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A Simple, Yet Powerful Solution to the Mental Health Crisis: Peer Support

We are two psychiatrists working in the national mental health advocacy arena, representing hundreds of thousands of families as well as clinical and scientific advances, and we believe peer support, a non-clinical solution can help alievate strain from our nation's underfunded mental health system.

Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. Vice President of Mission Engagement

When Uncertainty is Our New Normal: Managing Feelings of Helplessness Over the Course of Continuing Challenges

Recent times have required more from all of us in order to support our mental health. Feelings of helplessness can have a negative impact on our mental health. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to care for our own mental wellbeing

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Honoring Nurses: Suicide Prevention Resources for Healthcare Professionals

National Nurses Day (May 6) is a moment to honor the work of nurses who make patient care possible. Just as nurses tend to us, AFSP is committed to promoting the well-being of all nurses.

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Mental Health Resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month in the United States─a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. As we honor the contributions and importance of AAPI heritage, it’s important to recognize the role of culturally competent care in promoting the wellbeing and mental health of minority communities.

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Respect and Love Are Lifesaving

When we extend respect to people and love them, it truly is lifesaving. I know this because it has been people’s respect and love that has saved my life more times than I can count. Most of the people who had a positive impact on my life didn’t know the impact they had on me in those moments.

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Removing the Shame from Eating Disorders and Suicide

I’d love to share with you a bit about my story and my recovery from shame, suicidal ideation, and my eating disorder – in hopes that it will help someone else find life beyond their eating disorder.

Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. Vice President of Mission Engagement

Flying Without Visibility: Coping When You Can’t See the Path Ahead

The days are starting to ebb towards winter, with less sunlight, and for some, a feeling of uncertainty as the end of the year approaches. Many of us are headed into a holiday season that will look different than in years’ past, and not in ways we had anticipated or hoped. We may be sad, frustrated or scared by this.