Mental Health News Round-Up: April 10

Addressing Stigma, Disparities in Minority Mental Health: Access to Care among Barriers In addition to facing the regular stigmas of mental health disorders, minorities have to combat increased stigma and other hurdles to receive treatment.  Barriers to care include the lack of culturally competent providers and the lack of media portrayals of people of color with mental health disorders. Additionally,…

Suicide Prevention Month: Abandoning Agendas

Welcome to the Suicide Prevention Month blog series. During this awareness month, we’ll be sharing stories from suicide survivors, suicide attempt survivors and mental health advocates. Today’s post comes from Meg Hutchinson, an award-winning singer-songwriter and poet and member of the Active Minds Speakers Bureau. Sometimes, in order to truly be there for someone, we have to abandon our…