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Bring Change 2 Mind Gets Men Talking about Mental Health with its New PSA Featuring Brandon Marshall, Ben Scrivens, Wayne Brady, and Michael Angelakos

Bring Change 2 Mind Gets Men Talking about Mental Health with its New PSA Featuring Brandon Marshall, Ben Scrivens, Wayne Brady, and Michael Angelakos

January 21, 2015 – Bring Change 2 Mind is excited to launch its groundbreaking new PSA campaign, #StrongerThanStigma, to encourage men to normalize conversations around mental health. Produced in partnership with Brandon Marshall’s Project 375, this campaign features four men who have each made mental health advocacy a part of his platform. We invite you

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Presidential Proclamation: May is National Mental Health Awareness Month 2013

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, 2013 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Today, tens of millions of Americans are living with the burden of a mental health problem. They shoulder conditions like depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress and bipolar disorder — debilitating illnesses

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SF Companies, Blade + Blue and Accidental Bear, Team Up to Benefit LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Services

Local San Francisco break out company of the year, Blade + Blue Clothing, has joined forces with Accidental Bear Website to help raise funds and bring awareness to LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Services. The vehicle that has made this possible is this  summer’s A.B. Queer Music Benefit Tour For LGBTQ Mental Health Services. 5 exciting bands

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KICKSTARTER: A.B. Announces Summer Queer Music Tour Benefitting LGBTQ Mental Health Services

Press Release July/August 2013: Photo borrowed from Boston Public Library  HELP KICKSTART AND FUND HERE   A.B. Queer Music Tour Summer 2013: Creating a Platform for LGBTQ Talent and Bringing Awareness to Mental Health Issues and Suicide Prevention. Founder, Mike Enders of the hugely popular website, Accidental Bear, has announced that he and his team will be

Bob Bergeron, left, with his friend Walter Rappaport at Mr. Rappaport's home in Miami in 2008.

The Suicide of a Gay Therapist Highlights the Unseen Mental Health Challenges for Aging Gay Men

  This is some powerful food for thought. Human  have many layers, many that never reach the surface. As in the case of gay therapist Bob Bergeron, as some darker layers of himself surfaced that were hidden beyond his mask of joy, suicide was the result. BOB BERGERON was so relentlessly cheery that people sometimes

Jamie Lynn Sigler, Edi Gathegi and Natalie Zea  perform a musical piece directed by Adam  Shankman for 2011's Hollywood Rush.

HOLLYWOOD RUSH 2012: LA Gay and Lesbian Center for Youth and Mental Health Services as well as Crystal Meth Addiction Recovery

The 2nd Annual Hollywood Rush is a theater event wherein 40 celebrities (5 writers, 5 directors, 30 actors) will come together to write, rehearse and ultimately perform in 10 minute plays before a live audience, all within the same day! The whole occasion benefits The Baby Dragon Fund, which fuels essential programs at the LA

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Official Launch of “Inside First” Gay Men’s Health Resource by Accidental Bear

I.F. Only Inside First aims to be  a quality resource for gay men to safely learn, teach and communicate about health issues with one another in the spirit of good health. We want to tackle hard to talk about issues and diminish any shame associated with our bodies and what my be happening with them

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UK: Domestic Violence Help-line Offers Advice For “Surviving Christmas”

Take advantage of the resources in your own community. You are never as alone as you think you are! The LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has published a list of tips designed to advise the victims of violence on how to seek help over the festive period. The charity warned that the levels of

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National Suicide Prevention Week Sept 4 – 10: The Trevor Project “Talk To Me,” Campaign

During National Suicide Prevention Week, join Kevin McHale and The Trevor Project for “Talk To Me,” a campaign for conversation. Visit our website to learn how you can participate. And remember: If you or someone you know ever needs help, please call The Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386. It’s free, confidential and available 24/7. Or visit http://www.TheTrevorProject.org.

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“As We Live It” City Hall SF CA

This Is How We Do It By Tara Jepsen via www.sfweekly.com San Francisco produces such a wealth of so-called outsider art, you could quickly lose interest in who the hell the insiders are. Tonight’s opening for “As We Live It”features participants in our great city’s assistance programs, including housing, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. Using

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