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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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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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Mental health system just benefited from bipartisanship

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from the Austin American-Statesman is quite thought provoking and certainly addresses the issues head-on. I was surprised to read about these two laws that have been passed just recently.  I’m sure most … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular, Respiratory Disease Among Top Causes of Death in Adults With Schizophrenia

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe following article supports what I have always thought about my severely mentally ill patients–those with schizophrenia.  Due to the nature of their illness, this particular population of the mentally ill receive very little … Continue reading

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U.S. Army dismissed thousands of soldiers with mental health problems for ‘misconduct’: report

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchSince I once worked as a contract RN on an Army Base delivering mental health care in the hospital, this article really concerned me. I saw many young men and women who were devastated … 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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Girl, 16, dies during restraint at an already-troubled hospital

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is a tragic story and this death is totally unacceptable.  The problem here is that there usually are not enough staff to spend the time you really need to spend with adolescents.  The … Continue reading

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New FAA policy on depression in pilots an advance for mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by John Wardell (Netinho) via Flickr I am frequently amazed by the ignorance of our media and wonder if this is simply a reflection of the rest of the population or if … Continue reading

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Senate looks at suicide on Indian reservations

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article that shows suicide to be a very real problem for all of our youth.  This article addresses suicides of our American Indian youth.  The statistics in this article are terrifying.  … Continue reading

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