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UCLA: Little or no treatment for 2 million Californians with mental health problems

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search   Here’s an article that describes just how poorly we, as a society, are doing in helping those who have a mental illness or are having emotional/psychological issues that are situational.  California leads … Continue reading

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Obsessive compulsive disorder commonly coupled with depression and bipolar disorder

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an interesting article I found on DailyRx about research investigating the incidence of two or more disorders being present at one time.  I have often wondered about OCD and Bipolar in my 20 … Continue reading

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It is beginning…….

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from NBC Los Angeles that show the beginning of the end.  We should all be paying attention to this event, as the rest of the nation’s health care usually follows … Continue reading

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Man sentenced to psychiatric hospital still waiting for bed

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Bangor Daily News that is just unbelieveable!  I found this article while reading a Squidoo lens called Lunatic Asylums which I recommend to anyone who has any interest in … Continue reading

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Mentally ill behind bars

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis was an article I found in the Springfield News-Leader.  It eloquently portrays the tasks facing the prison system in Missouri.  It is almost as if the prison system has become the “new” mental … Continue reading

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Police training addresses suicide, domestic violence, road rage, DWI

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from the Poughkeepsie Journal that illustrates the frustration felt by ill-equiped police when faced with a mentally ill person.  In the past, that person was either ignored or thrown … Continue reading

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Global Study Tracks Pediatric Mental Illness Incidence, Treatment

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from Clinical Psychiatry News  showing that mental illness is a global concern and we, as a people, are doing miserably at attending to the needs of this population globally.  … Continue reading

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Friday Videos!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere are some videos to enlighten, entertain and educate us all. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA5wDOT56aU&w=560&h=315] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrjLNF1SQaw&w=420&h=315] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z0MLtvM8kI&w=420&h=315] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0iivV6gSgE&w=420&h=315]

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Mental First Aid: How To Help In An Emotional Crisis

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article that denotes a personal struggle with OCD, an anxiety disorder.  She is one of the lucky ones who got help and then went out to find a way to … Continue reading

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Patients suffer when reimbursements for mental health care are reduced

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article written by a nurse about the way an insurance company manipulates the coverage and prevents payouts.  The targeted population for this tactic is the mentally ill, who cannot advocate … Continue reading

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