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Wolves launch first menopause policy to support staff wellbeing

The policy has been designed to raise awareness of the transition to menopause, while providing information and support to those directly or indirectly affected, including employees, their managers and other…

Support group gets £1,000 boost from advisers

At the Community Links Café matinee are, from left, Principal Mary Lovell, Malcolm Hearn, James Bright, Patrick Larrissy, Borough Councilor Lois Samuel, Keith Hambley, Friendship Links Coordinator Vicky Hopkins ,…

Mpl. and St. Paul teachers authorize strike

Teachers and education support staff in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts voted to authorize a strike against the districts. Authorization votes do not necessarily trigger a strike –…

Family support group CAMHS wants a public inquiry

A new support group – set up by families affected by the publication of the retrospective review of the treatment of more than 1,300 children who attended South Kerry Child…

Employment Support Group Celebrates 10 Years of Success

Part of the Northern Rights team Northern Rights was started in 2012 by Katherine Murray and Dawn Brown, who set up the business specifically to help disadvantaged people facing physical,…

CAMHS support group will meet with TDs and request re-investigation

Families affected by the Kerry children’s mental health scandal have formed a support group and are to travel to the Dáil to speak to TDs. erry CAMHS Family Support Group…

In-Person Reruns, Paused Referrals, New Parent Support Group, Camp Scholarship Changes, Listen With Love, and More

Above: News from SYFS this month includes open registration for Learn to Listen with LOVE workshops and updates on the camp scholarship program (which may be eligible for support). Southborough…

Kitchen launches mental health support group

The AN Annan charity, which has been providing vital support to people in crisis for nearly 14 years, is stepping up its efforts with a new project. Kate’s Kitchen is…

Schools should add an equity director, support staff

KITTERY, Maine — The committee evaluating Kittery’s school resource officer position has officially recommended the addition of district support staff, including a director of equity, to better meet student needs.…

New men’s support group for Cheslatta Carrier Nation – Burns Lake Lakes District News

A new initiative of weekly men’s group sessions has begun offering support to men in the Cheslatta Carrier Nation struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. Cheslatta Youth Support…

School district seeks to improve mental health and wellbeing of educators and support staff

Delta School Board’s latest meeting included a presentation on employee wellness It’s certainly been a bumpy and scary road for teachers over the past few school years, and with the…

Covid conspiracy theorist runs support group offering legal advice to NHS staff

Revealed: Covid conspiracy theorist runs support group offering legal advice to NHS staff who refuse to get vaccinated Kerry Bishop, 62, runs a ‘free and confidential support group’ on Facebook…

SMART Recovery Meetings to Serve as a Support Group for Young Adults Struggling with Addictive Behaviors | News

Recovery for Redbirds at Illinois State University offers a self-help group through SMART Recovery meetings for people seeking to abstain from compulsive and addictive substances or behaviors. SMART Recovery Meetings…

A woman has died in York Jail after a trauma support group ‘triggered memories of abuse’

Askham Grange Prison near York. Photo: Makewa on WikipediaA woman has taken her own life after a prison support group rekindled memories of past abuse, a report has revealed. Deborah…

Facebook LGBTQ support group offers surrogate families for major life events

A viral TikTok video offering alternative families to same-sex couples on their wedding day sparked the creation of an international LGBTQ Facebook group: TikTok Stand in Families. The 30-second video,…

The Recorder – Greenfield Suicide Loss Support Group finds a new place to share

GREENFIELD — After about two years of meeting at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, the COVID-19 pandemic meant the Greenfield Suicide Loss Support Group had to consider another way to meet.…

‘Really not alone’: Air Force spouse’s social support group aims to improve mental health in Okinawa

Sarah Russell, an Air Force spouse, started the Mental Health Peer Alliance at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder last year. (Matthew M. Burke/Stars and Stripes)…

New Braunfels: Homeless support group to renovate new center

Feature photo: The future home of the Next Step Community Resource Centre, a shelter and support network for the homeless. Image: Google Streets. Posted: 12-13-2021 by Adolfo Pesquera New Braunfels…

STHS McAllen Launches Trauma Survivor Network Support Group

The support group, offered in partnership with the American Trauma Society, is the only such support group south of San Antonio Receiving treatment for the physical injuries of a traumatic…

Maine female soldiers form support group for sexual trauma survivors

If you or someone you know needs resources or support related to sexual violence, contact the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s 24/7 hotline at 800-871-7741. Two members of the Maine…

Maine women soldiers form support group for sexual trauma survivors

(Tribune News Service) – Two members of the Maine Army National Guard are launching a support group for female veterans who have experienced sexual assault and harassment. The group’s first…

Childcare support group introduced at Manlius YMCA – Eagle News Online

MANLIUS – A local speech-language pathologist has partnered with the Manlius YMCA for a series of support group sessions tailored to caregivers of young children. The six-week program launched by…

Low wages are forcing school support staff to quit the ‘job they love’

A quarter of school support staff have taken on second or even third jobs to make ends meet, according to a survey by Unison, with the union warning of…

Employee well-being: How can the NHS support staff during peaks in demand and develop a resilient workforce during times of stress? | HSJ Interactive

Neil Greenberg has a simple way to sum up the mental well-being of NHS staff as we approach two years since the start of the pandemic. “If you look at…

Exodus of support staff, Bannon indicted, lawyers love “Jeopardy!” “: The morning minute

Would you like to receive this daily information point by e-mail? Here is the inscription. WHAT WE WATCH STAFF ROLL – Law firms today have more to worry about than…

Business leaders team up to promote the well-being of Ellesmere Port business staff

TWO business leaders have come together to create a whole new role designed to put the well-being of the workforce at the top of the business agenda. Mike Dunn, owner…

Black Queens Support Group is a space to talk, communicate and relax – Marquette Wire

There is a new leader at Marquette University: her name is Shakari Lewis. Lewis, the only black female mental health counselor in Marquette, takes over the Black Queens Support Group.…

Directions for Offering a Virtual Parenting Support Group | New

Directions in Independent Living is planning an online peer-to-peer support group for parents to be held the third Wednesday of each month starting in November. Directions, which provides mental and…

Wolves support staff during Mental Health and Wellness Week

Our mental health and well-being is crucial and has been even more prevalent over the past 18 months. Wolves have therefore spent the past week supporting staff by updating them…

Peer support group in Onslow County works to help veterans

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WNCT) – A new support group in Onslow County is giving veterans the chance to be there for each other. The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic in…

UC Berkeley News: Circle Up: A Support Group For Students, By Students

When college student Emma Gerson first arrived at UC Berkeley in 2019, it was a big transformation. And transformations, she said, can often provoke unwanted emotions. “Going from a happy,…

Sexual abuse support group in Bristol helps survivors cope with the past

A women’s therapy center has started a friendship service for victims of sexual violence. The Bristol-based Womankind Therapy Center is a local group that supports women with mental health issues,…

KATH Psychiatry Unit Launches Caregiver Support Group for Children with Special Needs

The Psychiatry Unit of Komfo Anokye University Hospital has set up a Caregiver Support Group for children with mental disorders. The support group will provide physical and emotional assistance to…

What is a support group?

A support group, or social support group, is a group of people led by a professional who come together for the purpose of overcoming or dealing with a common problem.…

Find a rheumatoid arthritis support group

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the joints of the body. Autoimmune diseases develop when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the body, causing…

88% of clinical support staff suffer from severe burnout

Support staff are exhaustedThe study interviewed 320 clinical support staff who are primarily responsible for communication and coordination with patients. Communication by telephone is the primary channel of communication with…

New social support group set up in Omagh to help with mental health

A man from Omagh has organized free weekly walk-in mental health sessions for the townspeople. SOLACE, the social support group set up by Andy Campbell of the City of Co…

Employment support group launches new AR postcard

A new interactive postcard has been launched by the Tamworth Jobs Action Group to help provide easy access to information, advice and support for those seeking employment. The group created…

The Sonrise Project Podcast is a support group for black parents

Eight years ago, Kelli Richardson Lawson stood in front of a crowd at the I Am Woman conference in Atlanta, ready to deliver a speech on the theme of abundance.…

Hartlepool’s mother creates support group for women as she brings them together for special photoshoot

The photoshoot was aimed at encouraging body image positivity./Photo: Jasmine Laverick Photography Dawn Smith, 41, has led a mental health support group called The Solace Seekers for four years with…

Virginia funds more school counselors and support staff as student mental health needs rise

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – As students return to the classroom, Virginia is investing millions more in more school counselors and other support staff. New General Assembly policies are being implemented…

Virginia funds more school counselors and support staff as students’ mental health needs increase

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – As students return to class, Virginia is investing millions of additional dollars in more school counselors and other support staff. The new policies of the General…

Advocating for fair wages for direct support staff

Jamie Stein, Supervisor of YAI 5 Alice Drive Residence, has worked for the agency for six years. She understands first-hand the crisis in the Direct Support Professionals (DSP) workforce and…

Teenage mother who has battled mental illness starts support group for today’s struggling children

If the mental health support group she recently founded had existed when she was growing up, Alicia Wilson firmly believes that the son she, as a teenage mother, was forced…

Police smashed ‘mental health support group’ during lockdown

A support group for those struggling with the lockdown was dismantled by police for breaking Covid rules earlier this year. Officers doubted the meditation session at the Shredfast Wellbeing Center…

South Florida Schools Report Teacher, Support Staff Shortage – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It’s been a brutal year and a half for educators and students and now South Florida faces another major education problem: a shortage of teachers and staff.…

Near you, online and more

The increase in cases of Alzheimer’s disease has led to an increased demand for support groups that meet the needs of people living with the disease as well as their…

Launch of the first perinatal support group for parents in Jersey

Expectant parents and those with young children in Jersey can now access a support service to help their mental health. Mind Jersey is forming a team of parent volunteers to…

The La Ronge Support Group works to help men in northern Saskatchewan. fight depression

A year ago, Tristen Durocher and Chris Merasty left Air Ronge in northern Saskatchewan to walk to Regina Provincial Legislative Land, a distance of over 600 kilometers. They aimed to…

Barstool Brothers mental health support group increases caseload during COVID lockdown

It started as a men’s support group based at one of Wollongong’s busiest bars and has become a vital lifeline during Greater Sydney’s lockdown now in its fourth week. Key…

A Moonlights fitness app as a male support group

Like other singles his age, Mack Knight, 40, an executive in a software company in Los Angeles, has a team of pals who enjoy exploring the city, traveling and training…

Bon Secours launches a support group for people with persistent symptoms of COVID-19

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System announced on Thursday, June 24 that it has launched a new support group that will help patients with persistent disorders COVID-19[female[feminine symptoms. “It is…

Murphy launches bill to fund school support staff, not police

US Senator Chris Murphy (File/CTNewsJunkie) Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and other Democratic lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to fund social workers, nurses and school psychologists while prohibiting states and cities…

Support group for black students

Kaylin Atkinson / THE REVIEWThe group, which started in September 2020, is here to create a space for black students on campus to talk and share. THROUGH XIOMARA MOORE Senior…

Raghu Dixit leads mental health support group for COVID victims | News from the movie Kannada

The severity of the second wave of the pandemic and the resulting deaths in the state and country rocked the nation and how. Much of the population is currently battling…

Just Like Me: teen support group by teens

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kids are the future, and two local teens decided to use their platforms to raise awareness for a mental health support group for teens in the…

Virtual Support Group Launched for University Students in West Virginia | WDVM25 and DCW50

In August, First Choice Services launched a new emotional strength line, 1-877-HELP-304, to help West Virginia deal with a range of issues related to stress and emotional fatigue. Recent studies…

Chronic urticaria support group: where to find

Peer support groups can help you manage the mental and physical challenges of living with chronic urticaria. You can find help through social media, online discussion forums, and local in-person…

Support group for first responders and veterans living with PTSD

The future nonprofit includes a peer support group for veterans and first responders, as well as three free counseling sessions. LACONA, Iowa — Michael Crowe, a retired first responder living…

Mental health: Support staff report increased anxiety

Most college support staff across the UK suffered from high levels of anxiety during the last lockdown, according to a new survey from the support staff union Unison reveals. In…

Peer support group expands in Revelstoke – Revelstoke Review

A growing peer support group in Revelstoke. Caylan Barber works as a city counselor, but says she finds there is a need for peer support as well, being part of…

Locals Launch Central Florida Chapter Grieving Support Group | West Orange Times & Observer

Experiencing a pandemic is one thing, but there is another ongoing epidemic fueled by COVID-19. According to Project Opioid – an organization formed in 2018 in response to the nation’s…

Aspen Strong’s New Mental Health Support Group Fosters Healing Through Open Conversation

Andy Godfrey speaking on stage at the Wheeler for the Aspen Film Festival in September 2018 following the screening of the documentary “3 Days 2 Nights” about him and his…

A new peer support group for restaurant workers

The After Hours restaurant will begin its virtual program on February 9. Photo credit: Carlo Allegri / REUTERS Back in August, Adriana Caguana Uyaguari, who worked as a general manager…

Athletes Find Pandemic Support Through CSC Athlete Support Group

Last Monday, the Slippery Rock University Counseling Center hosted its first “athlete support group” of the semester. The number of students involved was almost double the attendance at the end…

Worthing dad creates mental health support group but calls for overhaul

Jeremy Ramsden, 43, who has struggled with his mental health since he was a teenager, is calling for a reshuffle in the way mental health patients are treated through surgeries.…

Support group started by Minnesota moms becomes lifeline during lockdown

A second wave of coronavirus and a recent layoff have 22-year-old Kayla Harrison hiding to protect her grandparents, but that invites unwanted guests: manic depression and anxiety. Feeling lost and…

Local nurses host ‘Nurses Anonymous’ online support group

Local nurses host ‘Nurses Anonymous’ online support group Organizers say peer-to-peer sharing can help prevent PTSD in nurses and help nurses get the support they need. Updated: 6:21 PM EST…

Mental health support group offers help during coronavirus pandemic

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, or DBSA, provides a place where people with depression or bipolar disorder and those who care about them can share their experiences,…

Support group for single mothers

POLOKWANE – Smiling is a universal gesture and children need to see their mom smile more often. It is for this reason that Esther Boersma, a local businesswoman who is…

Support group for HS: where to go

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) causes flare-ups that look like pimples or large boils. Because the disease affects your skin and outbreaks sometimes cause an unpleasant odor, HS can make some people…

A support group in your phone. Healing for mental illness comes one text at a time.

Johnny Crowder had a negative view of the world. He grew up in what he described as an abusive home. He was diagnosed with a host of mental illnesses during…