Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #mentalhealth

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Do exercise improves mental health?
Everyone knows that exercise is good for the body. But is it effective in dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, and more? It is very common that those People who exercise regularly tend to do so. #MentalHealthAwareness
2/12
Exercise gives them an enormous sense of well-being. As they feel more energetic throughout the day,have sharper memories and feel more relaxed.
But that’s not what motivates most people to stay active.
3/12
Acc to the research, Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory,helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood & you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits.
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Barangkali beberapa dari kita mencintai dengan alasan. Beberapa yang lain dengan syarat dan ekspektasi.
Mencintai terkadang menjadi hal yang rumit, karena kita menyertakan alasan, syarat, dan ekspektasi di dalamnya. Secara sadar ataupun tidak sadar, terkadang kita menginginkan sesuatu sebagai balasan atas cinta kita.
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1/ WARNING: POSSIBLE TRIGGER LANGUAGE, EVENTS or SITUATIONS
Read sad story last night about Dr. Bucci, 50 year old Phychology & Brain Sciences Dept. Chairman, at Dartmouth that committed #Suicide 11 months after a lawsuit was filed by graduate #students in his department. He
2/ was NOT accused of sexual misconduct, but named in the suit for knowing about the professors’ inappropriate behavior as the Chair.I share many of the same feelings he expressed to friends and colleagues in his emails before he took his own life like: the case was deeply
3/ personal; reputation had been damaged; physical health diminished; false portrayal of his actions; being blamed unfairly; allegations & process “unfair”; how can they ever undo what they did to me & #wronglyaccused. Similarly, how I had reported the #disability
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1/ It’s been 17 years today since I lost my younger brother to #suicide. Since then, so much has changed.
2/ The stigma surrounding #mentalhealth has diminished a little and organisations like @TimetoChange and @heads_together bring a powerful lobby and royal patronage to the topic.
3/ @andysmanclubuk alongside many others has brought safe places for men to talk about their health and mental health across the country. 100s do every week.
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It’s #TimeToTalk about people who are employed to use their experience of mental distress in MH charities ie. @MindCharity @TimetoChange. #LivedExperiencePractitioners #Peers experience discrimination, derogatory pay & active blocks to career progression #TimeToListen #TimeToAct
#TimeToTalk Many people don’t realise is that large generically run charities such as @MindCharity are given majority of funding, whilst orgs run by people who live with mental health conditions & grassroots groups are not funded. We are becoming extinct. theguardian.com/society/2019/j…
The National Service User Network @NSUN is run by ppl with lived experience of Mental Health condition, but even that has lost its funding - the one org trying to support and keep our SU-led orgs together! #TimeToTalk Why can money go to @TimetoChange but not SU-led national org?
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#Thread - A glimpse of how #Kerala is fighting against Corona Virus -
1) 24x7 call-centre at state #CoronavirusOutbreak Control & Prevention Cell. Similar 24x7 call-centres across all 14 districts. Teams constitute of trained Junior Health Inspectors, doctors & others. @ndtv
2) #Kerala State Control Room - the war room - for all crucial information gathering/dissemination, multi-level co-ordination of all within the Health Department.This is replicated in all 14 districts - to streamline information flow/decision making. #CoronavirusOutbreak @ndtv
3) It's not easy for the 2000+ people in isolation in #Kerala. Dr Kiran, Nodal Officer,Mental Health & his team have called personally called 1500+ people since yesterday, reassuring them , giving them a contact number to call in case of anxiety, sleeplessness etc. #CoronaVirus
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Live: Opening of the #EB146 with @DrTedros pscp.tv/w/cQfYSTI2MTAy…
@DrTedros "Thank you for your moving tributes to our late friend & colleague, Dr Peter Salama. The expressions of sorrow over the past week & of admiration for everything Pete did & everything he was say it all. We miss Pete now & we will always miss him"-@DrTedros #EB146
@DrTedros @WHOWPRO @pahowho @WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO "2019 was a very rewarding year, and a very tough year, as we pushed hard to finalize the design phase of transformation, while fighting emergencies, launching new initiatives and striving towards the “triple billion” targets"-@DrTedros at #EB146 #HealthForAll
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1/So there was lots of talk at @AACNursing #AACNdoc20 re: #Nursing #PhD pipeline, getting folx esp prelicensure students ‘excited’ about #nursingscience & the #BStoPhD

I totally revamped our #nursingresearch & #innovation course @UMassAmherst last fall to do just that

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2/ I told the Asst Dean when I took it on that regardless of the learning objectives for the course I had only 1 GOAL:

That by the end of the semester, these students would be EXCITED!-or at very least, just a little bit CURIOUS-about a career in #nursingscience & #innovation
3/ A note about context: This was a course of ~85 Accel BS students, taught in an urban campus that is geographically ~40mins drive from main @UMassAmherst campus, in the . The classroom assigned had no windows. Class ran 8am-1030am Weds, before more courses. I say this b/c....
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For those who ask for #antiracist tips & recommended readings, I've compiled all previous threads with info in this meta-thread for easy access. Use as a resource. Bookmark to have them all together. Will continue to add more. #commit2change #antiracism #BlackLivesMatter
1. A thread which can be used as a resource to show misappropriation of medieval symbols. #medievaltwitter
2. Info on #whiteprivilege, how to be #antiracist and how to be a better ally. Suggested short readings, articles and videos found in this thread:
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A marriage invitation arrived on whatsapp today.
Nothing new about it.
Except the story behind it.

1997-99 i was treating psychiatry resident for a young man who had recently been confirmed on job as armed railway police.

He developed Schizophrenia (paranoid type) .
Fortunately, it was detected early and he was referred to govt hospital psychiatry dept (my place of work) by railway doctors.

He had a severe type of difficulty and it took almost 2 months of treatment (including electroconvulsive therapy) to achieve full resolution of symptoms
He was sent on a long medical leave with regular follow up.
Along with his wife, a baby daughter and his uneducated father, he would visit OPD every week.
His father would talk to all other patients waiting there, motivating them to take regular meds.
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Here's my latest* update to my vetted collection of Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness hashtags. Please share it!

Thank you :-) Graffiti background. Foreground in black letters on a  white background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”<br />
This collection is current as of 01.30.20, previous Twitter update 09.11.19.

There's a PDF version coming up this weekend, to be posted to my Kofi profile. I'll add the link toward the end when it goes up, after the questions, where you can also sign up for email updates.
This version has added

- community suggestions,
- mental health hashtags,
- Medical crowdfunding hashtags,
- and a section for cancer-related hashtags.
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I tell you what: it's thinking like this that perpetuates the #mentalhealth stigma. It proves, yet again, that our primary obstacle is ignorance. I'm not using that as a pejorative; many people simply do not know much about the topic.
I'm not offended by his comment. I'm intrigued by it and would welcome an opportunity to engage. People without #mentalhealth issues -- or who do not have friends or family who deal with it -- generally can't be expected to understand them.
This isn't their fault. There are many struggles others go through that I can't relate to on anything more than an empathetic level. That is, I can only understand their struggle as best as possible, then put myself in their shoes. It's an imperfect way to relate. #mentalhealth
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“The jail is the largest mental health institution in any community,” Sheriff Daron Hall said.

The #OpioidCrisis has thrust the most pressing issue facing jails around the country to the forefront: #MentalIllness. (Thread👇) theepochtimes.com/ohio-jail-to-t…
On any given day, there are about 750,000 people in jails across America.

Drug addiction and mental health-related issues are often coexisting and it’s difficult to parse out which is driving which.
Hall said the deinstitutionalization of #MentalHealth hospitals that started in the 1960s hasn’t worked and instead has sparked today’s problem.

“The reality is we didn’t really deinstitutionalize it, we just re-institutionalized it into jails and prisons,” he said.
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Guided self-help intervention reduces refugees’ psychological distress and improves wellbeing in humanitarian setting bit.ly/2Gf88Zd
@WHOAFRO @WHOUganda A guided self-help approach that provides strategies for managing distress is safe, and resulted in improvements in psychological distress among female refugees living in a settlement in #Uganda, according to a study published in @LancetGH.
@WHOAFRO @WHOUganda @LancetGH Self-Help Plus was developed by WHO to meet the challenges of delivering evidence-based #mentalhealth support to large numbers of people both with and without mental disorders in hard-to-reach conflict- or disaster-affected areas bit.ly/2Gf88Zd
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1/ Before I start getting bombarded by feminist groups for promoting Title IX Attorney’s wouldn’t you like to know my views or opinion before you rush to judgment about what I believe? For the conspiracy feminist’s the answer is NO I have never been accused of anything
2/ resembling a Title IX or rape charge. However, through my personal experiences I can identify and understand the pain caused for families and students have surrounding #falseallegations, inherent problems and frustrations working with uncooperative #Education & #HigherEd
3/ officials, the ludicrous Kangaroo disciplinary hearings our youth are put thru, the frustration of trying to explain to someone without lived experience what you or child needs help with or support with that does not exactly match up with what is in the four corners of the
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I had a follower DM me asking why I was excited and “Celebrating” having the Elite Title IX attorney’s following my story. Not wanting to get in an argument, I thanked her and said I would spend some time thinking about her question & send a message out in the group sharing my
perspective. My reasons are fairly simple! First, this group of attorneys, accused student warriors and their supportive family members following my #twitterfeed are amazing. This group together BLAZED a TRAIL & SHINED a LIGHT on #Colleges & #Universities denial of #DueProcess &
#UnFairHearings. #HigherEd Schools have been denying students #fundamentalfairness for years. So without these attorney’s, brave student warriors & supportive families determined to prove their #innocence there would be very little protections for me now as I take the next step
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@DrTedros @deepikapadukone @wef #Depression affects more than 260 million people around the world. Many people experience depression and anxiety at the same time.

Watch live from #wef20: @DrTedros in conversation with @deepikapadukone on #mentalhealth 👇

bit.ly/2NGWfiL
@DrTedros @deepikapadukone @wef #Depression affects people of all age groups, rich and poor, in all countries.

Watch live from #wef20: @DrTedros in conversation with @deepikapadukone on #mentalhealth 👇bit.ly/2NGWfiL
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Any political endorsement from from me is not easy to get and must be earned. Those that know me well that in the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election my original endorsement was:

#AnyoneButTrump2020

I am firm believer everyone has right to their own opinion, how they choose to
live their life is their business, not my place or role to judge other choices, and I am not always right needing seeking to understand. Regarding supporting Trump I just do NOT UNDERSTAND. I have some good friends that really respect and believe are so smart that are on the
Trump Bandwagon. Thru all my questions and conversations I have come to conclusion they do not support Trump as a President it is more about the message, things they believe need to change, and ideals of the conservative party. I may not agree, but at least I can at least
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Out today! Our paper in @NatureMedicine linking rising temperatures with increases in suicides, assaults, drownings and transport accidents. Summary below. @ImperialCollege @Grantham_IC @Columbia @EarthInstitute @Harvard @HarvardChanSPH @nature: nature.com/articles/s4159…
@NatureMedicine @imperialcollege @Grantham_IC @Columbia @earthinstitute @Harvard @HarvardChanSPH @nature @Revkin @francescadomin8 @ColumbiaMSPH @DrMariaNeira @WHO @DiarmidCL @joygmt @ImperialSPH @greenimperial Temperatures that deviate from the long-term local norm affect human health, and are projected to become more frequent as the global climate changes. There are limited data on how such anomalies affect deaths from injuries.
@NatureMedicine @imperialcollege @Grantham_IC @Columbia @earthinstitute @Harvard @HarvardChanSPH @nature @Revkin @francescadomin8 @ColumbiaMSPH @DrMariaNeira @WHO @DiarmidCL @joygmt @ImperialSPH @greenimperial We found that a 2°C anomalously warm year, as envisioned under the Paris Climate Agreement, would be associated with an estimated 2,135 (95% credible interval 1,906–2,368) additional injury deaths (1% increase of total injury deaths)
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Akin to dropping malware laced USB sticks in the parking lots of IRS buildings or mailing K-Pop demo CDs to select people? Start with analog dispersal at a Trump rally and include some very sketchy and obscure #fakenews site like Whatfinger. #disinfo
Handing out fake newspapers from the Larouche PAC suggesting Trump should align himself with Putin & China is bizarre. Getting a card saying u should avoid traditional news & go to Whatfinger[.]com is a new low. cc @UShadrons @file411 @LuluLemew @leesgirl9
Whatfinger is interesting. The dot com site is of course protected with a privacy guard but is hosted at Godaddy using their WIX website builder feature I believe. SSL certs & past DNS show this. The dot com was first registered on 09-26-2016. #disinfo #fakenews
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Jan is #HumanTrafficking awareness month. I am a violence prevention professional, have been a crisis advocate for decades, am a sexual health educator, & also happen to be a former sex worker. Some of my SW was consensual, some out of circumstance, some coerced/trafficked.
I don’t publicly “share my story,” as I find that whole concept to be othering, exploitative, sensationalizing, & inherently/recklessly keeping people stuck in their trauma. I do provide professional feedback & guidance that blends my professional expertise & lived experience.
So I don’t share details of my experience in a linear narrative publicly for other people’s education, edification, or mobilization, bc I think that’s a gross thing to ask a survivor of exploitation to do. I do sometimes weave bits of my experience into my public work as relevant
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Here are our #Top10 health tweets in 2019:

1⃣ #VaccinesWork

Vaccines:
💪🏽reduce child deaths and disease
💪🏽protect against outbreaks
💪🏽prevent malnutrition
💪🏽defend against antimicrobial resistance
With vaccines, we are protected together!

#Top10 health tweets in 2019

2⃣ #MentalHealth

Every 40 seconds someone dies from #suicide.
This year, WHO launched the #40seconds campaign to raise awareness about the scale of suicide around the world and roles we can play in prevention.

#Top10 health tweets in 2019

3⃣ #PatientSafety

Every minute, 5 patients die because of unsafe care. This year, we marked the first ever #WorldPatientSafetyDay to speak up for patient safety!

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THREAD: My latest report for @madinamerica: While Americans were focused on #Impeachment, the #WhiteHouse quietly held a summit last week pushing an authoritarian response to #homelessness, drug use, #mentalhealth and #disability. madinamerica.com/2019/12/trump-… 1/
@madinAmerica C-SPAN covered the #mentalhealth summit, which included panels from forced treatment advocates, family members, mental health professionals, law enforcement, and decision-makers: c-span.org/video/?467561-… 2/
@madinAmerica People with #mentalhealth diagnoses, people with disabilities, and mental health service users appear to have been intentionally excluded from the White House summit. 3/
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Welcome to #SchizoChat, the biweekly forum where I ask questions, take questions, and post facts about some #schizophrenia-related topic every ~5 minutes for two hours! Today’s topic: "So, you've just been diagnosed with schizophrenia, now what?"
I’m not an expert on these topics—I’m merely an individual with schizoaffective disorder hoping to get a conversation going and #EndTheStigma. Please correct me if you notice I’m saying something incorrectly, and please share! #SchizoChat
This topic, like most, can get really personal, so please respect each other’s opinions! Or their right to have an opinion at least. #SchizoChat
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