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Mental Health: More Than A Military Issue

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is a wonderful article from WebMD.  I was unaware of this organization and am certainly glad I read the article.  Please click over to read the entire article on the website. I have … Continue reading

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AZ Department of Corrections Warned About Teen’s Mental Health Weeks Before She Killed Herself in Prison

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from The Phoenix New Times about how one unfortunate young lady was treated in the prison system and how the prison system is really not prepared to deal with mental … Continue reading

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Schools And Mental Health: When The Parent Has To Take Charge

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article from NPR’s Ed series on mental health in schools. This article follows only one family as it struggles with raising two girls with mental health disorders.  In the article, their mother … Continue reading

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Mental health experts: Do yourself a favor and turn off the TV

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Richmond Times-Dispatch that delves into the effect of television’s penchant for showing acts of violence and terrorism over and over continually on our 24 hour news channels on children and … Continue reading

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Advocates Worry Mental Health First Aid Skirts Serious Mental Illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from U.S. News that describes the conflict between actual mental health care and mental health first aid.  Although I firmly believe that more cities, towns, groups, etc. should be involved … Continue reading

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Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchSince our children spend more time in school than they do with their families during the year, it is imperative that we deal with mental health issues in schools directly.  Unfortunately, mental health in … 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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Legislature acted against Mental Health programs

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article that shows how financing for mental health usually takes a back seat to any other issue.  Although the legislators make statements about improving the mental health programs in their districts, … 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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Spending jumps for kids’ mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article about the kid’s mental health crisis in Wisconsin.  The article makes clear how fractured the mental health system is in that state.  What is sad, is that Wisconsin is not … Continue reading

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