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Prominent Psychiatrist Blasts Mainstream Media For Blaming Mental Health For Attacks

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is the very first article I have ever found that addresses a major concern of mine and of the mental health community.  I am always taken aback when an evil-doing person in the … Continue reading

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Moms who need mental health care the most aren’t getting it

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article that really hits the nail on the head.  It is so sad that some women end up doing awful things to their babies just because we don’t accept or believe … Continue reading

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Singer Mental Health Center Hearing: Don’t Cut Patient Care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here’s an article from MyStateLine.com that talks about how state budget cuts in Illinois are going to affect the mentally ill there.  It really is a shame to lose Mental Health Centers, because … Continue reading

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Special training helps city police respond safely to mental health emergencies

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is a great article that talks about training for police to better respond to psychiatric emergencies.  I love the idea.  Where I have a problem is that there is funding for this … Continue reading

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States slash $1.8 billion in mental health funds since 2009

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article I found that shows how serious the situation is becoming in the state of Mental Health Care in our country.  We cannot afford to sit by and allow these cuts to … Continue reading

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Friday is movie day!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere are some more wonderful videos I found on YouTube about mental illness and mental health.  I hope you enjoy them. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwOKwuuveSQ&fs=1&hl=en_US] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-v9hzHL5TQ&fs=1&hl=en_US] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mAEoVPqq64&fs=1&hl=en_US]

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Mental health court keeps children out of jail

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s a really great article that tells just exactly why it is important for us to help the emotionally damaged children in our country.  It has always been easy to just “throw away” children … Continue reading

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Tylar Witt, 15, Pleads Insanity in Mom’s Murder

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an interesting article that I know I will keep watching closely.  Another attempt to blur the lines between mental illness and criminality.  I believe that all people are responsible for their actions, and … Continue reading

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Sheriffs rap call to close centers

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia It seems that Tennessee is not alone in the battle to balance the budget.  Here is another article about closing mental health facilities as a way to make the budget … Continue reading

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