Results for Mental Health

Vibrant’s Statement on the FY23 Omnibus Appropriations Package

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Omnibus Appropriations Package, which includes two key provisions for suicide prevention. First, the FY23 Labor, HHS, Education bill includes over $500M in funding for suicide prevention activities. And second, the bill includes the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act, which reauthorizes and expands the… View Article Published on - December 30, 2022 10:00 am 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 -

Supporting Latine Mental Health

This page is regularly updated with new resources and information. The Latine community is very diverse and includes people from several different nations. The word typically refers to individuals from Spanish-speaking countries, especially those of Latin America. Furthermore, while the Latine community may share a language and various attributes, it is important to acknowledge that… View Article Published on - October 12, 2022 8:01 pm Published by -

988 Lifeline Transition Volume

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline successfully transitioned to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline on Saturday, July 16. As expected, volume over the transition week increased substantially. We are grateful that transitioning to 988 brought awareness of this resource, and more people sought support through the 988 Lifeline, and help was available. Full data for… View Article Published on - July 22, 2022 6:52 pm Published by -

Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ Community with Resources and Support

Pride Month is a wonderful time to show up for the LGBTQIA+ community. While support for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans/Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) has steadily improved since Stonewall, there are still barriers that can cause LGBTQIA+ individuals to not seek emotional support. They are at disproportionate risk for… View Article Published on - June 28, 2022 5:25 pm Published by -

How to Help Relieve Stress in 90 Seconds

Stress can appear suddenly and randomly. It can impact our relationships, influence our work, cause changes in sleeping habits, activate headaches, and lead to a variety of different outcomes. When our lives change or an unexpected event occurs, even if it is positive, it is often challenging to cope with our emotions and assess the… View Article Published on - May 31, 2022 7:28 pm Published by -

4 Practices for Building Your Self-Esteem Today

It’s not uncommon to desire higher self-esteem. We all want to walk around confidently in our own skin. However, maintaining a healthy level of self-esteem can sometimes feel challenging. Between work stress, the effects of past or present emotional stressors, day-to-day worries and everything else life throws at us, we might sometimes find it difficult… View Article Published on - May 6, 2022 6:49 pm Published by -

Trusted Emotional Health and Wellness Services You Should Know

Throughout the winter and into spring, our mental health can be impacted. Especially now, in the 24/7 media age with a global pandemic and graphic news headlines, many people are experiencing heightened anxiety and stress. While it’s not always realistic to control your environment, it is possible to control how and where you receive emotional… View Article Published on - April 15, 2022 3:51 pm Published by -

Practicing Wellness this Holiday Season

By Lisa Furst, Chief Program Officer at Vibrant Emotional Health The end of 2021 is rapidly approaching, and we are fully in the midst of the holiday season. We can feel so many things at this time of year – joy and excitement, pleasure and anticipation, love and goodwill. But even in the most ordinary… View Article Published on - December 20, 2021 4:57 pm Published by -