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Trauma Informed Yoga

Along with the physical benefits, yoga also aids in mindfulness. In this world, we have so many distractions and rush from one thing to the next with no time to process our thoughts. When it’s time for yoga, all interruptions are left at the door. We can consciously breathe and get in touch with our

Social Media and Mental Health

Social media is a phrase that gets used a lot and refers to interacting with other people, sharing and receiving information with them, all while using the internet to communicate. Adults and children alike use social media on a daily and sometimes hourly basis. They check Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat many times each day

New Study Could Improve Anxiety Medication

A little bit of fear can protect us from danger, but too much can cause serious psychological discomfort and in some cases mental health issues. New research uncovers the brain circuit involved in processing fear, which could eventually lead to new treatment options for the 18% of Americans who are affected by anxiety disorders each

What You Need to Know before Watching 13 Reason’s Why

If you’re plugged into social media, watch the news, or have a teen at home, chances are you have heard or seen something about the wildly popular Netflix series, 13 Reason’s Why (13RW). In fact, according to Fizzology, a research firm that analyzes social media data, 13RW inspired more tweets during its premiere week than

A Time for Hope & Healing with Mike Veny

The Kim Foundation is proud to announce that Mike Veny will serve as our keynote speaker for our annual A Time for Hope & Healing luncheon on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center – La Vista. Mike is a premier thought leader who approaches mental health awareness with a fresh

2017 Art & Creative Writing Contest

In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, The Kim Foundation sponsored an Art & Creative Writing Contest for students in grades 6 – 12 in Douglas and Sarpy Counties.  We invited students to submit original works of art or creative writing that focused on the theme, “Hope and Healing through Creativity”. 

Smile and Move

The Kim Foundation’s parent company, C&A Industries, takes pride in all who work there by offering courses for career and personal growth. I had the opportunity earlier this year to complete Professional Development where I learned a great lesson; one that seems obvious, but so important to remember when stress starts to take over. 

May is Mental Health Month

May marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a time to educate our communities and raise awareness around the importance of mental health. With one in five Americans affected by a mental health condition in their lifetimes, it is important to give support, educate the public, and provide quality mental health services.

Gone But Not Forgotten

The suicide prevention and mental health community mourns the loss of one of their own, Amy Bluel. Bluel is best known for her nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting hope and love for those who are struggling with mental illness, suicide, addiction and self-injury, Project Semicolon.

Nebraska LOSS Teams’ Conference Brings Exciting Changes

Nebraska LOSS Teams’ conference, Uniting to Support Survivors of Suicide Loss, took place late last month in Omaha. The creator of the LOSS postvention model, Dr. Frank Campbell, joined us for the two and a half day conference and shared his vast experience in working with suicide survivors.