"Mental Health" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse

New Mental Health Education Mandate may be Neglecting key Issues

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Press play to learn why some people think the new mandate fails to address major issues contributing to students’ poor mental health.  Audio Transcript: Mental Health Mandate Misses the Mark By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As of July 1, 2018, New York State public schools are required to implement mental health education in […]

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Community, Consumer, Education, Non-profit

Local Chapter Of Mental Illness Organization Adds Health Care Provider Database For Patients

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  Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: Minority Mental Health By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. A local organization is bringing awareness to trends of mental illness in minorities and what is being done to cure the stigma of mental health in minorities here in Central […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health, Syracuse, Technology

People Skeptical of WHO’s Decision to Name Gaming Disorder a Mental Health Condition

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By Stefan Oliva  Syracuse, NY (NCC News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) put gaming disorder on its most recent list of mental health disorders on Monday. WHO’s announcement sparked debate and raised questions about how it should be treated and whether or not the condition belongs on this list. The WHO defines gaming disorder as “a […]

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Central New York, Education, Health, Syracuse

Mental Health Week is Helping Students Prioritize Mental Health

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Listen here to find out how Syracuse University organizations are reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. By Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week is national mental health awareness week and organizations at Syracuse University are teaming up to increase student engagement with the mental health services available to them. Multiple offices and organizations […]

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Business, Central New York, Health, Non-profit

Café at 407 Serves More Than Coffee and Cake

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At least 30 million people of all ages and genders in the United States suffer from an eating disorder and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Café at 407 and Ophelia’s Place, located […]

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Education, Health

Syracuse University Student Launches Campaign to Slice Mental Health Stigma

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By Jane Hong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–As a Resident Advisor at Syracuse University, senior Kara Sheplock is no stranger to the stigma that surrounds mental health–especially on college campuses. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 40% of students do not seek help despite feeling depressed, anxious or struggling with other forms of mental […]

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Arts, Health

Hope Creations Spreads Mental Health Awareness

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By Lauren Coleman, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC  News)— The Syracuse community gathered at the City Hall Commons Atrium in downtown Syracuse to celebrate the gifts and talents  of community members though music, art, and dance. The Onondaga Case Management Services Inc. (OCMS) held it’s twelfth Hope Creations Art and Talent Show. OCMS provides services for people struggling with […]

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