Trilogy Blog

Confronting The Stigma Associated With Mental Illness

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, Dec 13, 2013 @ 04:17 PM

Earlier this week, Trilogy posted a New York Times opinion piece on our Facebook and Twitter feeds titled “Shameful Profiling of the Mentally Ill.” It addressed the discrimination of several individuals who, on separate occasions, were disgracefully denied entry into the United States simply because they had sought treatment for mental illness in the past.

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Tags: recovery, mental illness, mental health, stigma, serious mental illness, reduce stigma, advocacy, community mental health act, Mental Health First Aid, John F. Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy, New York Times

Sharing Stories Of Hope For Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Wed, May 08, 2013 @ 03:53 PM

It's Mental Health Awareness Month and as everyone from the President of the United States to our local news anchors is joining in the discussion, there has never been a better time to increase awareness about mental health. We kicked off the month with more than 175 supporters at our annual Spring into Recovery Gala. As part of our celebration of self, purpose, and community, we debuted a video which highlights some of the key services Trilogy offers as well as the positive outcomes that can occur when individuals take an active role in their recovery. We are honored to be able to share this video with you.

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Tags: recovery, mental illness, mental health, community-based mental health, behavioral healthcare, mental health awareness month, stigma, integrated healthcare, serious mental illness, reduce stigma, collaboration, Mental Health First Aid

The Importance of Mental Health First Aid by Mary Colleran

Posted by Ruth McMahon on Mon, Mar 04, 2013 @ 02:03 PM

“You’re more likely to see someone having a panic attack than you are to see someone having a heart attack,” says Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. Mental health problems – such as depression and anxiety– are common in the United States. In fact, each year more than one in four American adults will experience a serious mental health issue. The National Council on Community Behavioral Healthcare is working with communities and organizations throughout the nation, including Trilogy, to implement Mental Health First Aid to arm the public with skills necessary to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. 

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Tags: recovery, reduce stigma, Mental Health First Aid