Tag Archives: Disorders

What Do You Do When Someone You Love Is Suicidal?

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search   In today’s legal maze, the only real reasons to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital against your will is if you present a danger to yourself (suicidal thoughts, feelings, and urges) or … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new and improved Mental Health Minute Blog

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search This blog is a continuation of my free wordpress blog of the same name.  I felt I wanted to have more control and ownership of my blog, so I am starting this blog … Continue reading

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A Schizophrenic, a Slain Worker, Troubling Questions

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is a disturbing article from the New York Times.  It is a fairly long article so only a part is presented here.  I strongly urge you to read the entire article and … Continue reading

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Is there a link between diet and Mental Illness? Good question!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article I found on Science Daily that I wanted to share.  This article is about a research project that had some surprising results.  I have always felt that poor nutrition is … Continue reading

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Army telebehavioral project broadens access to mental health care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article that piqued my interest.  It’s not the norm to read about the military being cutting edge in health care, especially mental health care, so this article is like a … 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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How to Get Your Depressed or Bipolar Child an Accurate Diagnosis

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAs a psychiatric nurse with ten years experience working with children and adolescents, I am worried about the trend to diagnose earlier and earlier with a major mental illness.  Because of the stigma attached … Continue reading

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Depression Survivors Describe What It Really Feels Like

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article is from Health.com.  This is a great article because it helps you to really understand just how devastating depression is and how difficult it is for someone who suffers with depression to … Continue reading

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Mesquite teen with mental disability struggled in a broken system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAlthough this is a heart-breaking story, I’m afraid that this story points out the norm rather than the exception. Please read this entire article and leave a comment.  This family obviously is 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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