In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, The Kim Foundation sponsored an Art & Creative Writing Contest for students in grades 6 – 12 around the Metro area. We invited students to submit original works of art or creative writing that focused on the theme, “Hope and Healing through Creativity.”
Sadly, the world we live in today is filled with attacks by terrorists, mass tragedies, and much violence. We feel bombarded by the images we see each day and are faced with the issue of protecting our children during these trying times.
It is widely accepted that if you have a health problem, you would see a medical professional who specializes in that problem’s proper treatment. If you have high cholesterol or are at risk of a heart attack, you see a cardiologist.
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and every year the goal is to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.
The Kim Foundation is honored to partner with ESU3 and other Steering Committee members to bring you the Nebraska School Mental Health Conference in Kearney on June 11-12, 2019.
Spring is in the air and many are thinking about ways to get outdoors and increase their physical activity. Whether they start walking, biking, or even roller blading, all are ways to help improve their physical health. How many of them have thought about improving their mental health though?
It is estimated that nearly 40% of LGTBQ youth have or will have a suicide attempt at some point during their lifetime. In a recent study conducted by Kristina Olson, director of the TransYouth Project at the University of Washington, transgender youth...
It was so inspiring to see more than 60 people come together at the Capitol on March 14th for the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organization’s Lobby Day, despite the horrific flooding and extreme weather that faced our state that day and continues to do so.
The Kim Foundation is proud to present its 4th Annual Hope and Healing through Creativity Contest. In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the foundation will sponsor a contest about hope and healing.
Research is now showing that knitting and creative crafts can have positive effects on mental and physical health. There are even strong similarities between the benefits of knitting and the benefits of meditation in calming the brain.