Tag / Mental Health

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

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Most people who go through traumatic events may have temporary difficulty adjusting and coping, but with time & help...Read More