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Ziemke highlights mental health resources available to Hoosiers during pandemic

first_imgBatesville, IN— State Rep. Cindy Ziemke said many helpful mental health resources are available to Hoosiers during the coronavirus pandemic.  “I have been a long-time advocate for the mental health of Hoosiers,” Ziemke said. “Over the last several weeks, many people have lost their jobs, are worried about getting sick and have anxiety while staying home, but please know there is help to cope with our stress.”Ziemke said aid an easy way to find local mental health resources is to call 2-1-1. The free service quickly connects callers to support near their homes and is available 24/7. Hoosiers can also contact their doctor or health insurance provider about access to telehealth options for counseling and emotional support.According to Ziemke, social distancing and staying home may exacerbate addiction issues for those in recovery from substance abuse because they may not have access to their typical healthy coping methods. Anyone struggling can call the Indiana Addiction Hotline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) to get referrals for treatment at state-approved agencies and connections to support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.“Addiction plagued our communities before the coronavirus showed up and it hasn’t gone away,” Ziemke said. “These programs have shown they can help and they are critical to many Indiana families who need treatment.”Shelters have reported an increase in domestic violence since the stay-at-home order was issued. The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence has a 24-hour hotline at 1-800-332-7385, and is online at icadvinc.org where Hoosiers can seek help and find nearby programs and services.Ziemke said for some, social distancing can trigger feelings of loneliness and suicidal thoughts. Those experiencing emotional distress can contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit SuicidePreventionLifeline.org for confidential support.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers comprehensive guidance on coping with stress. Tips include keeping a routine, staying connected with family and friends, exercising and maintaining a healthy diet. More information can be found at cdc.gov/coronavirus.Stay updated on what Indiana is doing to address COVID-19 by visiting IN.gov/coronavirus.last_img read more

Japan wary of Gilas’ speed, offense

first_imgAnd it appears that Japan is planning to fight speed with speed.READ: Tickets for PH-Japan Fiba World qualifying game sold outFEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throne“I think speed will be important, especially in our first game against the Philippines, which is a great offensive team,” said Yuki Togashi, Japan’s star point guard.The 5-foot-6 Togashi is wary of Gilas’ offensive capabilities with Andray Blatche at the forefront and Jayson Castro running the point. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? MOST READ “The Philippines are very strong with their one on one plays, as if they are playing street ball. We have to be careful because with their strong offense, they can score 10 points in just a minute or two,” said the 24-year-old Togashi.READ: Jones Cup: Gilas fends off Japan for 3rd straight win“We have to step up on defense, including myself, and then from there we have to make sure to get the defensive rebounds, which has been a problem for us,” he added. “If we can get rebounds, I can run the fastbreak.”The Philippines and Japan are in Group B along with Chinese Taipei and reigning Asian champion Australia.ADVERTISEMENT Photo from Fiba.comExpect a run-and-gun duel between the Philippines and Japan in the Fiba World Cup qualifying on Nov. 24 in Tokyo, Japan.With a slew of fleet-footed guards, Gilas Pilipinas has always been a running team to compensate its lack of size.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

Man United midfielder set to return for Palace clash? Team news here

first_img1 Midfielder Ander Herrera is back in contention for Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Wednesday.The Spaniard missed Saturday’s victory over Aston Villa after suffering a knock in the FA Cup quarter-final replay win over West Ham last week.Captain Wayne Rooney could continue after playing 67 minutes against Villa in his first start since recovering from a knee injury. The 30-year-old will be hoping to continue his comeback ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final clash with former club Everton.But midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (knee), forward Adnan Januzaj (hamstring) and defender Luke Shaw (leg) are still out.LIVE ON talkSPORT on Wednesday: Liverpool vs Everton in the Merseyside derby from 7pm, click here to listen Ander Herrera has made 35 appearances in all competitions for Manchester United this season last_img read more