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Helping People and Communities Address Mental Health Challenges

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

The new Survey of Mayors, conducted by the Boston University Initiative on Cities, found that 52 percent of mayors identified mental health and substance use as their top concern. Not unemployment. Not poverty. Not housing.

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Addressing the Nation’s Surging Overdose Crisis

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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Our nation’s overdose crisis has never been worse, and the record number of deaths the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported last month should force cities, states and the federal government to take bold steps now to end the carnage.

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Thriving in Adolescence with Meaningful Relationships: Considerations for Integrated Care Staff

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Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW, Consultant

National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Contacts do not equal connection. For adolescents, simply having encounters with others is not enough to be a protective factor against the negative effects of loneliness.

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New National Council Initiative Reveals that Prevention Messaging Relies on Trust

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Alexandra Plante

Director, Communications, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Council for Mental Wellbeing is leading an initiative to assess the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on substance use risks and drivers among youth ages 12-18 to equip youth-serving providers and organizations with the tools and resources necessary to support prevention messaging.

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