Results for Mental Health Awareness

New York Jets Defensive End Solomon Thomas and Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Along with Their Foundations Join Forces with Leading Mental Health Organizations to Expand Crisis Support During Suicide Awareness Month

NEW YORK–(September 5, 2023)– The Defensive Line, in collaboration with The Faith, Fight, Finish Foundation, is proud to announce a month-long initiative with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Crisis Text Line, provider of the 741741 text-based mental health support service and Vibrant Emotional Health, the administrator of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline…. View Article Published on - September 7, 2023 3:46 pm Published by -

Priority Bicycles and Arteza Partner on Limited Edition Bicycles in Support of Suicide Prevention Month and Vibrant Emotional Health

Leading Bicycle and Art Supply Brands Unite to Activate Communities Around Suicide Prevention and Fundraise for 988 Lifeline Administrator NEW YORK, NY (September 6, 2023) – NYC-based Priority Bicycles and Miami-based Arteza today announce their custom bicycle partnership in support of Suicide Prevention Month and Vibrant Emotional Health, one of the nation’s leading mental health… View Article Published on - September 6, 2023 5:03 pm Published by -

Obélix and El Che Partner to Host the Fifth Annual “Pausing for the Cause” Suicide Prevention Dinner

PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Alexis Cohen The two award-winning teams will join together at Obélix for a collaborative dinner on September 17th to benefit Vibrant Emotional Health Chicago, IL (August 29, 2023) – Next month, Obélix will host the fifth annual ‘Pausing For The Cause’ collaboration dinner with the El Che Steakhouse & Bar… View Article Published on - August 30, 2023 4:35 pm Published by -

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Answered Nearly 5 Million Contacts in its First Year– 2 Million More Than the Previous 12 Months

Vibrant Emotional Health Media Contact: Divendra Jaffar, The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Introduces Spanish Text and Chat Service and LGBTQI+ Subnetwork Ahead of First Anniversary   New York, NY (July 13, 2023) – Vibrant Emotional Health (Vibrant), one of the nation’s leading mental health organizations and the nonprofit administrator of the national 988… View Article Published on - July 13, 2023 4:41 pm Published by -

CDC Data Brief on Mental Health in Youth and Young Adults

Today, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at CDC released a data brief titled “Suicide and Homicide Death Rates Among Youth and Young Adults Aged 10-24: United States, 2001-2021.” Another recent CDC report reinforced that COVID-19 has substantially impacted young people, who saw widespread disruption in their daily lives. Mental health and suicide prevention… View Article Published on - June 15, 2023 8:31 pm Published by -

Statement on Surgeon General Advisory: Effects of Social Media on Youth Mental Health

Earlier this week, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released an advisory stating, “there is not enough evidence to determine whether social media is safe enough for children and adolescents when it comes to their mental health.” While it may offer some benefits, social media presents “a profound risk of harm” to the mental well-being of young… View Article Published on - May 25, 2023 6:29 pm Published by -

Mental Health Month 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a national movement established in 1949 to raise awareness about mental health. For 2023’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Vibrant is celebrating #WhereIFindMyself.  The #WhereIFindMyself campaign explores how our physical surroundings impact both individual and population mental health. Our physical environment plays a crucial role in shaping our mental health… View Article Published on - May 1, 2023 8:12 pm Published by -

Disaster Behavioral Health Symposium 2023

Vibrant Emotional Health (Vibrant) is set to host its third annual Disaster Behavioral Health Symposium. The 2023 symposium will meet in person to highlight the importance of collaboration, teamwork, and connection between community partners to support people recovering from and responding to emergencies and other crises. This three-day event will take place from May 24-26… View Article Published on - April 14, 2023 1:19 pm Published by -

Running Towards the Emotional Recovery “Finish Line”

By Christian Burgess, LMSW, Director, Disaster Distress Helpline, Vibrant Emotional Health I’m the Director of the Disaster Distress Helpline, the nation’s only 24/7 crisis hotline dedicated to providing year-round access to immediate crisis counseling and support for survivors, loved ones of victims, emergency responders, and anyone in the U.S. and territories struggling with distress during… View Article Published on - March 31, 2023 7:25 pm Published by -

Supporting Native American and Alaska Native Mental Health

This page is regularly updated with new resources and information. According to SAMHSA, nearly one fifth (18.7%) of Native American and Alaska Native adults experienced mental illness in 2019. Additionally, suicide rates amongst Native American and Alaska Native adolescents are over double the rate of white adolescents. This community faces many complicated, interrelated challenges that… View Article Published on - October 26, 2022 4:24 pm Published by -