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Mental Health Services Strained by State Budget Cuts

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIt amazes me the legislators don’t understand that cutting budgets in one place will ultimately result in increases in another place.  This article simply shows the correlation between mental health budgets and police budgets. … Continue reading

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Mental health coverage progresses

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Bio | E-mail | Recent columns See more topics » X Behavioral Conditions Mental Health Addiction Substance Abuse Depression Health and Medical Professionals Employers Internists Aon Corporation Lifting limits on treatment hailed as … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Common in the ER

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from PsychCentral that talks about the number of patients in any ER across the country and the statistics that show mental health issues as being a driving force in keeping the … Continue reading

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Editorial: Mental health coverage will pay off

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is an editorial from a Wisconsin online paper, PostCrescent.com that I thought spoke truth and spoke for many of us out in the world.   Many states are struggling with … Continue reading

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Uninsured Mental Health Patients Face Service Cuts

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Just another article that shows the effect of our down turning economy on mental health care.  If something is not done and done soon, I fear for the people who … Continue reading

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Inhalants Are Drug of Choice for Preteens

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by (V)oluntary (∀)mputation via Flickr If you have ever taken care of a “huffer”, you will read this article.  Huffing is the most tragic thing around.  These children can be left with … Continue reading

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Psych facilities’ economic impact touted

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia This article is certainly interesting.  Now we can view our mentally ill as a means to improve the economy.  Hmmmm. I am glad to see that someone is trying to … Continue reading

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Mental health board OKs cuts in service

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife Here is an article that touched close to my heart.  I have actually worked at some of the facilities mentioned here.  I am sure that this news … Continue reading

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8.3M US Adults Had Serious Thoughts Of Committing Suicide

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by johnbullas via Flickr Below is an article that addresses a growing problem in our mental health communities.  Suicide prevention has become the number one issue in psychiatric facilities, partially because of … Continue reading

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