Tag Archives: Policy and Advocacy

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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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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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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Friday is movie day!

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere are some more wonderful videos I found on YouTube about mental illness and mental health.  I hope you enjoy them. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwOKwuuveSQ&fs=1&hl=en_US] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-v9hzHL5TQ&fs=1&hl=en_US] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mAEoVPqq64&fs=1&hl=en_US]

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Patient shoots Memphis mental health worker in the neck

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchAs someone who has worked as a psychiatric home health nurse in a large metropolitan city, I can avow that it is a dangerous job.  You have no idea what will meet you when … Continue reading

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New court for mentally ill is well-received

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchMental Health Court is not a new idea.  It has been around for a while, but is just now being embraced by communities because: 1-it works; 2-it costs less to implement; 3-it provides more … Continue reading

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