Nonprofit launches ‘World Mental Health-athon’ to promote Mental Health Awareness – Press Release

For World Mental Health Day, Rethink Mental Health Incorporated, a 501(3)c nonprofit organization, is having a ‘World Mental Health-athon’ featuring various guest speakers every hour on Instagram Live to discuss their experience with mental health issues, combat the stigma, and spread the message that it is ok to not be ok!

Oct. 10, 2020 / PRZen / LAS VEGAS — From 8am to 8pm pacific time, Rethink Mental Health Incorporated will host speakers on Instagram Live through their profile @rethinkstigma in celebration of World Mental Health Day. The guest speakers include mental health experts, advocates and writers from countries around the world, including the United States, Uruguay, South Africa and more. Featured speakers include Zara Barrie, writer of the self-help novel, ‘Girl, stop passing out in your make-up’ and Alicia Trautwein, creator of ‘The Mom Kind’ which provides guidance and support for parenting children with autism.

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Local nonprofit hopes to educate people on human trafficking, raise awareness

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Human trafficking is a very real and scary thing, but what you need to be looking out for may not be what you think.

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Human trafficking is a very real and scary thing, but what you need to be looking out for may not be what you think.

Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas is working hard to raise awareness of the dangers of human trafficking, while also advising the signs don’t always look like we expect.

One of the biggest hurdles in educating others on trafficking is debunking the rumors that often overwhelm the fight to stop trafficking.

Co-founder of Hope Found Megan Brown says while it’s important to be aware of your surroundings and be vigilant, properly educating yourself on sex trafficking is the best way to protect yourself and others.

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A Matter of Health: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month every year.

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Statistics show breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the United States, with the average risk around 13% (or 1 in 8). More than 279,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected in the U.S. this year.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has taken over many health discussions in 2020, doctors are reminding women to continue regular breast self-exams and get back on a regular mammogram routine.

Allina Health recently reported 13,000 mammograms were canceled between March and July due to the pandemic.

“It’s safe to return to your clinic for your annual mammogram,” said UCare Chief Medical Officer Dr. Julia Joseph-Di Caprio. “Mammograms save lives – catching breast cancer early through a screening is the best way to protect yourself.”

Doctors say women 40 and older should get annual mammograms; the screenings

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Cyber Security Awareness Month aims to educate people about protecting data

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, making sure everyone knows about all the threats that come with all of the benefits of using the internet. The theme for this year’s month is “Do your part. Be cyber smart,” stressing the importance of taking proactive steps to keep your information safe.

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

“We’re in an internet interconnected world, we’re not going back,” said Terry McGraw, a retired Army colonel, a cybersecurity expert, and president of PC Matic Federal, who believes the general public is not aware enough of some of the internet’s biggest threats.


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“We’re just not doing it well enough,” McGraw said of public awareness, “and as a consequence, we’re falling victim to criminals that we shouldn’t be.”

According to McGraw, the COVID-19 pandemic has opened new doors for cyber security threats.

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