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National Institute of Mental Health

  • Science News » NIMH Director’s Statement on Racism
    by Claire Cole on June 4, 2020 at 4:00 am

    Right now, people across the country are currently coping with yet another episode of violence perpetrated against a person of color. In this Institute Update, Dr. Gordon addresses recent events. […]

  • Video » Responding to the Alarm: Addressing Black Youth Suicide
    by National Institute of Mental Health on June 3, 2020 at 4:00 am

    In 2019, the Congressional Black Caucus convened an emergency Taskforce to examine Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health. The Taskforce released its report in December 2019, highlighting several recommendations for increased research, intervention development, and community engagement. In collaboration with the Office of Behavioral Health Equity […]

  • Blog Post » A Plan for Mental Health Research
    by Joshua Gordon on May 22, 2020 at 4:00 am

    This week, the National Institute of Mental Health unveiled its new NIMH Strategic Plan for Research. In this Director’s message, Dr. Gordon discusses the advances in knowledge and treatment that got us to where we are today and points to where we want our research to go in the future. […]

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Social Psychology Network

  • Apple CEO Publishes Open Letter on Racism, Discrimination
    by Yahoo News - Business on June 4, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    Source: Yahoo News - BusinessApple CEO Tim Cook called on his company to do more to fight racial injustice in an open letter responding to the protests sweeping the U.S. this week. "To create change, we have to reexamine our own views and actions in light of a pain that is deeply felt but too often ignored," Cook posted on the iPhone maker’s […]

  • Tyson, Largest U.S. Meat Processor, Punishes Absentee Sick Workers
    by Yahoo News - Business on June 4, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    Source: Yahoo News - BusinessTyson Foods, the biggest U.S. meat processor, will return to its pre-coronavirus absentee policy, which includes punishing employees for missing work due to illness. Outside experts and unions have warned that workers are being put in harm’s way for the sake of company profits. […]

  • Minneapolis Public School Board Ends Its Contract with Police
    by Yahoo News - Top Headlines on June 4, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesThe Minneapolis public school board has unanimously approved a resolution ending the district’s contract with the city's police department to use officers to provide school security. "We cannot continue to be in partnership with an organization that has the culture of violence and racism that the Minneapolis […]

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