News and perspectives about empowering populations to thrive mentally.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, today announced a partnership with CredibleMind, a leader in digital population-based mental health solutions. The partnership will create and launch Behavioral Health 360, a groundbreaking nationwide program designed to help combat the country’s mental health crisis. The program sets a national agenda that empowers local public health departments to improve the mental health status of their local communities.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Wins the CredibleMind Award for Reducing Mental Health Stigma.
Rethink Mental Health The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has...
Rethink Mental Health California’s Valued Trust (CVT) has won the CredibleMind Flourishing Award...
CredibleMind Helps Blue Shield of California Tackle Growing Demand for Mental Health Services through Self-Care Portal
With the growing demand for mental health services reaching crisis proportions and a severe shortage of mental health professionals in the U.S., CredibleMind has announced that it is collaborating with Blue Shield of California to offer its health-plan members an evidence-based, one-stop information system for self-care and mental wellbeing.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a major nongovernmental agency that often guides healthcare screening practices, may finally recommend screening patients for anxiety. While this is a needed step, you can do more to help the population you serve, whether they are employees, community residents, or healthcare plan members. Many in your population are suffering, resulting in lost productivity and greater care costs.
The pandemic has impacted our lives in unimaginable ways. It’s given us the time and space to step out of our hamster-wheel lives and truly think about how we are spending our time, what we are prioritizing, and most importantly, what our attitudes are towards how we live. Before the pandemic, employees were accustomed to careers designed around an endless pursuit of more money and success. But, as the challenging and traumatic days, months, and years of the pandemic have passed, the helplessness so many of us felt in the beginning transformed into an unexplainable longing for something more, and eventually, the impetus to go out and find it.
Workplace stressors that create mental health crises are a pervasive problem, costing 1 trillion dollars globally in productivity loss each year. The workplace of the future sees itself as a partner with employees to address their mental health needs, while still protecting their bottom line.
Stress is nothing new for education professionals – for years, the industry has dealt with reduced funding, increased responsibilities, and a host of other challenges. When Covid-19 took the world by storm in early 2020, dozens of new issues popped up throughout this already overburdened sector.
We’re excited to partner with NACCHO to present this webinar on-demand replay. For Local and Tribal Health Departments and their staff, NACCHO is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for local public health professionals, and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the voice and visibility of the critical role that local health departments play in keeping our communities healthy and safe.