Monthly Archives: March 2010

Murder in Fresno Doubles, Mental Health Plays a Role

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchUnfortunately, with cutbacks and loss of psychiatric beds for treatment, this story will be seen and heard more and more.  Mental illness is real.  You cannot just try to ignore or delete it.  Not … Continue reading

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Inhalants Are Drug of Choice for Preteens

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by (V)oluntary (∀)mputation via Flickr If you have ever taken care of a “huffer”, you will read this article.  Huffing is the most tragic thing around.  These children can be left with … Continue reading

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Resources for depressed parents

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by fishin widow via Flickr Post-partum depression is very real.  It can even lead into post-partum psychosis.  Both can be life threatening to mother and child if left untreated.  After a birth, … Continue reading

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Rural health risk factor: Not enough help for mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article is certainly an eye opener for those of us in mental health.  Although this article is aimed at the Wisconsin population, I think the argument can be made for just about any … Continue reading

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Judi Evans: We can pay for mental-health care now or pay more later

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAlthough this article was written about Florida and published in the online form of the Tallahassee Democrat, I think this lady makes very astute observations and comes to very well thought out and well … Continue reading

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Psych facilities’ economic impact touted

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia This article is certainly interesting.  Now we can view our mentally ill as a means to improve the economy.  Hmmmm. I am glad to see that someone is trying to … Continue reading

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Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia: Gene Network-Based Analysis Reveals Unexpected Results

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article I found about ongoing research into Schizophrenia.  I know that this is not exactly light reading, but I found this study to be very interesting and I … Continue reading

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Woman with mental health warrant assaults three at Logan’s Roadhouse

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWhat exactly is a “mental health warrant” ?  If it is an order to get this woman to emergency treatment, then why did it not work?  We will see more and more of these … Continue reading

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Deer Creek: A stark illustration of need for affordable care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article speaks for itself.  I read it and felt both ashamed and angry that in our country, where there is so much available to so many, there is no hope for the mentally … Continue reading

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