mental health

WILK News Room
Jason Barsky
December 21, 2020 - 2:20 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has created a website ( Self-Care for Families and Youth ) to help students (and families) take care of their own mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health. The importance of self-care when learning (or working) from home is essential to help maintain...
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A demonstrator raises a fist near Philadelphia police in Philadelphia, late Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. Police shot and killed the 27-year-old on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
WILK NEWSROOM
October 29, 2020 - 1:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and police body camera footage “in the near future” in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems, a death that prompted protests, widespread vandalism and an overnight curfew days before Election...
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Frank Andrews Show
Frank Andrews
May 05, 2020 - 3:55 pm
The "stay home" orders during the pandemic have been a struggle for many people. After a Clarks Summit father called into the Frank Andrews Show, worried about the mental health of his nine-year-old and thirteen-year-old daughters, Frank Andrews reached out to a professional for help. If you have...
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Mental Health Help Is Available
Jason Barsky
April 27, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Anxiety and loneliness are just two things Pennsylvanians are dealing with during the Pandemic. Help is available! Kristen Houser, of the Department of Human Services, shares important information about the resources which exist to help manage your mental health.
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Jason Barsky
September 06, 2019 - 5:01 pm
This Sunday morning, WILK News Radio, and all Entercom radio stations across the country, and RADIO.COM will mark the start of National Suicide Prevention Week with a special commercial-free broadcast of I’m Listening, a program dedicated to ending the stigma of talking about mental health. At 7 AM...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. With suicides on the rise, the government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
August 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 05, 2019 - 5:15 pm
President Donald Trump's focus on "mentally ill monsters" oversimplifies the role of mental illness in public mass shootings and downplays the ease with which Americans can get firearms, experts said. "Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun," Trump said Monday , addressing weekend...
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President Donald Trump speaks, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint news conference at the Akasaka Palace, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Tokyo. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 2:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump says the mass shooting at a Texas church "isn't a guns situation," but is a "mental health problem at the highest level." Devin Kelley, the man authorities have identified as the gunman, was discharged from the Air Force several years ago for allegedly assaulting...
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I'm Listening; End the Stigma of Talking About Mental Health
September 05, 2017 - 12:27 pm
Our two-hour, commercial-free live broadcast will feature personal stories from some notable names, and we’ll feature a call-in number here on the site during the show so that YOU can share how you’ve been impacted by suicide.
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