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Texas legislates for change in kids’ mental health

The 85th Legislative Session in Texas was busy when it came to mental health. This was a result of a
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turn your manicure into #Maynicures

During the month of May – Mental Health Awareness Month – those in the know turn their manicures into Maynicures. What’s the difference? A Maynicure features four…
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blogging for hope: why children's mental health matters

As someone who is concerned about children’s mental health, you know that good and timely information is critical for parents when it comes to their child’s future and…
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Pinwheels for Change

To recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, One in Five Minds is introducing Pinwheels for Change. The colorful and vibrant pinwheels are no ordinary pinwheels,…
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Mental Illness and The Movies

If you’re asked to name a movie character with a mental illness, what example pops into your mind?Whoever you pick, chances are the character isn’t portrayed in…
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The light at the end of the tunnel

Over the last few months, we’ve brought to light the lack of emergency psychiatric care options for children in Bexar County. (Please see
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Join the conversation on mental health in your neighborhood Aug. 11

One in Five Minds is hosting a series of Community Conversations on Children’s Mental Health throughout San Antonio. The first one will be held August 11 at…
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Steps San Antonio is taking to improve children’s mental health

The sad part of society, according to Judge Nelson Wolff, is that we make things worse for people with mental illness.Wolff was one of the featured speakers during…
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Be the wind that makes Pinwheels for Hope turn

“I am not giving up. I am not throwing in the towel. And I am going to continuously share my family’s story!” said Justice Luz Elena Chapa.Chapa was one of the…
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Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and One in Five Minds is raising awareness of the important role mental health…
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Mental health, the global economy, and Dr. Seuss

It is fun to have fun but you have to know how. - Dr. SeussIs there any sound…
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Take mental health out of the shadows—talk about it

“As a community, we would never allow a child with a broken arm to go untreated, or wait three…
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An award to remember a devoted advocate

Kathy Cunningham passed away in November 2013. She was a registered nurse, certified addictions…
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Be an advocate for children's mental health—order your One in Five Minds t-shirt today!

Our new One in Five Minds t-shirt is an attractive way to show your support for children's mental health! This unisex shirt is made of 100% cotton and available…
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The scary truth

What’s the scariest part about Halloween? It continues to stigmatize people struggling with…
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Picture yourself raising awareness

If you’re like most people, you have the desire to help, but often don’t know where to begin.…
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It's time to tell our stories

“Share your story” was one of the themes of the morning as we celebrated the one year anniversary…
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YOU make a difference

A campaign like One in Five Minds is introduced to create awareness and encourage…
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What's your story?

On October 14, One in Five Minds hosted “A Conversation with Liza Long.” Liza is an…
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On movies, mental health and Roger Ebert

Popular film critic Roger Ebert died in April after a long struggle with cancer. He was 70…
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Words with Friends

Words With Friends is one of the more popular game apps. This post is about a different…
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One special day!

On March 28, the San Antonio community took One giant leap toward increasing access to mental health treatment for kids and their families with the launch of…
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One very good reason

Why One In Five Minds? If you’ve reviewed the One In Five Minds website,…
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One in Five Minds launch...

The special launch event for One in Five Minds took place on Thursday, March 28, 2013,…
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