All students need hope at varying levels to graduate, especially those needing mental health support. Many students are still reacclimating to life after two years of COVID disruptions, on top of the usual anxiety that comes with beginning a new phase of life. New and unfamiliar surroundings, increased pressure of
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Many of us feel stressed at times. We may have a large to-do list, varied personal or professional tasks and so on. While short-term stress serves a purpose to get things done, a sense of overwhelm is a red flag that we are reaching our emotional capacity. As we recognize
Overlapping social issues and additional uncertainties – not to mention a global pandemic - have led to a massive spike in people seeking mental health support. Much of that extra demand has been absorbed virtually. Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, for example, has seen its monthly demand for
With data, we can proactively advocate for changes to systems and policies. See how it's done.
Mental health and data sharing. Seeing those phrases in a single sentence gives even the most seasoned professionals pause. This is legitimately sensitive data. And there are often specialized confidentiality and privacy laws due to the stigma and discrimination against those with mental health disorders. All the same, many agencies are starting to ask
An estimated 44% of people in jail and 37% of those in prison have a mental health condition. When I worked at the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, the Sheriff and Probation Departments were close partners with us. My Research & Evaluation team worked with their data teams to evaluate