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9 July 2021
Bend, Oregon, United States
Radio Talk Show
Over 15 Minutes
Youth in Oregon who get court-ordered rehabilitation as an alternative to youth detention might end up at the J Bar J Ranch, which despite its name is less a working ranch than a boarding school with individual counse...
24 June 2021
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Broadcast TV News
ChildSavers is a Richmond-based nonprofit offering students access to mental health services. The organization has group therapy sessions specifically focused on race and race-based stressors, along with telehealth an...
18 June 2021
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Over 3000 Words
In the Boston area, the Roca organization intervenes before young men commit violence. Its "relentless outreach" approach is based on cognitive behavioral therapy, an approach that helps people recognize and change th...
10 June 2021
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Baltimore's Roca program uses cognitive behavioral therapy, and patience and persistence, to work at changing the thinking of young people at high risk of committing or suffering gun violence. Counselors help their cl...
8 June 2021
Over 15 Minutes
Most domestic violence telephone helplines offer help to women who have been abused, and counseling programs for men provide their services in prison, once men have committed serious violence. But Línea Calma tries to...
7 June 2021
Lagos State, Nigeria
The Postpartum Support Network Africa turned a foothold in one Lagos hospital into a 50-hospital network in two states combatting postpartum depression by training healthcare workers, screening for the problem, and pr...
7 June 2021
Over 3000 Words
Prevention Project Dunkelfeld is "arguably the world's most radical social experiment in treating pedophilia." Its prevention-first approach to providing treatment to people who are sexually attracted to children mean...
2 June 2021
Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) works with asylum seekers in Matamoros to address mental health issues while they wait for decisions in their U.S. immigration cases. MSF provides one-on-one and group counseling with a t...
25 May 2021
Portland, Oregon, United States
The Student Success Act, which allotted money to school districts for things like more mental health resources, had mixed results due to funds being redirected because of COVID-19. Portland Public Schools increased th...
22 April 2021
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Students' mental health is becoming a higher priority for schools across the U.S. At Hernandez Middle School in Chicago, each day starts with a check-in from their teacher, along with a mindfulness lesson and other us...
15 April 2021
Lapwai, Idaho, United States
The Lawpwai School District in Idaho has taken a different approach to behavioral health. This new approach includes focusing on teaching positive behavior expectations, partnering with agencies to make on-site the...
13 April 2021
Nampa, Idaho, United States
In-school therapy is an increasingly popular mental health support in Idaho schools. Through a partnership with local agencies, therapists are available at schools and are able to set appointments with students, witho...
28 February 2021
Florence, Alabama, United States
School counselors in Alabama's schools are providing students with mental health care resources. Florence City Schools partnered with local organizations to provide therapists on-site, as well as social workers. "Curr...
26 February 2021
Crisis hotlines and chat services are turning to technologies such as AI tools to help assist an oft-overburdened system. At The Trevor Project, AI is used as both a risk assessment tool and as a role-play simulator t...
25 February 2021
StrongMinds Zambia began offering teletherapy, in part due to COVID-19 related restrictions, but also to address the many new stressors that came with the pandemic. Counselors hold group calls with five people twice a...
22 February 2021
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Medical providers are increasingly prescribing nature therapy – like walks, hikes, or recreational activities – as a way to help children and adults cope with life stressors. First popularized in Japan as "forest bath...
2 February 2021
Across Georgia, a community-based mental health care approach has decreased both the duration and frequency of hospitalization for clients. This approach relies on mental health and other healthcare specialists delive...
28 January 2021
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Connecticut’s school-based health centers, which offer medical and behavioral health care to children, have been able to remain open during the pandemic by using a mix of on-site and telehealth options. Although servi...
13 January 2021
Wisconsin, United States
The state of Wisconsin has launched a pilot initiative that aims to help farmers who are dealing with job stressors access mental health services including "a 24-hour wellness hotline, tele-counseling sessions and vou...
5 January 2021
When the coronavirus pandemic made in-person therapy sessions too risky to schedule, therapists in the Czech Republic moved their services online and set up a hotline for patients to call when needed. Although it's ye...
22 December 2020
In parts of Switzerland and Sweden, mental health care professionals are working to implement culturally appropriate psychiatry services that better addresses the needs of migrant populations. Although acquiring fundi...
15 December 2020
In Wales, the African Community Centre which has previously offered culturally competent mental health care services to youth in the African community in the city, has expanded its services to "Black, Asian and minori...
8 December 2020
Illinois, United States
A variety of telehealth counseling options throughout several Midwestern states are helping connect farmers with mental health clinicians. One option is online training, specifically targeted towards engaged couples a...
1 December 2020
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Black churches across the U.S. are collaborating with psychologists and counselors to offer their community access to mental health care services during the coronavirus pandemic. Although not all congregants were init...
13 November 2020
Sacramento, California, United States
An initiative being piloted in the Sacramento hospitality industry aims to decrease the stigma restaurant workers face when talking about mental health concerns with their peers. This peer-to-peer mental health suppor...
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