mental health

NY Mental Health Awareness Plates [PIC]
Mental health issues are a growing concern all over the country. Now mental health programs are hoping to raise awareness through the New York state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Sometimes, I Need To Punch Things
I'm not a violent person by any means. If fact, I've never even gotten into a fistfight.  But I do like to punch things. Lately, however, I'm less Canelo Alvarez and more George Foreman. Sadly, I haven't been to my boxing gym in well over a month. My brain can feel it, my body can feel it, my heart …
Mental Health Classes Coming to a NY School Near You
When I was graduating from high school I was overwhelmed and completely unsure of what was coming next. None of what I had learned over the course of my four years could have prepared me. But, now it looks like that'll change for high school students in New York.
Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Rates of Mental Illness?
Data from the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency (SAMHSA) suggests 20 percent of American adults — 44.5 million people — experienced some sort of mental illness over the last year.
The report defines “mental illness” as any sort of diagnosable mental, behavioral or emotional disorder that ca…