What Three Words Need to be Rehearsed to Say to a Police Officer During a Mental Health Crisis Cartoon#1489 Mental Health Humor by Chato Stewart The Family Stew http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor/2014/10/police-mental-health-crisis-5/
Mental Health Warning Signs: A List of 43 to Recognize
MHFA Canada teaches mental health first aid skills. The course does not train people to be therapists, counselors, or mental health professionals. The philosophy behind MHFA Canada is that mental health crisis, such as suicidal and self-harming actions, may be avoided through early intervention. If a crisis does arise, then members of the public can take action that may reduce the harm that could result. Our Aug. 28-29 workshop still has openings!
Last November 19th, Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds was slashed and stabbed repeatedly by his own son. Gus Deeds was 24 years old and had been struggling with mental illness. He and his father had been in an emergency room just hours before the attack but didn’t get the help that they needed. The story of what went wrong with his medical care exposes a problem in the way that America handles mental health.
Eleven sketches inspired by the university mental health crisis – in pictures