Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Morning at Mental Health Court

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from the US News is about Mental Health Court, which is a program that helps to keep the mentally ill from being sent to jail or prison due to their behaviors. When … Continue reading

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Kid Cudi’s Mental Health Struggle Has Inspired Black Men To Talk About Depression

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s a short article from Essence.com about a rapper who recently went public about his struggle with depression.  This is significant, as black men are not supposed to be seen as weak or in … Continue reading

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Rise in mental health emergencies makes local ER workers fear for their safety

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from the Lawrence Journal-World that addresses a growing problem for healthcare workers across the country.  More and more mental health patients are being sent to the ER’s where the staff are … Continue reading

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How America’s criminal justice system became the country’s mental health system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIt is unfortunate that in our country in this time period, we still expect the police to take care of mentally ill people because they act different, act erratically, act violently, or act in … Continue reading

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App aims to conduct the world’s largest mental health study, reduce suicides

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article about a new App that is being promoted as the world’s largest study of mental health.  It started last week and although it may be over, I imagine the app … Continue reading

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A bipolar survivor explains what’s wrong with mental healthcare today

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIt is always good when I can find an article written by someone who knows what they are talking about.  So you can imagine my happiness when I found this article on the World … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence: Mental Health Challenges and Communities of Color

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from Altarum.com’s Health-policy Blog deals with an issue you don’t see talked about much in the mental health community, but I am sure it is talked about plenty in communities of color. … Continue reading

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Bipolar rape victim jailed after having a mental breakdown while testifying against rapist

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from the Washington Post about inhumane treatment of a defendant in a violent rape trial.  I am appalled after reading this article.  There are just no words to say that … Continue reading

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12 grave photos that capture how depression and anxiety can feel.

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI found this article on Upworthy.com and knew I would post it here.  However, the photos are stunning and breath takingly beautiful, but I will not post them on my blog as I do not … Continue reading

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AZ Department of Corrections Warned About Teen’s Mental Health Weeks Before She Killed Herself in Prison

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from The Phoenix New Times about how one unfortunate young lady was treated in the prison system and how the prison system is really not prepared to deal with mental … Continue reading

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