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Miranda Manier

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Miranda Manier is an intern at the American Public Safety Training Institute. She is also pursuing a BA in Television Writing and Production from Columbia College Chicago. She enjoys creating and consuming storytelling across mediums, particularly of experiences that remain traditionally untold.

City in Connecticut Takes Trauma-Informed Approach

New Britain, Connecticut numbers among several cities and towns across Connecticut that are considered ‘trauma-informed.’ According to Gary Kleeblatt, spokesman of the Department of Children...

New Apartments in Denver Focus on Traumatized Homeless

A new apartment building in Denver, Colorado was built to specifically house men and women who have struggled with homelessness, and been in and...

Google Adds Feature that Screens Users for Depression

Google is rolling out a feature that will screen users for depression. People who use certain keywords like “depression”  are given a ‘Knowledge Panel’...

South Dakota Struggles to Care for Adolescents’ Mental Health

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, teachers are the first line of defense in identifying and treating mental health problems for teenagers. If a student...

Indie Video Game Explores Depression, Offers Hope

“I suppose some actions which others would find relaxing might be horribly demanding for you.” The British voiceover of the trailer for Please Knock...

Minnesota Example of Lack of Mental Health Outreach to Minorities

Black Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than white Americans. Black Americans are more likely to experience serious violent...

Artificial Intelligence Helps Those Considering Mental Health Treatment

In those that struggle with mental health, the largest hurdle is often getting help. From the high costs of treatment to the social stigma...

Free Talk Therapy in England Has Pros and Cons

Twelve years ago, David Clark, a professor of psychology at Oxford University in England, and Richard Layard, an economist and member of the House...

Philadelphia Conference Seeks to Educate on Childhood Trauma

From July 18 to 21, professionals in mental health care, childhood education, medicine and juvenile justice gathered at Philadelphia University for The Greater Philadelphia...

Massachusetts Bill Proposes Crisis Training for Police Departments

On Tuesday, July 18, Lynda Roseman stood in front of legislators and recalled an incident in 2014 when her son, a veteran with post-traumatic...