May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Retirement can be challenging for first responders due to concerns about purpose, isolation, and the future. Even after years or decades on the job, it’s tough to imagine life beyond the badge. Retired officer Chris Hoyer shares his insight and advice for the next generation of retiring officers.
New Course: Veteran Mental Health
Breaking the stigma around mental health support is essential since many veterans are struggling. Listen to three U.S. military veterans discuss their experiences getting support for substance use disorder, PTSD, and suicidal ideation. Identify the signs of PTSD and hear how the stigma around getting help for mental health only makes the situation worse. Remember that seeking help is not a weakness, and there is hope that life will get better. (Please log in to watch.) If you are struggling with an eating disorder or mental health, please reach out to a peer coach to get personalized support.
Workplace Suicide Prevention: A Plan for Employers
As employees spend a significant amount of time at work, it’s essential for employers to address mental health in the workplace and create a plan for suicide prevention. By creating a plan, employers can help their employees feel supported and destigmatize discussions around mental health. Check out our blog for an informative guide on how employers can implement a suicide prevention plan.
Prevention, Saving Lives, and Reducing Stigma
Cal Beyer, Rich Jones and Hamilton Baiden discuss the stigma of substance use disorder and mental health in the workplace and how Youturn Health is on a mission to save lives. Listen as they debunk myths about having to hit rock bottom and discuss real solutions. Don’t miss out on this eye-opening discussion!
Channeling the Power of Addiction
Some addictive traits can be harnessed and repurposed in recovery. CRACKYL Magazine’s newly released spring issue features an insightful article by our very own Erin Craw, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Mckissick on the strengths of individuals who struggle with addiction. Don’t miss out on this must-read piece!
Youturn Health Peer Coaches can help with stress management, substance misuse, addiction and recovery, and much more.