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The Kim Foundation’s Year in Review

The Kim Foundation takes time to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and growth by remembering our biggest moments from 2017.

Michael Phelps Opens Up

Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps shared his struggles with anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation in a candid interview with Megyn Kelly on TODAY. Since his retirement from the pool Phelps has taken time to focus on family, joined Colgate on their water conservation campaign, and was featured in the new documentary “Angst.”

2017: A Year in Pictures

As the year winds down, we take a look back to be grateful for all the wonderful events and people we encountered. While The Kim Foundation celebrated many great moments I could write about, pictures do what words cannot.

Finding Balance

Last year, I shared my personal struggle with prenatal anxiety in an article titled, “The Sad Truth About Prenatal Anxiety and Depression.” A few short months later on November 23rd at 8:17am, my husband and I welcomed our son Cohen James (or C.J. as we sometime call him), into the world.

Peace For Today

It feels as if 2017 was just beginning and I was saying, “I can’t believe it’s 2017!” Now the year is rapidly coming to a close, and I find myself saying, “I can’t believe it’s almost December!”

Supporting Our Kids

After a recent suicide prevention talk at a local high school, I had a young lady come up to me as the rest of the kids filed out of the auditorium doors. She began to open up about her mental health struggles, her past with self-harm, and her frequent thoughts of suicide.

Mental Health at Your Desk

Sitting at your desk all day can be draining and downright tiresome. Whether you are someone that is constantly on the phone and taking calls all day or you are the person with mile-high paperwork, your mental health could be at risk if you do nothing to recharge at least once during your busy work

Gratitude and Mental Health

Many of us acknowledge the goodness in our lives and are thankful especially at Thanksgiving. Yet, being grateful on a consistent basis has been shown to positively impact us in our relationships and our mental health. It can even help to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression.

Joey Pantoliano

Bryan Medical Center brought in Emmy Award winning actor Joey Pantoliano as the keynote speaker for their annual Mental Illness Awareness Week event on October 3rd. The room was packed with nearly 500 people wanting to hear the famous Joey Pants open up about his family’s history of mental illness, his past struggle with substance

Prioritizing School Mental Health

Recently we announced that in partnership with ESU3, we would be taking over the reins of the Nebraska School Mental Health Conference from BHECN. We are very excited to take on this initiative and feel it strongly aligns with our mission and the importance we place on early intervention and prevention. Several ESU staff and