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Space Health)1- 8. SUICIDEwww. wellspacehealth. Nationally Accredited Suicide Prevention Crisis Center (AAS) available 2. Crisis Chat Instant Messaging support is available at http: //suicideprevention. Crisis Chat via TEXTING- Text the word HOPE to 9. Can (4. 22. 6). Follow up calls are offered to those in suicidal crisis and survivors of suicide loss. Emergency Department Follow Up program available.

ASIST and Safe. TALK workshops. Business Office: (9. Parent Support Line 1- 8. Crisis Line for parents (and others involved in the lives of children of all ages) seeking emotional support, linkages to community resources for families, or just a listening ear. Institute on Aging Friendship Line. Provides 2. 4/7 crisis intervention and emotional support to older adults who are depressed, bereaved, or lonely.

California Youth Crisis Line. The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 2.

Programs. Sacramento County Department Of Health And Human Services: Jail Psychiatric Services(9. BHS/Pages/Adult- Mental- Health/SP- Jail- Psychiatric- Services. Jail psychiatric services are provided to adults who are incarcerated at the Sacramento County jail.

Services include mental health screening, assessment, stabilization, crisis intervention, medication, pre- release planning, and community referral. Sierra Elder Wellness Program(9.

BHS/Pages/Adult- Mental- Health/SP- Sierra- Elder- Wellness- Program. The Sierra Elder Wellness Program is a field- based program providing outpatient mental health services for the growing older adult population, ages 5. Services include outreach, mental health rehabilitation and therapy, co- occurring disorders services, psychiatric medication and follow up services, housing support, case management and other support as identified.

Stop Stigma Sacramento (Division of Behavioral Health Services)2. TTY 9. 16- 4. 98- 1. The anti- stigma and discrimination project ultimately seeks to eliminate the barriers to achieving full inclusion in society and increase access to mental health resources to support individuals and families. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)- Greater Sacramento. Valerie Kovacovich, Phone: 9. Email: [email protected]http: //www. Page& page_ID=DD2.

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C0. Chapter of the AFSP,a ntitonal organization has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives - - each designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. We are investing in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration projects and critical policy work. And we are expanding our assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.

NAMI Sacramento. Phone: 9. Email: [email protected]http: //www. NAMI Sacramento is a grassroots, family and consumer self- help support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illnesses, i. OCD), and PTSD. Friends for Survival, Inc.(9. Friends For Survival, Inc. We are dedicated to providing a variety of peer support services that comfort those in grief, encourage healing and growth, foster the development of skills to cope with a loss and educate the entire community regarding the impact of suicide.

Support Group. Supporting Community Connections Programs. Phone: (9. 16) 8. Email: [email protected]http: //www. BHS/Pages/BHS- Home. Provide cultural and ethnic specific outreach activities and support services targeting nine specific communities in Sacramento County, specifically targets un- served and underserved communities. The Supporting Community Connections agencies are community- based and proactive in relationship marketing to underserved populations (i.

Native American, Latino, older adults, etc). Trainings. Mental Health First Aidhttp: //www. Pages/Sacramento- County- Promotes- Programs- throughout- . A 1. 2- hour course, available to interested community members,that seeks to inform individuals to help and connect persons with mental illness to services and support. Mental Health Training for Crisis Respondershttp: //www.

Pages/Sacramento- County- Promotes- Programs- throughout- . Two- hour course available to the Sacramento Police Department that consists of an overview of mental health/illness and current resources available to law enforcement. ASIST and AMSR training. Phone: (9. 16) 8. Email: [email protected]http: //www.

BHS/Pages/BHS- Home. Events. Out of the Darkness walk (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)P- Greater Sacramento)Valerie Kovacovich, Phone: 9. Email: [email protected]http: //www.

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The walks raise funds to support the AFSP's research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives.

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The Impact of Unemployment on Mental and Physical Health, Access to Health Care and Health Risk Behaviors. School of Community Health Sciences and The Lincy Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), P.

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Copyright © 2. 01. Jennifer R. Pharr et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of employment status and unemployment duration on perceived health, access to health care, and health risk behaviors.

Data from Nevada's 2. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) were analyzed. We compared participants who were unemployed (greater than and less than one year) to those who were employed and those who were voluntarily out of the labor force (OLF). Unemployed participants had significantly worse perceived mental health profiles, were more likely to delay health care services due to cost, and were less likely to have access to health care than employed participants and OLF participants. OLF participants were not significantly different from employed participants. Contrary to previous findings, unemployed participants in this study were not more likely to binge drink, smoke, or be physically inactive.

Findings from this study suggest that the impetus for unemployment, be it voluntary or involuntary, may significantly impact a person's mental health. Introduction. In 2. United States faced its highest unemployment rates since 1.

From January to December 2. During this same time period unemployment rates in Nevada increased from 9. The relationship between unemployment and poor health has been well documented [2–6]. The unemployed tend to have higher levels of impaired mental health including depression, anxiety, and stress, as well as higher levels of mental health hospital admissions, chronic disease (cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and musculoskeletal disorders), and premature mortality [2, 5–1. Some longitudinal studies have shown that higher levels of depression and unemployment are not just correlated, but that higher levels of depression are a result of unemployment [1. Other prospective studies have found that poor mental health contributes to unemployment [1.

A study by Montgomery et al. When participants with preexisting depression were excluded from the study, those who had greater than thirty- seven months of accumulated unemployment were two times more apt to be depressed or anxious than were the employed (RR = 2. Additionally, unemployment is associated with unhealthy behaviors such as increased alcohol and tobacco consumption and decreased physical activity [9, 1. Studies have also demonstrated a positive correlation between employment and better health, improved self- confidence, self- esteem, and happiness [9, 1. Jahoda has argued that being employed satisfies a psychological need, a need which must be filled to maintain good mental health [2. Because of this psychological need which is fulfilled by employment, not only are the unemployed at risk for mental health problems, but also are people who are out of the labor force (OLF). People who are OLF do not have a paid job and they are not seeking employment.

The OLF category includes students, homemakers, and retirees [5]. Previous research has established employment status (employed or unemployed) as a determinant of health [2–6]. However, few studies have segmented the “unemployed” as (1) those who did not have work and were seeking employment—unemployed, and (2) those who did not have work and were not seeking employment—OLF. The purpose of this study was to compare perceived mental and physical health, access to health care, and risky health behaviors based on employment status (employed, unemployed, and OLF) and duration of unemployment (less than one year, greater than one year) by utilizing 2. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data. The research questions addressed by this study were as follows (1) Are general, mental, and physical health responses different based on employment status (employed, unemployed less than one year, unemployed longer than one year, or OLF)?

Do smoking, drinking, and physical inactivity rates differ by employment status? Does access to health care or a delay in seeking health care services due to cost differ based on employment status? Based on Jahoda’s theory, we hypothesized that the employed would have better perceived mental and physical health than the OLF participants and the unemployed participants regardless of length of unemployment. Methods. 2. 1. Study Design and Data Collection. This study was a secondary analysis of the 2. Nevada BRFSS survey data.