Monthly Archives: September 2016

This Is What Developing Acute Schizophrenia Feels Like

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from Vice.com is one of the best I have ever read.  The writer explains in plain English what he was thinking, seeing, and feeling during this period of his life. As a … Continue reading

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Schools And Mental Health: When The Parent Has To Take Charge

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article from NPR’s Ed series on mental health in schools. This article follows only one family as it struggles with raising two girls with mental health disorders.  In the article, their mother … Continue reading

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Nail Biting Is A Sign Of This Personality Trait

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article that addresses a habit as evidence of a personality trait.  I find this very interesting, but maybe not too scientific.  First, the study was very small and I am not … Continue reading

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The Fatal Epidemic Of Animal Care Workers That No One Is Talking About

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is the first article I have read that deals with the issue of compassion fatigue.  As a person who is very involved in animal care, I find it interesting that no one has … Continue reading

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THE TOP MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES FACING STUDENTS

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a really good article that addresses the 5 top mental health challenges facing students today.  According to this article, they are:  depression, anxiety, suicide, eating disorder, and addiction.  These are certainly important … Continue reading

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Mental health experts: Do yourself a favor and turn off the TV

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Richmond Times-Dispatch that delves into the effect of television’s penchant for showing acts of violence and terrorism over and over continually on our 24 hour news channels on children and … Continue reading

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Suicide prevention starts with mental health education

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe Volante is the University of South Dakota’s independent student-run newspaper since 1887 and this article shows that college age young people are concerned about the lack of mental health care and the increased … Continue reading

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Advocates Worry Mental Health First Aid Skirts Serious Mental Illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from U.S. News that describes the conflict between actual mental health care and mental health first aid.  Although I firmly believe that more cities, towns, groups, etc. should be involved … Continue reading

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Demi Lovato: “I Knew at a Young Age I Had a Problem”

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIt is refreshing to see public people speaking about mental health issues and even acknowledging that she suffers from bipolar disorder.  Maybe if more of our idols come forward and talk about these issues, … Continue reading

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Growing Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns Facing Older Americans

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article, by the American Psychological Association, sets forth concerns about the needs of the elderly population.  We all think that getting older comes with health issues, but the truth is that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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