Mental Health News Round-Up: July 8

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Mental Health Bill On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would seek mental health reform across the country. Among other things, the bill would implement direct funding for mental health illnesses, reorder the structure of the federal agency of mental health, and develop requirements for private…

Mental Health News Round-Up: July 1

Demi Lovato Talks Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery Pop star Demi Lovato speaks out about her recovery from addiction and an eating disorder.  She discusses how her mental health has inspired her music. She is now mental health advocate, emboldening her fans every day. Effects of Exercise on Depression Underestimated, Review Finds The latest report in…

Mental Health News Round Up: June 24

Orlando Shooting Sheds Light on Mental Health Disparities in Florida’s Latino Community After the Orlando shooting, many Latinos in the area are ending the stigma about mental health. Over 40 Latino-led organizations have formed since the tragedy to help low incomes families receive proper resources for those who were affected. (Note: See a message from…

AUCCCD Infographic: A Closer Look at College Counseling Centers

Each year, the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) releases a report on college counseling center trends. I took some stand-out data from their recently released 2014 survey and put together this new infographic. Want to share the infographic on social media? Read the full post to get social media-sized images. Thanks to…