverse backgrounds, CBRE is committed to encouraging further discussion into the innovations, challenges, and opportunities that are shaping the future of global business. 

The American Art Therapy Association Co-Sponsors Mental Health Research Briefing on Capitol Hill

A report by Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
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On October 4, 2016, the American Art Therapy Association was represented at a briefing in the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.  Organized by the American Psychological Association in cooperation with the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, “Future Directions in Mental Health Research: the View from Psychological Science,” was co-sponsored by the AATA and other member organizations of the APA’s Mental Health Liaison Group.  The event coincided with

Valued Social Roles: A Declaration of Identity

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“I am not a mental patient.  I am a secretary.”
--Unnamed long-stay patient at government mental hospital

India’s New Mental Health Care Act and the Complexity of Mental Illness

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The new Mental Health Care Act, passed on August 8, 2016 by the Indian parliament, has been winding its way slowly through the Indian legislature since 2013, and replaces the Mental Health Bill of 1987.

Pfizer Partners with National Urban League, Anthem and City of Hope to Address Chronic Health Issues Facing African Americans

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Pfizer is proud to announce its partnership with National Urban League, Anthem and City of Hope to launch Take Action for Health, an awareness program aiming to address the greatest health issues facing African Americans: heart disease, breast cancer and emotional well-being. This program seeks to increase mammograms, blood pressure screenings, and depression and anxiety-risk screenings in an effort to one day eliminate these health disparities in the African American community.

Where Barclays has Led, Others are Following

Interview with Mark McLane, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at Barclays
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Mark McLane is Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at Barclays. Mark oversees the delivery of Barclays’ industry leading, global D&I strategy.

How did you get involved in D&I?

Booz Allen EVP Joe Sifer honored with DMAX Foundation Leadership Award

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On Monday, April 25, Joe Sifer, Executive Vice President, was honored at the DMAX Foundation Spring Fundraiser. Mr. Sifer received the DMAX Foundation Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership in making emotional health a priority in the workplace.

DMAX Foundation is dedicated to eliminating stigma and encouraging safe and caring conversations about mental health issues and emotional pain in our youth.

Stakeholders Work to Improve Cultural Competence at Military Mental Health Summit

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At a Military Mental Health summit convened yesterday by PsychArmor, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense’s Center for Deployment Psychology and Booz Allen Hamilton, attendees worked to bridge the military-civilian divide by identifying ways to improve military cultural competency among mental health providers.

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