Monthly Archives March 2017

Immigration, Trauma, and the Power of Faith

Farha Abbasi

The theme for WHO World Health Day on April 7 is “Depression: Let’s Talk.” CFYM is celebrating the event with a post from the archive by Farha Abbasi, M.D., that looks at the role of faith in supporting the mental health issues associated with the trauma of immigration.

Farha Abbasi M.D, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry Department, Michigan State University

Imagine being alone in a new country — unable to speak the language, surrounded by an unfamiliar culture, and forced to leave your entire life behind. This is the reality for many immigrants around the world.

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What do Farmers, Construction Workers, and Police Officers Have in Common?

Families for Depression Awareness

Unfortunately, higher rates of suicide than many other occupations. Workplace mental health programs can help.

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Business Two-for-One. Supporting the Mental Health of Employees Improves Profits.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

For employers seeking to reduce the financial and human costs of mental health issues, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel.

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Should Providers Ask, “How’s Your Financial Health?”

Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio
Vice President, Health and Wellness, Prudential

Money may not be the root of all evil but it can be the root of a lot of problems, including mental health problems. But for clinicians, talking about it is taboo.

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