Mental Health Good News

Stories About People and Organizations Making a Difference for Mental Health — and Fighting the Stigma Around Mental Health

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2023 Calendar of Free National Park Days

The five fee-free days of 2023 — plus more ways to score free or discounted passes at U.S. National Parks
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This Voluntary Gun Law Is Preventing Suicides

Utah, Virginia and Washington allow people to ban themselves from impulsively buying a gun. Many more states could follow their lead.
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New Release Books on a Bookshelf: Intersectional Environmentalist by Leah Thomas, How To Host a Viking Funeral by Kyle Scheele, Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez, How To Be Perfect by Michael Schur

2022 Good Good Good Book Recommendations (New Releases)

Every month we’ll update this list with new-release book recommendations for people who care about doing good in the world.
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Mental Health Day

26 Activities To Celebrate World Mental Health Day (2022)

With events, screenings, activities, and more, World Mental Health Day is a catalyst for us to learn more, seek help, offer support, and open our hearts and minds to vulnerable conversations.
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Mullets, Biodiversity, & Patagonia - Good News This Week: September 17th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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These Mates are Growing Mullets for Mental Health Research

It’s business in the front, party in the back… and mental health awareness all around. 
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Suicide Prevention Month: 16 Ways To Take Action (2022)

With events, screenings, activities, and more, Suicide Prevention Week and Month are catalysts for us to learn more, seek help, offer support, and open our hearts and minds to vulnerable conversations.
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Suicide Quote Graphic: This life. This night. Your story. Your pain. Your hope. It matters. All of it matters. — Jamie Tworkowski

61 Best Suicide Prevention Quotes For Hope & Healing

We’ve collected meaningful and hopeful quotes about suicide and suicide prevention — but also about experiencing pain, and heaviness, and the big questions of life.
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Good News: Treating Sleep Apnea Can Improve Memory in People With Cognitive Decline

There is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may increase the risk of developing dementia.
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How To Keep Teachers Teaching in 2022 (Start By Paying Them More)

Teachers are being stretched thinner than ever before. So how do we keep teachers teaching — and not just teaching, but living full, healthy lives?
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