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By On April 2nd, 2020

WBALTV: Baltimore Neighbors Network created to address mental health amid coronavirus pandemic

By Hannah Hoffman BALTIMORE —A new program rolled out in Baltimore City on Wednesday is aimed at connecting with seniors dealing with the isolation and mental health impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Councilmembers Zeke Cohen and Kristerfer Burnett have joined community organizations to create the Baltimore Neighbors Network. This is just part of the work…

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By On March 30th, 2020

Coronavirus: Advocates say self-care, support during stay-at-home orders key

ARTICLE BY: ELIZABETH MURRAY | BURLINGTON FREE PRESS | 6:50 pm EDT March 27, 2020 In a time of “stay at home” orders and potential quarantine because of the new coronavirus pandemic, people are feeling stress and anxiety. Those battling mental illness may be even more vulnerable to feeling overwhelmed, depressed and alone, said Laurie Emerson, the executive director…

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By On March 26th, 2020

WWMT Michigan: Addicted Michigan: how COVID-19 is impacting opioid use disorder treatment services

by Alexis Berdine | Newschannel 3 Wednesday, March 25th 2020 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines for addiction treatment facilities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The new guidelines target opioid abuse treatment. According to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, people living with…

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By On February 24th, 2020

Forbes: How This Barber Uses His Shop To Improve Black Men’s Mental Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that one in four people experience mental illness at some point in their life. For Black people around the world those stats are even more staggering. Research indicates that Black/African Americans are 20% more likely to suffer from psychological distress compared to their white counterparts. Within the Black community, mental health conversations and…

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