The mission of the MASPC is to inspire our community in preventing suicide and promoting resilience through conversation, education, support, and advocacy. With that mission in mind, the MASPC announced a public service announcement (PSA) video contest for high school students focusing on suicide prevention.
Depression is a common, but also serious mood disorder caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. There are also a number of ways you can help fight off your depression and take care of yourself.
Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico back in September 2017. Over three months later, approximately 1.5 million people are still without power. This situation creates obvious health risks, as well as safety and security risks. What some people don’t realize is that the blackouts can also take a toll on people’s mental health.
As the holiday season comes to a close, many college-age students are leaving home and heading back to school. It’s an important time for parents to discuss with their children that they may encounter mental health challenges while at college.
The Kim Foundation takes time to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and growth by remembering our biggest moments from 2017.
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.
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.