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Resources to help your child’s mental health

May 11, 2020

Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 21, 2020 and last updated 7:31 PM, Apr 21, 2020 By Jamie Warren ABC15 https://www.abc15.com/news/state/resources-to-help-your-childs-mental-health PHOENIX — Spending more time at home can not only impact your mental health, but your child’s as well. Joronda Montano, Chief Program Officer with the non-profit notMYkid, says less face-to-face interaction with friends or teachers can more »

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Mental Health Help In Public Schools

April 16, 2020 By Cami Ottman Patch https://patch.com/arizona/phoenix/mental-health-help-public-schools Although schools are not in session now, Arizona students suffering from mental health issues will now be able to get excused absences from school. The Arizona Senate passed a bill to allow an absence caused by a pupil’s mental or behavioral health to count as an excused more »

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What Is The Role of Activity for Mental Health?

April 30, 2020 By Brad Bowins, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2020/What-Is-The-Role-Of-Activity-For-Mental-Health Mental illness exerts a heavy toll on society, but only receives a fraction of the funding that physical illness does. There is a universal need for beneficial and cost-effective interventions for mental illness. But what might qualify as an option? One possible answer is activity! As more »

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This Mental Health Month NAMI Spreads Message: You Are Not Alone

May 1, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/This-Mental-Health-Month-NAMI-Spreads-Message-You-Are-Not-Alone Arlington, VA — This May for Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is raising awareness and highlighting that no one experiencing a mental health condition should feel alone. More than 40 million people in the U.S. face the day-to-day reality of living with a mental health condition. more »

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Coronavirus: Arizona Mental Health Affected By Pandemic

April 19, 2020

Mar 26, 2020 11:05 am MT By Geoff Dempsey Patch https://patch.com/arizona/across-az/coronavirus-arizona-mental-health-affected-pandemic ARIZONA — Arizonans were trucking along the busy highway of life a couple of weeks ago, mindful of stock market and other signposts along the way but more or less keeping their loads balanced. Then the new coronavirus slammed on the brakes, causing a more »

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