Monthly Archives: November 2010

Mental Health Services Strained by State Budget Cuts

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIt amazes me the legislators don’t understand that cutting budgets in one place will ultimately result in increases in another place.  This article simply shows the correlation between mental health budgets and police budgets. … Continue reading

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Assertive Chinese Held in Mental Wards

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is another article from The New York Times about the treatment  Chinese dissidents.  It seems that in China, if you do not agree with the government, you could end up living in a … Continue reading

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Study: Kids of deployed military have more behavioral problems

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHaving lived with my grandsons while their father was deployed in Iraq, I can absolutely agree with the premise of this article.  Children are not unaware of what is happening around them; they simply … Continue reading

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Veterans With Bipolar Disorder May Have Increased Risk of Suicide

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Well, I have to agree that veterans with Bipolar disorder are at high risk, given the ready access to guns and other means of inflicting harm; however, I believe that anyone suffering with … Continue reading

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For Youths, Depression Often Has a Sequel

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via CrunchBase I spent 10 years working with adolescent populations across the country.  I can tell you that mental illness does indeed happen to very young people.  Not all adolescent patients are … Continue reading

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Coroner: Nurse at CA mental hospital was strangled

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia There is something really wrong with this picture.  I don’t believe that this nurse woke up and thought, “I’ll go to work today and be killed.”  There is not an … Continue reading

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Care of sex predators comes at a price for others

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a short article I found on NECN.com and I felt that this article was appropriate for my blog.  In the past, I have posted articles that show the trend toward the criminalization … Continue reading

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