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Obama Mentions Lifeline in Mental Health Awareness Month Proclamation

President Obama’s speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner became a YouTube sensation over the weekend, but we’re still buzzing about his shout out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline last week. In a statement from the White House, President Obama said that too many people with mental illness still suffer in silence and declared… View Article Published on - May 5, 2014 8:19 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

New Study Links Head Injuries To Mental Illness

A recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that head injuries, such as a concussion or skull fracture can increase someone’s risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression by up to 439%. This is the largest study to date documenting the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental illness. Using the… View Article Published on - May 1, 2014 11:02 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

Introducing Stories We Carry

On a Friday night last month, more than 100 people gathered at the American Red Cross in Manhattan to attend the first-ever Stories We Carry event, a unique project that brings veterans and civilians together to talk about the impact of war. Conversations covered topics spanning hot-button, national issues such as PTSD and moral injury to… View Article Published on - April 30, 2014 11:12 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

MHA-NYC to Hold “Where There is Help, There is Hope” Gala Event On June 6 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City

Honoring Longtime Veteran’s Advocate Kenneth Fisher Honoree Kenneth Fisher NEW YORK, NY – April 17, 2013 – The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is holding its annual benefit gala on June 6th at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event, “Where There is Help, There is Hope” highlights MHA-NYC’s 50 years of providing people… View Article Published on - April 17, 2013 5:21 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts