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Teacher’s stabbing ‘a wake-up call’ on coordinating mental care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThere seems to be a growing consensus that the public have a right to know about offenders who are released into the general population–whether sex offenders, aggravated offenders, or juvenile offenders.  It seems that … Continue reading

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Families, mental-health groups disagree on how best to continue Kendra’s Law

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe last time I posted something on this topic, I was blasted by several comments.  In order to show as many sides to this story as possible, I will therefore post any articles I … Continue reading

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The recession’s psychological toll

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchOur economic slump is now and has always been an issue for millions of people who struggle just to get by.  However, for those of that group who also suffer mental illnesses, the struggle … Continue reading

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Bus killer Li should be allowed outside: This story contains disturbing details Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/05/31/man-vince-li-review-board.html#ixzz0pjoEGUxd

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis story was disturbing enough at the time it happened, but now to see that this man may get to have some freedom of movement and go outside makes me very uncomfortable.  I know … Continue reading

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Air Force Prevention Program Reduces Suicide Rates Significantly, According to New Data

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWith today being Memorial Day, I felt we should look at what is being done to help our soldiers with their mental health issues. Here is just one of the articles I found.   Please … Continue reading

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Magellan Health Services Offers E-Courses for Providers, Consumers and Families

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an exciting press release  about online classes for peer specialists.  At my hospital, we currently use peer specialists and the feedback from our patients has been overwhelmingly positive.  I was really pleased … Continue reading

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Companies offer mental health programs for workers

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article that presents a hopeful glimpse of things to come.  The stigma associated with mental health issues, once a deep dark secret that you never spoke of, may … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by carlos.a.martinez via Flickr As a nurse, I know that exercise is right up there with fresh air and sunshine and a nutritious diet.  I am frequently concerned for my patients who … Continue reading

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Editorial: Mental health coverage will pay off

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is an editorial from a Wisconsin online paper, PostCrescent.com that I thought spoke truth and spoke for many of us out in the world.   Many states are struggling with … Continue reading

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Videos about mental illness and health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via CrunchBase I have just discovered some really great videos on mental health issues.  Incidentally, there are some good videos on YouTube, but you have to cull through some really bad ones … Continue reading

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