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4th Annual Hope and Healing through Creativity Contest

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.

Knitting and Mental Health

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.

Winter Weather and Mental Health

This winter has been full of plunging temperatures, blustery winds, and lots of snow. With another snow storm expected to hit this week, travel plans may change and schools may get cancelled. Yet, how does the winter weather affect our mental health?

2018 PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention

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.

Ways to Fight Off Depression

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.

Mental Health in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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.

Keep Communication Open with your College-age Children

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’s Year in Review

The Kim Foundation takes time to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and growth by remembering our biggest moments from 2017.

Gratitude and 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 our mental health. It can even help to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression.

World Mental Health Day 

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.