Monthly Archives: May 2010

Air Force Prevention Program Reduces Suicide Rates Significantly, According to New Data

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWith today being Memorial Day, I felt we should look at what is being done to help our soldiers with their mental health issues. Here is just one of the articles I found.   Please … Continue reading

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The long reach and high toll of mental-health problems

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia The weak economy and its accompanying tensions can test anyone’s resilience. But for people who are prone to depression and related ills, it sometimes doesn’t take much to upset a … Continue reading

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Man who allegedly ran down Kearns students considered for mental health court

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article that leaves me wondering.  I fully believe that mental health court is both positive and necessary.  I think that, although we are all accountable for our actions, sometimes there are extenuating … Continue reading

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Magellan Health Services Offers E-Courses for Providers, Consumers and Families

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an exciting press release  about online classes for peer specialists.  At my hospital, we currently use peer specialists and the feedback from our patients has been overwhelmingly positive.  I was really pleased … Continue reading

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Teen gets 36 years for raping mental health worker

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Gìpics via Flickr Here’s an article that causes me to pause and I ended up with more questions than I started out with.  Maybe things are done differently in Chicago, but … Continue reading

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Companies offer mental health programs for workers

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article that presents a hopeful glimpse of things to come.  The stigma associated with mental health issues, once a deep dark secret that you never spoke of, may … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by carlos.a.martinez via Flickr As a nurse, I know that exercise is right up there with fresh air and sunshine and a nutritious diet.  I am frequently concerned for my patients who … Continue reading

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Editorial: Mental health coverage will pay off

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is an editorial from a Wisconsin online paper, PostCrescent.com that I thought spoke truth and spoke for many of us out in the world.   Many states are struggling with … Continue reading

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Videos about mental illness and health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via CrunchBase I have just discovered some really great videos on mental health issues.  Incidentally, there are some good videos on YouTube, but you have to cull through some really bad ones … Continue reading

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Here are some articles from around the web

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI thought I would use Monday’s posts to showcase articles all around the web.  I find great articles every day, but cannot put each one in a separate post.  Here are just a few … Continue reading

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