More people turning to The Up Center for mental health during coronavirus

IF YOU’RE FEELING STRESSED OUT, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. MORE THAN TWO MONTHS OF LOCK DOWNS, JOB LOSSES, AND ISOLATION ARE TAKING THEIR TOLL ON OUR MENTAL WELL- BEING. BUT THERE IS HOPE. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S TOM SCHAAD JOINS US FROM HOME TO TELL US . BOUT IT. (TOM) STEPHANIE, MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, AND THE KAISER…

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Taking care of your mental health during the pandemic

general. NEW THIS MORNING: May is mental health awareness month. During this pandemic — your mental health can take a serious toll. First News Weekend Morning Anchor Connor Kick is live in the newsroom. He’s diving into why this month is even more important… Connor? The outbreak of Covid-19 has been stressful for almost everyone in different ways. Fear and…

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Local doctor stresses mental health awareness as county looks to re-open

AREAS ACROSS THE STATELINE ARE INCHING TOWARDS REOPENING. BUT IT WILL BE A LONG TIME.. UNTIL THINGS GO BACK TO NORMAL IF THEY EVER DO. ((ERIC)) THE IDEA OF LIVING ALONGSIDE THE COVID-19 VIRUS MIGHT HAVE SOME PEOPLE WORRIED ABOUT VENTURING OUT WHEN RESTRICTIONS LOOSEN. ONE ROCKFORD COUNSELOR TELLS HANNAH ZETTL… THERE ARE WAYS TO HELP CALM ANYONE FEELING ANXIOUS.…

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Topeka man overcomes adversity after schizophrenia diagnosis

MONTH. AND ACCORDING TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION — SCHIZOPHRENIA AFFECTS 20 MILLION PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD. TONIGHT — KSNT NEWS MORNING ANCHOR BRITTANY MOORE INTRODUCES US TO A TOPEKA MAN WHO HAS OVERCOME MANY CHALLENGES AFTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH THE MENTAL DISORDER. ### BRIAN THOMPSON FROM TOPEKA SPENT THE FIRST PART OF HIS LIFE LIVING NORMALLY. BUT THEN GRADUALLY…

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‘May is Mental Health Month’ goes virtual

(DN) MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH – A TIME TO RAISE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DISORDERS. BUT THIS YEAR – THE ANNUAL IN-PERSON GATHERINGS AT THE STATEHOUSE AND ELSEWHERE – HAVE BEEN CANCELED. IT’S JUST ONE MORE SETBACK CAUSED BY COVID-19. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER KAIT WALSH CHECKED IN TO SEE WHAT MESSAGE MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS WANT TO…

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