Monthly Archives: January 2010

Change A Mind About Mental Illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s a wonderful site that promotes information and understanding of mental illness. Please visit this site and then check out the YouTube videos they have listed. I was so happy to have found this … Continue reading

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Despite prevention efforts, U.S. military suicides rise

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife This is just plain unacceptable.  How many have to die?  Our soldiers all deserve better.  Reading this article has made me very sad and angry.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Mental Health Cuts Hit Metro Police

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article about Tennessee and the effect of cutting mental health budgets on the Emergency Services of Nashville.  This article shows the dilemma that police officers are facing due … Continue reading

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Mental health is a luxury for the uninsured

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article about the effect of the economic downturn from an inside perspective. I can’t tell you how many people today find themselves in exactly the same boat as this man.  He writes … Continue reading

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Army Wives Battle With Their Own Mental Health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI’ve posted articles here on the effects of war on our soldiers, on the children of deployed soldiers and now on the effect of deployment on Army wives.  When my son-in-law was deployed to … Continue reading

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Untreated mental illness carries huge hidden cost

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is yet another article that decries the State’s cutting of the Mental Health Budget in an attempt to balance the overall budget. In this case it is the great state of South … Continue reading

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Mental Health kills the mentally ill

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Below is an article I found about the difference between “mental health” and “mental illness”.  I must confess that when I read this article I had reservations.  First, this article was written by … Continue reading

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PBS’ ‘This Emotional Life’: It’s Time To Talk About Mental Health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchBelow is a very powerful article about the taboo in this country and globally of mental illness and how we all just pretend that there is no such problem.  She is quite right when … Continue reading

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Chihuahua hoarder gets probation

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s a follow-up on yesterday’s posting.  This article not only gives more information about the hoarding, but also is an example of how the mental health courts can work.  This outcome means that no … Continue reading

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150 dogs found dead in freezers in home

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchOkay, at first I just thought this was an article about puppy mill breeders, but then I read the article and found that this really is an article about a hoarder.  I was glad … Continue reading

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