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How to Help Save the Mentally Ill From Themselves

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article is from the NY Times and gives us a glimpse of the impotence we feel when we have to try to save the mentally ill person from themselves.  This is a sad … 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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How incoming college students can mind their mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply shows that our younger population have less of a stigma about mental health issues, which is extremely positive.  Incoming college students are faced, maybe for the first time, with issues of … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania man takes girlfriend from mental health hospital at gunpoint

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere again is another article about the potential for violence at a mental health facility.  Although this young man did not hurt anyone, he did commit an act of violence by threatening staff with … 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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Friday Movie Day

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere are some video’s for your enlightenment: This is about the Stigma of Mental Illness [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsFfwucaj-0&w=560&h=315] This one talks about famous people who suffer some form of illness [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Xw1LCKACE&w=420&h=315] People who suffer Bipolar illness … Continue reading

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Stigma Influences Seeking Mental Health Care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article I found on BrainBlogger that I thought was a good article and so I am reposting it here.  Please visit the original site because I found many really great articles … Continue reading

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Woman explains mental health struggle

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article that shows that there are other ways to help/deal with a mentally ill person.  In this instance, she was in a manic episode and spent money she did not have.  … Continue reading

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Glenn Close on mental illness: ‘Say it out loud’

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from USAToday that describes how mental illness plays no favorites.   No one is immune from being touched by mental illness.  It really doesn’t matter who you are or how much money … Continue reading

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Veterans With Bipolar Disorder May Have Increased Risk of Suicide

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Well, I have to agree that veterans with Bipolar disorder are at high risk, given the ready access to guns and other means of inflicting harm; however, I believe that anyone suffering with … Continue reading

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