As we approach the Thanksgiving season, it is interesting to take a look at gratitude and how it affects our 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
Veterans Day is November 11 and it is a time to honor those who have served our country, but it should also serve as a reminder to check in on their mental health. According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Veterans account for approximately 20% of the deaths from suicide
The 8th Annual National LOSS Team Conference was held in Phoenix, AZ this year on October 22 and 23. The National LOSS Team Conference is an opportunity for mental health professionals, first responders, school counselors, suicide loss survivors, LOSS Team members...
It is with my deepest gratitude that I thank our team, board, donors, volunteers, law enforcement, and all those involved in our 2018 luncheon, A Time for Hope & Healing with Patrick Kennedy, for making it such a smashing success!
Our minds are constantly under attack these days. Social media tries to tell us that we aren’t as good as Sandy who is on vacation with her boyfriend in Jamaica or that we won’t ever have a chiseled body like Brandon – and his life must be so much better than ours because he is
October 23rd is national Lock Your Meds day and it stands as a great reminder to keep your home safe.
This time of year is a busy one for The Kim Foundation! We were pleased to hold our School Resource Fair on September 25th at the Bellevue Lied Activity Center. The resource fair featured 36 organizations from around the community that presented to school staff about their behavioral health programs. The area school districts sent
In 1990, the US Congress established the first week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). The goal is to end the stigma associated with mental illness and to ensure better understanding and access to diagnosis and treatment. 1 in 5 Americans suffer from a mental condition such as depression or other mood disorders.
Friday, September 21 was our bimonthly Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition meeting. There are great things going on across the state that are helping increase the awareness of suicide prevention.
The Kim Foundation has been very busy the first half of the year. Take a look at some of the highlights!