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Nigerian Tribune

Ifedayo Ogunyemi

10 October 2020

Nigeria

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Funding from a professional coaching, therapy, and counseling academy has helped a certified life coach and non-clinical psychotherapist offer free sessions to people in Nigeria who are struggling to cope with setback...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

8 October 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago's CRED program (Create Real Economic Destiny) blends effective violence-intervention strategies with economic empowerment, life coaching, therapy, and education to provide the kind of opportunity so often lack...

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Paul Adepoju

29 September 2020

Ibadan, Nigeria

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In Nigeria, a methodology known as task-sharing is helping to lessen the burden on the country's mental health care system. The premise of this model is to train "other health personnel, such as community health worke...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Rikha Sharma Rani

15 September 2020

Oakland, California, United States

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An organization founded in Oakland, CA is bringing non-partisan abortion counseling to those who feel isolated by platforms that are designated as either pro-life or pro-choice. The goal of the organization, which is ...

The New York Times

Julia Hotz

29 August 2020

United States

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Coronavirus-related loneliness increased demand for groups that help people make personal connections and new friends, even if at a distance. A New York MeetUp, “I wanted to do that … just not alone”, has seen attenda...

Detroit Free Press

Angie Jackson

15 August 2020

Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States

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The Youth Justice Fund sends formerly incarcerated men and women to a lakeside summer camp as therapy for the trauma they suffered growing up and during long prison sentences that started when they were teenagers and ...

Montana Free Press

Johnathan Hettinger

3 August 2020

Sweet Grass County, Montana, United States

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A partnership between Montana State University and Seattle-based Waypoint Health Innovations is helping bring virtual mental health services to rural communities in Montana. Although the program has only been in resea...

Yellowstone Public Radio

Rachel Cramer

30 June 2020

Missoula, Montana, United States

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In Montana, the transition to telehealth during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped one health care clinic provide care for more patients than before the virtual visits were necessary. Although it's not yet determined if...

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

Marissa Plescia

23 June 2020

Minnesota, United States

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As the novel coronavirus disrupts how farmers get their products to consumers, many of them are looking for mental health resources to manage their stress. While the stigma of mental health issues prevents some farmer...

The Laconia Daily Sun

Roberta Baker

17 June 2020

Laconia, New Hampshire, United States

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To connect children with the counseling and other services they need to heal from traumatic experiences, the Adverse Childhood Experience Response team trains police and others to spot problems early and make prompt r...

Ventures Africa

Hadassah Egbedi

18 May 2020

Nigeria

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Stand To End Rape (STER) is a youth-led Nigerian NGO that works with sexual and gender abuse survivors by providing services, including psychosocial support and advocacy to address cultural norms of victim-blaming, sh...

High Country News

Helen Santoro

14 May 2020

Enterprise, Oregon, United States

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A community health care clinic in Oregon’s Wallowa County has been able to offer mental health services to its clients during the coronavirus pandemic thanks in part to an already-established virtual practice. In plac...

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Cinnamon Janzer

1 May 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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In Minneapolis, a collaboration between the Division of Race and Equity, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the city’s procurement department has helped establish an emergency mental he...

St. Albert Today

April Hudson

27 April 2020

Alberta, Canada

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An Alberta Health Services’ text messaging service called Text4Hope is giving people text messages to help them cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The texts, written by mental health therapists, use cognitive behavioral...

Underscore

Sergio Olmos

27 April 2020

Texas, United States

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Specialty dockets are used in some states to provide extensive follow-up and supervision to help juveniles end gang affiliations. The enhanced supervision usually includes a curfew, frequent unannounced home visits, r...

The Laconia Daily Sun

Roberta Baker

27 April 2020

Laconia, New Hampshire, United States

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The coronavirus pandemic has prompted health insurance companies to support coverage of telemedicine across the United States, and in New Hampshire, mental health counselors are seeing many advantages to the practice....

Richland Source

Katie Ellington

21 April 2020

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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To better address the increased likelihood of people experiencing stress and anxiety due to the coronavirus pandemic, Richland County mental health providers have launched a hotline for children and families to call f...

BBC

Reha Kansara

15 April 2020

Uganda

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In Uganda, an initiative known as StrongMinds is helping low- and middle-income women deal with depression. To address the shortage of psychiatrists in the region, StrongMinds trains former patients who have completed...

The Colorado Sun

Jennifer Brown

30 March 2020

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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In Colorado, most mental health services have been moved online as a response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Called telemental health, the virtual sessions give those that regularly see a therapist, or need to bec...

The Guardian

Jon Henley

28 March 2020

Italy

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As governments order lockdowns of cities and countries due to coronavirus concerns, many people are at risk for experiencing mental health issues such as loneliness and anxiety. To combat this, people are turning to t...

KPRC-TV

Haley Hernandez

26 March 2020

Houston, Texas, United States

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One positive side effect of the encouraged social distancing due to the novel coronavirus outbreak is the shift to telemedicine, specifically the chance to have therapy sessions over phone and video calls. At one heal...

The Current

Christiaan Mader

25 March 2020

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused many in the healthcare industry to rethink how they conduct business, which in some instances has opened the door to telehealth practices. In Louisiana, "emergency public policy cha...

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Maiken Scott

22 March 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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As counseling and therapy sessions increasingly move online in order to comply with national stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of mental healthcare professionals in Philadelphia are offering...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Tina Giuliano

10 March 2020

Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

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Flagstaff Medical Center has incorporated the arts into their behavioral health unit, where they treat people with depression, anxiety, and other issues—they hired local artists to paint murals on the walls. Staff at ...

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Kaelyn Forde

9 January 2020

Springfield, Missouri, United States

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Although people often only showcase the best moments of their lives on social media platforms, a handful of celebrities have started sharing their mental health struggles which in turn has helped decrease the stigma a...

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