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Seven resources you can use to manage your mental health

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Are you having trouble finding places to get some assistance for your mental health?

Nowadays, many places have waiting lists, and some places can be very expensive. This can be very frustrating when you need help right away.

As a result, here are seven options you can use to start the process of getting some assistance as...

How to convince someone to get help for their mental health

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There are many reasons why some people are reluctant to get help for their mental health or addiction issues.

In addition, many people are not sure what to do when encouraging someone to get the help they need for their mental health.

As a result, here are seven suggestions on how to convince a person struggling to get some assistance.

 Talk to the person instead of talking at them: Nobody wants to be lectured or yelled at. The person who is struggling is scared and they need help in overcoming their fears and resistance to getting some guidance. Treat others the way you would want to be treated if the roles were reversed.Find out why the person won’t get help: Ask the individual...

The secretary of transportation who couldn’t

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Rarely has a cabinet secretary done so little with such vast resources.

On the CBS show Face the Nation, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg had to defend the Biden administration’s woeful record of building new electric-vehicle charging stations that are key to unlocking its hoped-for EV nirvana.

Host Margaret Brennan asked how it could be that, with $7.5 billion allocated for this purpose two years ago, the administration has managed to build eight. Not 8,000, or even 80. Eight.

Buttigieg said that President Joe Biden plans on building 500,000 chargers by the end of the decade, and — implying this is some sort of an accomplishment — “the very first handful of chargers...

Heinrich reacts after Republicans block legislation protecting women’s right to contraception

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U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, D-N.M, released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked the passage of the Right to Contraception Act, legislation he co sponsored to codify the right to contraception in federal law:

“Once again, Senate Republicans have blocked legislation to protect women’s right to contraception under federal law. Shame on them,” he said.

He went on to say that he would keep fighting for women’s rights.

“While Republicans are bent on stripping women of their reproductive freedoms, I will keep fighting to protect the right of every New Mexican to make their own decisions for themselves and their families,” he said. “This isn’t...

Leger Fernández introduces bill to help New Mexico homebuyers

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Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández and nine of her House colleagues introduced the Home of Your Own Act on June 12. The bill creates national one-time, $30,000 homeownership grants to help New Mexicans and Americans across the country become first-time homeowners.

The bill comes in the wake of the first successful home purchase for a constituent of NM-03 made possible by $750,000 in Community Project Funds Leger Fernández secured for a pilot program administered by Homewise. The home purchase, which closed in Santa Fe on June 5, is testament to the fact that this program is already working for New Mexicans. The same pilot project funds are projected to help 25 families in NM-03...

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