Tag: <span>mental health</span>

Mental Health Awareness Webinar Recording Now Available

On Thursday, June 22 two educators from Ohio State University Extension, Jami Dellifield and Amanda Raines, presented an eXtension webinar on “Mental Health Awareness for Extension Professionals.” It is based on a professional development session they led at eXtension’s NeXC2016 conference in March that generated great interest. Due to popular response both to the conference […]

Save the Date: June 22 for eXtension Webinar on Mental Health Awareness

Increasingly, Cooperative Extension professionals are coming in contact in their work with individuals affected by mental health problems. They may be clients, community members, co-workers or even family members or friends — both professional and personal contacts. Knowing how to help them or how to provide a bridge for them to find the help they […]

Awareness of Mental Health Issues Increasingly Important for Extension Professionals

According to www.mentalhealth.gov, one in five American adults have experienced a mental health issue. One in 10 young people have experienced a period of major depression. One in 25 Americans live or have lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of […]