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Breaking the Silence: Mental Health Challenges and Communities of Color

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article from Altarum.com’s Health-policy Blog deals with an issue you don’t see talked about much in the mental health community, but I am sure it is talked about plenty in communities of color. … 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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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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The Global Mental Health Movement By Celebrities And Individuals

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search  As a psychiatric nurse of over 20 years, I am somewhat encouraged when I see that mental health is being championed by a public figure.  I feel that each and every time a … Continue reading

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Moms who need mental health care the most aren’t getting it

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article that really hits the nail on the head.  It is so sad that some women end up doing awful things to their babies just because we don’t accept or believe … Continue reading

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Friday Movie Day

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere are some video’s for your enlightenment: This is about the Stigma of Mental Illness [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsFfwucaj-0&w=560&h=315] This one talks about famous people who suffer some form of illness [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Xw1LCKACE&w=420&h=315] People who suffer Bipolar illness … Continue reading

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Man battles stigma

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a wonderful article from a Canadian paper The York Region that I felt belonged here.  This article tells you about having a mental illness from the perspective of the ill person. This … Continue reading

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Army telebehavioral project broadens access to mental health care

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article that piqued my interest.  It’s not the norm to read about the military being cutting edge in health care, especially mental health care, so this article is like a … Continue reading

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Here are a couple of great videos about mental illness

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s a couple of public service announcement videos that I found.  Both are excellent and we need to utilize them to get information out to the general public about mental illness and mental health.  … Continue reading

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Mental Health Groups Not So Crazy About Burger King Ad

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia This is so wrong on so many levels.  I have not seen this commercial, but I don’t watch that much television anymore and when I do I DVR just to … Continue reading

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