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Episode 7: World Mental Health Day
In this episode, Megan McCloskey, Global Communications Specialist, sits down with Andrew Onimus for an enlightening conversation about his work in mental health advocacy. Andrew is a Director of Corporate Programs and speaker with Minding Your Mind, a nonprofit organization with a mission of providing mental health education and resources to adolescents, teens, young adults and their parents. In partnership with this organization, Andrew’s goal is to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues and help others who may be suffering know that they are not alone and that it gets better. Andrew shares resources for and insights into coping with mental health issues, particularly in a time of isolation, and provides tips for starting conversations about mental health with colleagues, friends and family.
Please see a list of mental health resources, some of which are mentioned in this podcast.
U.S. mental health resources:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 1-888-628-9454
- Crisis Text Line
Text “HELLO” to 741741
- Veterans Crisis Line
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255
- Disaster Distress Helpline
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
- Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, or go to the nearest emergency room.