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Bandana Project: Students wearing green bandanas are safe to approach about seeking help for mental illness

March 8, 2020

Feb 17, 2020 By Lauren Johns The Standard http://www.the-standard.org/life/bandana-project/article_38841f08-51de-11ea-a5fb-63e19054cacd.html Over 450 million people worldwide struggle with mental health, making it the leading cause of various health concerns, such as substance abuse and eating disorders, according to the World Health Organization. To raise awareness of this strife, the Bandana Project was brought to Missouri State University Read More »

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Veteran on the walk of his lifetime to stop in mid-Missouri

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM CST By Grace Taylor KOMU https://www.komu.com/news/veteran-on-the-walk-of-his-lifetime-to-stop-in-mid-missouri JEFFERSON CITY – A U.S. Army Veteran is passing through Jefferson City on Thursday as part of his effort to raise awareness for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. So far, Stephen Meyers has walked a little over 100 miles of his 6,000 mile goal. He Read More »

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Groundbreaking study on mental health reveals SECOND type of schizophrenia

PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified. Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study. The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to Read More »

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Young Workers Seek Mental Health Accommodations, Employers Try to Keep Up

Feb 12, 2020 11:00 am ET By Lauren Weber The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/managing-mental-health-at-work-is-a-juggle-of-rights-and-realities-11581523201 Managers and younger employees are struggling to adapt as a generation of people with higher rates of reported mental illness enter the workforce. Many of these new workers are coming to offices from colleges and high schools where they received accommodations, Read More »

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Missouri encounters rural mental health crisis

February 12, 2020

Feb 9, 2020 at 12:05am By Joe Gamm News Tribune https://www.newstribune.com/news/local/story/2020/feb/09/missouri-encounters-rural-mental-health-crisis/815897/ Resources are needed to overcome barriers that limit access to mental health care for people involved in the agricultural industry, particularly in Missouri’s 99 rural counties, according to a report released Wednesday. “Growing stress on the farm: The expanding economic and mental health disparities Read More »

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