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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. 

Fall Presentations & Resource Booths

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

Mental Health Days in the Workplace

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

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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 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

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”. 

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.

Hope and Healing through Creativity Contest

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.”