Morning Roundup: Sept. 25, 2019

Morning Roundup: Sept. 25, 2019

Gucci model protests straitjacket-inspired line. Royals talk mental health in South Africa. NY motel and convenience store offered crack-friendly accommodations.

Meet Central New York’s Crack-Dealing Motel and Convenience Store Owner [Syracuse.com]
A local business owner offered a one stop shop for “soda, snacks and crack” with his convenience store, Econo Lodge and delivery service. 

How a ‘Warm Handoff’ Is Making Mental Health Care a Regular Part of Doctor Visits in Boulder [Colorado Sun]
Patients can receive a physical and mental health evaluation in one doctor’s visit at this medical clinic. Everyone aged 12 and older is screened for depression and anxiety.

Model Protests Gucci’s ‘Offensive’ Mental Health Imagery at Milan Show [CNN]
A model walking for Gucci during Milan Fashion Week staged a protest during the show with the message: “Mental health is not fashion” scrawled on her palms. 

Lawmakers Told Addiction, Re-entry Barriers Fuel Problems in Justice System [Arizona Mirror]
Drugs and their impact were a major concern that was brought up at a hearing about criminal justice reform. “There’s no treatment within prison.”

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Get Candid About Mental Health: ‘We’re All Trying to Find Optimism’ [People]
The Royal couple was in South Africa to support a local surf mentorship initiative, where they discussed the stigma of mental illness. “Everyone is dealing with a different version of the same thing.” 

How New Hampshire’s New Statewide Program for Addiction Treatment Is Taking Shape [NHPR]
A look at progress made 9 months after The Doorway, the state’s “hub and spoke” treatment model, was developed. The initiative was created to make it easy to access and start treatment.

A Simple Key to True Belonging [Psychology Today]
“We all need to belong, and yet plenty of us are horribly bad at it.” Psychology professor Steven Hayes on how to belong.

Virginia Rolling Out New Mental Health Transportation Services [WDBJ]
People going through a mental health crisis will no longer have to be transported by police vehicles, with Virginia rolling out a new transportation service specifically for this purpose. 

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