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20% of Adults Have Mental Illness or Drug Problem

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a short article from WebMD.  The point of the article is to alert our lawmakers to the need to consider mental health as important as physical health because a large portion of … Continue reading

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Gun Violence Research–Why can’t there be any?

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAlthough I don’t see gun control as a mental health issue, really, it seems that anytime there is a shooting event in this country the very next topic will be to question the shooter’s … Continue reading

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For Centuries, A Small Town Has Embraced Strangers With Mental Illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a wonderful article from NPR about a whole Belgian community that has a very different take on dealing with the mentally ill person.  Mental illness is not viewed as something to be … Continue reading

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We’re surrounded by smiling, successful, talented people who are depressed

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from Quartz.com.  It denotes the fact that mentally ill people are all around us and we may never know it.  She states that there are many successful and talented people … Continue reading

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The Misconceptions About Mental Illness We Need to Unlearn

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is a really good article from Lifehacker.com.  The author knows what he is talking about and he is honest.  He goes on to list 5 misconceptions about mental illness that interfere with our … Continue reading

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THE TOP MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES FACING STUDENTS

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a really good article that addresses the 5 top mental health challenges facing students today.  According to this article, they are:  depression, anxiety, suicide, eating disorder, and addiction.  These are certainly important … Continue reading

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Suicide prevention starts with mental health education

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe Volante is the University of South Dakota’s independent student-run newspaper since 1887 and this article shows that college age young people are concerned about the lack of mental health care and the increased … 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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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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Workshop teaches “first aid” for mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from the WVGazette is a very good read.  It is nice to find positive articles about mental health and mental health treatment because there are so few of them. With mental health getting … Continue reading

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