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Pandemic is taking a toll on kids’ mental health, and psychologists are worried

February 27, 2021

Feb 2, 2021 By Madeline Fox Advocate News https://www.apg-wi.com/spooner_advocate/free/pandemic-is-taking-a-toll-on-kids-mental-health-and-psychologists-are-worried/article_41566daa-656c-11eb-9369-434fd56845ee.html Last year, when then-junior Marc Sharp needed to talk to someone, it was as easy as swinging by his teacher’s desk during a passing period or after school. “I think just being able to talk to him, just kind of go by his office whenever, was more »

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UW Extension offers program to identify mental illness

Feb 1, 2021 By Tony Langfellow WSAW https://www.wsaw.com/2021/02/02/uw-extension-offers-program-to-identify-mental-illness/ WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Mental health-related issues are on the rise during the pandemic, that’s why knowing how to help people struggling is more important now than ever. All University of Wisconsin-Madison Extensions are offering free Mental Health First Aider programs for you to learn how to more »

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NAMI Seeks Participants For Survey On Lived Experience Of Borderline Personality Disorder

2/18/2021 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2021/NAMI-Seeks-Participants-for-Survey-on-Lived-Experience-of-Borderline-Personality-Disorder NAMI is working with a clinical research partner that is interested in learning more about the lived experience of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to improve future research on the condition. To support this person-centered research, NAMI is conducting a Virtual Advisory Panel — an online platform for participants to anonymously answer a more »

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The Many Impacts of Self-Stigma

Feb 08, 2021 By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, CPRP NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/February-2021/The-Many-Impacts-of-Self-Stigma The mental illness label is one of the most stigmatizing. Most people with mental illness face stigma at some point from external sources, whether from friends, family members, employers or health care professionals. However, what’s even more damaging is when we internalize that more »

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