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How To Get Yourself Discharged From a Psychiatric Hospital

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchGetting discharged is the major question asked by our patients from the first day of admission.  It is hard to tell someone that, although they walked in and admitted themselves voluntarily, they cannot simply … Continue reading

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What Will Happen Once You Are Admitted to a Psychiatric Unit

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is the second article I posted on EzineArticles.  I basically wrote answers to thequestions I hear quite frequently from the family members of my patients.  This is usually a chaotic and frightening time … 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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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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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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Bill would require panic buttons at state mental health facilities

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAs a nurse who has been recently assaulted at work, I read this article with interest.  However, though it is a sad fact that this young women lost her life doing her job, many … Continue reading

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Mental, Emotional And Behavioral Disorders Can Be Prevented In Young People

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a great article from Science Daily written by a nurse.  I love when I find articles by nurses in scientific journals. This article basically states that there is quite a lot more … Continue reading

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Body Dymorphic disorder–what is it?

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search There’s a lot of talk in the news right now about mental illness and plastic surgeries.  I found it interesting that the general population had never thought to connect these dots before, it … Continue reading

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