Licking County has lost 31 to suicide since start of 2020

JOHNSTOWN — Don’t wait to get help for yourself, a family member or friend with mental health issues or thoughts of suicide. It seems like common sense, but it often does not happen. That was the message from health experts and community leaders at Wednesday night’s forum on mental health and suicide prevention at Johnstown council […]

Having Respect for Others to Improve Mental Health Respect, according to Webster, is to regard with special attention, to care for or to consider worthy of esteem. The goal of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris in 1948, was to grant status worthy of respect to all […]

Managing Stress Under the Coronavirus Quarantines As we all stock up on supplies, hunker down and try to keep ourselves and our families safe from COVID-19, one element to the uncertainty surrounding this global health issue that we can’t overlook is the effect on our mental health. MHA’s national screening data showed a 19 percent […]

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