According to the National Institute of Mental Health, or NIMH, one in five American adults live with a mental illness.
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The Tri-City Mental Health Wellness Center on 1403 N. Garey Avenue in Pomona is a support system available to all community members that offers free resources to those struggling with mental health issues.
Many veterans, including veteran students at the University of La Verne, suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other mental health issues of which affect their daily lives as they return to civilian life and pursue their education.
Representatives from Tri-City Mental Health Services and senior public relations major Joshua Francis spoke to 22 audience members Wednesday about the importance of mental health and the ways people can help themselves and others.
Thomas Allison – the president and founder of the Social Justice Advocacy Project, owner of TD Allison Associates and adjunct professor of speech communication at La Verne – hopes to improve community interaction and address police brutality through his project.
Jamie Ritchey, community capacity organizer at the Tri-City Mental Health Services in Pomona, shares the types of mental illnesses and asks the audience, “Why should our mental health be treated any differently from our physical health,” Tuesday in LaFetra Lecture Hall.
During her spring break as a college freshman at the University of Pittsburgh, Helen Arase was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Five years ago 17-year-old Katie Madden sat with her parents and told them she needed to talk to them about a serious matter. Her parents were concerned and anxiously stared at her, waiting for her to begin speaking.
The perceptions of mental illnesses from the media and society were discussed at “Every Mind Matters: Changing Media Treatment of Mental Illness” April 24.
The La Verne City Council has named the third week of March as “Green Ribbon Week” in hope of raising awareness about mental disorders.