Mental Health Matters.

Merge strengthens mental health services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Catch up on the latest mental health news in Kentucky, listen to other people’s stories, and find resources.


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In this webinar, Melissa Levin and Mariana Vetoulis-Acevedo discuss the importance of neuro-inclusion in cancer care.

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“All people offer perspective that is valuable to the rest of the world.”

HDI Staff Erin Fitzgerald speaks on their experience with Neurodiversity and mental health.

“I hate being treated like an emergency waiting to happen.”

UK student Bailey Patterson speaks on her experience with suicide and wanting to help others.

“They think they can’t do it on their own, but they’re not on their own.”

Listen to Rebecca’s story and their passion for inclusive education.