October 10th marks World Mental Health Day each year. It was first celebrated in 1992 by the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health which makes it the 25th anniversary of the event.
This time of year is a busy one for The Kim Foundation! With the start of school comes the start of presentations to many students and school staff throughout the city. Our presentations are catered to each school’s needs and can cover mental health, suicide prevention or a combination of both. In August, we were
For many companies, keeping production levels high while keeping employees happy is at the top of their goals. They put effort into trainings, strive to increase performance, and even offer health screenings or health education. The question to consider involves mental health days being offered to employees. Do many companies put forth effort into recognizing
July marks the beginning of National Minority Health Awareness Month. The legislation was officially signed in May of 2008 and was named after the late Bebe Moore Campbell. Bebe had been the co-founder of NAMI Urban Los Angeles and was a national spokesperson. Bebe advocated for mental health education and fought to end stigma.
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
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”.
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.
The Kim Foundation is recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month in May by sponsoring a contest about hope and healing. The foundation is inviting students in grades 6 – 12 to submit original works of art, creative writing, or videos that share personal stories and focus on the theme, “Hope and Healing through Creativity.”
Many of us find ourselves working long days with high demands that cause us stress. Major life changes, relationship challenges, children and family, or financial concerns can also cause stress in our lives. Stress is simply the body’s natural response to these threats.
The Metro Area LOSS Team, in partnership with LOSS teams throughout Nebraska, will be hosting the first ever Nebraska LOSS Teams’ Conference: Uniting to Support Survivors of Suicide Loss. The weekend will provide LOSS team members and the community an opportunity to hear speakers, be involved in panel discussions, and learn about suicide postvention.