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IMAlive Online Crisis Intervention

According to its website, IMAlive is the first online crisis service with 100% of its professionally supervised volunteers trained in crisis intervention. 

People who are in crisis can use the network to chat online with trained volunteers. 56 more words

Online Resources

What to do When You or Someone You Love is Suicidal

Here’s something many of us know too well: brain injury survivors are at an increased risk of depression and suicide.

If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis, the most important thing to remember is that… 655 more words

Brain Injury

Is there any way to stop victim-blaming?

Victim-blaming occurs when the victim of a crime is held responsible for the harm that they experienced. In cases of sexual assault or abuse, individuals who do not understand sexual violence often blame the survivor for the occurrence of the assault. 184 more words

Helping A Friend

Project Leyte Disaster Response

Project Leyte was a partnership of various Baguio-based groups, including Philippine Nurses Association-Baguio, Philippine Guidance Counselors Association- Baguio, Zero Distance from the Philippines, Nightingale Builders, and Bukal Life Care. 133 more words

Disaster Response

The joy of listening to others

At 8pm on Thursday, Boshi Yang, a 4th year doctoral student studying mathematics at the University of Iowa, turned on his laptop and logged onto iowacrisischat.org. 719 more words

Crisis Intervention

A Teacher Who Understands the Depth of Suicide

Watch this and be amazed!

What really strikes me is that this advocacy project was happening in the Asian community! Mental health, bullying, and suicide are all taboo topics that Asian people in particular don’t like to acknowledge exist; yet, here is this wonderful man speaking to these issues to his students. 405 more words