mental health

Emergency Services

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Goes Live Tomorrow – Prescott Police Department

On July 16, the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, will transition from its previous ten-digit phone number to the 988-dialing code. 988 is a 3-digit dialing code for the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, where compassionate, accessible care and support is available for anyone experiencing mental health-related

Gun Control

Senate negotiators announce a deal on guns, breaking logjam – Associated Press

Photo: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington Senate bargainers on Sunday announced the framework of a bipartisan response to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy but limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and stepped-up efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs. The proposal falls far short

Opinion

Opinion: Veterans Org Urges More in Fight Against Suicide – Inside Sources

While the Department of Defense has created an independent committee to assess its efforts to prevent suicide in the ranks of the military, at least one organization says more needs to be done. Warrior Call, a nonprofit organization working to prevent veteran suicide, is urging Defense to take action on mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) sustained by

Golf

Thinking About Your Mental Health? Here’s Why You Should Try Golf

Everyone knows that physical activity is a vital part of mental health. But golf isn’t often the first thing you think of when it comes to getting in a good workout!  It’s true that it’s a more relaxed kind of sport, but that’s just one of the things that makes it excellent for both physical

Hypnotically Speaking

Hypnotically Speaking

Growing up is meant to be one of the very best times of our lives but it can also be tough. There are many pressures, and some young people are exposed to situations and experiences that make them vulnerable. Children’s emotional, mental health is a global concern. When I researched the statistics of children and

Opinion

Opinion: Social Media at 25 — a Mental Health Checkup – Inside Sources

Twenty-five years ago, the age of social media began with the launch of sixdegrees.com, a website that allowed users to create custom profiles. At the time, many of us were not aware of what was going on, but this moment marked an important turning point in the way we would communicate and consume information, and for

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