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H-Solv Partnering with ANIMO Health on Access to Care for Children

Breaking news! H-Solv is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with ANIMO Health, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to mental health care for children. This partnership will not only help strengthen both organizations’ resolve to increase access to care for children in schools, but it will also help to leverage funding in order…
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It’s Okay to Not Feel Okay

Photo by Richard Jaimes on Unsplash My personal journey has been a long one. I’ve struggled with depression for nearly 30 years—and half of that was severe, suicidal depression. I tried counseling, medications, and was even hospitalized for a period of time because my mental health was spiraling out of control. Then one day, something “clicked.” I realized…
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Drug Enforcement Administration Announces “Secure Your Meds” Campaign

Image courtesy of the Drug Enforcement Administration The Drug Enforcement Administration announced its new “Secure Your Meds” awareness campaign this week. The campaign asks Americans to address the prescription drugs that are commonly left unprotected in homes, making them available for misuse and abuse. Unused prescription drugs should be kept safe and secure until they…
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Ohio Department of Education Releases Remote Learning Resource Guide

In the wake of statewide school closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ohio Department of Education released its Remote Learning Resource Guide last week. The guide was released as Ohio extended its stay-at-home order to May 1st, which raises doubts about a possible return to physical classrooms this year for students. The Remote Learning…
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We’re at Home… Now What?

Image courtesy of Andrew Seaman.   Every day, we deal with stress; but lately, it seems that stress is ever rising. While most can adequately deal with life’s stressors, in times of crisis, such as we are facing in the world today, many may find they struggle with their mental health. Everywhere we turn, we…
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Governor DeWine Unveils Ohio’s First Suicide Prevention Plan

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine released the Suicide Prevention Plan for Ohio, a first-of-its-kind initiative that will direct the state’s suicide prevention efforts. Created in collaboration between the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, the plan will guide the state’s actions for the next three years as it…
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Meditation: Finding Peace of Mind with Your Children

Image courtesy of Thrive Global.   From the moment the alarm goes off, our days are filled with stressors, and children are not immune to them. Facing the stresses of school, peer pressure, bullying, self-esteem struggles, body changes, and difficulties at home, as just a few examples, many children may find it difficult to cope…
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OSU Mom a Model for Supporting a Child’s Mental Health

We could all learn something from Jennifer Carton. Jennifer’s son—Ohio State University freshman point guard D.J. Carton—recently announced he’d be taking a temporary leave of absence to focus on his mental health. The move has been met with an array of positive feedback, with everyone from Carton’s coach Chris Holtmann to Cavs star Kevin Love…
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Do’s and Don’ts: Safe Messaging

“Smile” by be creator is licensed under CC BY 2.0. When talking about mental health and suicide, how we talk about it is just as important as the conversation itself. By following some useful tips and carefully avoiding some common pitfalls, you can engage with others on social media about mental health in a more…
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The Emerald Jenny Foundation Creates Path to Addiction Help for Families

  In February 2016, Jennifer Emerald Ayars lost her battle with drug addiction at age 28. Like many families, Jenny’s family wanted to do something to help others avoid a similar loss. “Jenny never said no to someone in need, and it is important to us that her benevolent light did not stop shining,” said…
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