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The Kim Foundation Blog features insights, news and resources on mental health and suicide prevention. Check back often to stay updated and informed.

NAMI Marks the 35th Anniversary

This 2014 year, NAMI will be celebrating their 35th anniversary. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is an organization committed to working for more services, support, and treatment for those suffering from a mental illness.

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Make a Positive New Year’s Resolution

With today being New Year’s Eve, many are creating long lists of resolutions. These lists will contain everything from pounds to be lost to old habits to be broken. Some will be forgotten in just a few short months while others can be life changing. As you construct your resolutions this year, consider adding more volunteering opportunities to this list.

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The First Steps to a Long Road

It’s hard. Raising a child with a mental illness is not an easy task. The diagnosis of a mental illness is the first step on a long road. Just because the child is getting the help and treatment they need, it does not mean there are no setbacks. It is still a struggle every day.

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From Struggle Comes Strength

The Butterball hotline is taking calls, sweet potatoes are flying from the produce aisle, and families everywhere are divided between fresh vs. canned cranberry. We love this Holiday! The Kim Foundation wishes you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Veterans Day

Today we keep our Veterans in the forefront of our minds, including our employees and their families who have and are currently serving in the armed forces. Thank you, Veterans, for bravely and proudly serving our great country to protect and defend America’s freedom.

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Depression Costs Workplaces Billions In Absenteeism

Research continues to quantify the effects of depression on not only individuals, but also their employers. According to the article below 68 million additional days of work are missed each year by workers who have been diagnosed with depression. This is costing an estimated $23 billion in lost productivity each year for employers! That is a staggering number. One benefit to this research being done, aside from continuing the conversation that needs to be had about mental health, is it is causing employers to increase the attention they are paying to their employees’ mental health, as well as improve mental health benefits and adding employee assistance programs to help individuals navigate through challenging times in their lives. Have you seen other ways that employers are working to improve the mental health of their employees? What does your employer do?

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Happy 4th of July

The Kim Foundation would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe 4th of July. Enjoy the fireworks and great weather!

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