Archives / February 9, 2021

Financial Help for Mental Health: Treatment, Employment & Housing

*If you’re currently experiencing a mental health crisis or if you’re considering harming yourself or others, please get help immediately. You can call the free and confidential National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or visit your closest emergency room for immediate interventionFree & Affordable Treatment OptionsIt’s a stunning statistic: 56% of American adults with mental…Read More

Governor Hogan Announces Maryland To Receive $402 Million Through Federal

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland is eligible for an estimated $402,439,000 in federal rental assistance made available through the Consolidated Appropriations Act. The state officially filed its application to the U.S. Treasury Department on January 8, ahead of the January 12 deadline. The majority of the funding will be…Read More

Statistics — Megan Meier Foundation

DiscriminationStudents most often report reasons for being bullied include physical appearance, race/ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, and/or sexual orientation (NCES, 2016)Overall, approximately 135,200 individual allegations of harassment or bullying on the basis of sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, or religion during the 15-16 school year (U.S. Department of Education & OCR, 2019)17% of students reported experiencing…Read More

B.C. announces $300 monthly aid for people on income, disability

The provincial government is temporarily adding $300 to the monthly amount people on income and disability assistance receive to help them during the COVID-19 crisis. The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction said roughly 250,000 people are automatically eligible to receive the benefit on top of their regular support cheques for the months of April, May and June. …Read More


New Orleans Family Justice Center Call: (504) 866-9554  24/7 hotline, safety planning, emergency protection orders, emergency shelter, information and referrals, non-emergency medical care and medical advocacy, legal assistance, counseling, group support, children’s program, and caregiver support for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Services are in person and via telephone. Visit https://nofjc.org/ for more information.  …Read More