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Sen. Al Franken: What a real conversation about mental health looks like

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article I found that talks about mental health in a positive way and also talks about how mental health is used to confuse us about gun laws.  In this article, Sen. … Continue reading

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We’re moving!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchBecause of the high number of spam comments on this blog, I am moving this over to The Mental Health Minute on my own hosted account so I can have more control.  If you … Continue reading

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A message from me to you….

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Time to start all over again….

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchOut with the old and in with the new.  That’s the true meaning of New Year’s Day.  Today should be a time to forage through past items, memories, etc. and begin simplifying your life.   … Continue reading

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Mentally ill flood ER as states cut services

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchCutting back on funding for mental health services does not make the problem go away.  This is a societal problem of such magnitude that we need to learn to deal with it and live … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchMay the blessings of the season remain with you always.  May you know peace and joy this holiday.  

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Dead at 47: homeless people are exposed to much worse than cold

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAlthough written for the UK, I felt this article was both  timely and useful for us here in the USA.  Homelessness is an insidious blight to our society.  That we allow this to be … Continue reading

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A story about Peer Specialists

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe use of Peer Specialists is controversial at best, but studies are finding that using peer specialists in patient  care gives hope and a message of possibilities.  The fact that there are real mental … Continue reading

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California overhauls mental health department

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from MercuryNews.com that talks about a change in the way mental healthcare will be handled in an attempt to balance the budget.  Once again, staff to patient ratios become a … Continue reading

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Childhood disorder prompts study of infection link to mental illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s yet another article from the Los Angeles Times about mental health.  Is California just more aware of the problem we have in society with mental disorders, or do they have a higher number … Continue reading

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