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Thousands strain Fort Hood’s mental health system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article I found on USA Today that talks about the growing number of military personnel who are seeking and receiving mental health care today.  This article gives statistics that apply to Fort … Continue reading

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Texas cuts force police to care for mentally ill

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here’s an article from Chron: Texas AP News that I just had to post here.  As a psychiatric nurse currently working in the state of Texas, this article was of some interest to … Continue reading

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State budget cuts threaten local mental health resources

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia As an Austinite and a mental health nurse, of course I would find and post an article about budget cuts that affect Austin and Texas in general.  This article below … Continue reading

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Mental Health Care Cuts: Texas in Trouble

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article that describes the state of mental health in the great state of Texas.  Although I am from Texas, I started my career in the state of Oklahoma and I am appalled … Continue reading

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Mental health programs hit hard in proposed budget cuts

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an article from my neck of the woods.  In the Austin American Statesman, this article was prominent.  Doesn’t look good for the mentally ill in Texas, does it?  Where will this stop, … Continue reading

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Study finds military children suffering

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply states the obvious.  How could the families and children of deployed servicemen and women not be affected?  Frequent and lengthy absences have to interfere with the relationships between parent and child … Continue reading

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Mental health of troops comes under scrutiny

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife Long before the shooting at Ft. Hood, I was concerned about the mental health of our nation’s troops. It is unfortunate that it takes an event of … Continue reading

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New Mental Health Policy Came Days Before Fort Hood Shooting

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Below you will find an article that details the orders by Lt. Gen. Cone to revise the way the soldiers with emotional/psychological issues were to be treated.  You can read … Continue reading

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