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Trauma in the Wake of Tragedy
In the wake of harrowing tragedies like the Orlando massacre, people far and wide can experience trauma. Find resources to share in your community to better understand trauma and support someone in need.
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Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) by an overwhelming 422-2. The bill – originally introduced three years ago by Reps. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) in the aftermath of the 2012 Newtown tragedy reflected the frustration of many who know we can […]
I was extremely nervous, I had never seen a psychologist before. There were a lot of questions going through my head: Would I be judged? Would I be blamed for what had happened to me? Could they really help? Why was I here anyways? I’d been coping just fine. I had a full time job […]
Last Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $161.6 billion Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS) spending bill for Fiscal Year 2017. This bill is responsible for funding the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others. The approved bill represents a $500 million decrease in overall funding [...]
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