VA Announces Grants for Veteran Suicide Prevention

The community-based organizations provide support, screenings, and case management. The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced the availability of $52.5 million in funding for grants to organizations focused…

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Legislation Would Prohibit Federal Funds for Minor Gender Transitions

Over 40 representatives co-sponsored the bill to prevent taxpayer dollars from being used for transgender procedures on minors. Congressman Rich McCormick of Georgia introduced the Protecting Resources Of…

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Education Department Addresses Student Mental Health

The federal department partnered with education officials to highlight the people and resources available. The U.S. Department of Education, along with the National Association of State Boards of…

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New FAA Committee Focuses on Pilot Mental Health 

They want to reduce stigmas and barriers.  The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General issued a report in July that discussed the state of the mental…

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HHS Invests $74 Million in Behavioral Health Solutions

Funding to support the prevention of substance abuse and support mental health of children and families. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has invested $74.4 million…

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HUD Report Highlights Importance of Stable Housing for Public Health

President Biden’s administration releases health-action playbook. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) highlighted its many housing programs after President Biden’s administration released its action plan to…

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Passes Away at 96

She was an advocate for women’s rights, caregivers, and mental health. Former President Jimmy Carter’s wife Rosalynn Carter passed away at home in Plains, Georgia, on Sunday at…

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Defense Department Releases Annual Military Suicide Report

The defense secretary says, “We must integrate prevention into all our efforts.“ The Department of Defense (DoD) recently released the annual report tracking the suicide rate of current…

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President and First Lady Meet with Maine Shooting Survivors and Families

A veteran with mental health issues killed 18 before taking his own life. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden traveled to Lewiston, Maine, on Friday to…

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Department of Labor Promotes Mental Health in the Workplace

Labor officials met in Boston to support mental health strategies in work environments. The U.S. Department of Labor sent officials to Boston to participate in an event at…

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