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Mindfulness Meditation Offered Free for Veterans

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Addressing Adolescent Suicide

Even during normal times, many mental health problems tend to emerge in adolescence, and young people in this age group are particularly vulnerable to social isolation. With some evidence suggesting that more adolescents have been reporting suicidal thoughts during the pandemic, experts and parents are looking for ways to help. Read  more about this important topic in How to Help When Adolescents Have Suicidal Thoughts.

Recognizing Eating Disorders

Eating disorders often go unnoticed or unrecognized by family and friends. For some who experience these symptoms, the outcomes can be unhealthy, dangerous, and even life-threatening. In recognition of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Veronica Delgado, LPC, has written our latest blog to help everyone be more informed about the facts and when to take action. Learn more and access a free screening in Is It an Eating Disorder?

Check Out These College Campus Leaders!

Area college students are stepping up to lead the way to elevate the conversation and create change about mental health on their campuses by joining MHA-EM’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council, which launched in 2020. To find out more about these student leaders and the council, visit our Collegiate Mental Health Council page. We want representation from all St. Louis area colleges and universities, so share this opportunity with college students you know who are passionate about mental health advocacy!

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