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U.S. officials launch new strategy to prevent suicide

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article I found about the US’s response to the increasing number of suicides among military personnel specifically and the US population in general.  It’s really great to see that mental health issues … Continue reading

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Man sentenced to psychiatric hospital still waiting for bed

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Bangor Daily News that is just unbelieveable!  I found this article while reading a Squidoo lens called Lunatic Asylums which I recommend to anyone who has any interest in … Continue reading

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There Are Differences Between Medical and Psychiatric Hospitals

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search This article was written more as a continuation from the previous post.  I realized that I had not written fully about the differences between medical and psychiatric hospitalizations and I felt it imperative … Continue reading

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What Will Happen Once You Are Admitted to a Psychiatric Unit

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is the second article I posted on EzineArticles.  I basically wrote answers to thequestions I hear quite frequently from the family members of my patients.  This is usually a chaotic and frightening time … Continue reading

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Police training addresses suicide, domestic violence, road rage, DWI

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from the Poughkeepsie Journal that illustrates the frustration felt by ill-equiped police when faced with a mentally ill person.  In the past, that person was either ignored or thrown … Continue reading

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Global Study Tracks Pediatric Mental Illness Incidence, Treatment

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from Clinical Psychiatry News  showing that mental illness is a global concern and we, as a people, are doing miserably at attending to the needs of this population globally.  … Continue reading

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Mental, Emotional And Behavioral Disorders Can Be Prevented In Young People

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a great article from Science Daily written by a nurse.  I love when I find articles by nurses in scientific journals. This article basically states that there is quite a lot more … Continue reading

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Kids with parent in Iraq or Afghanistan more likely to have mental health problems

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here is an article from Chron.com the online version of the Houston Chronicle that talks about the effects of deployment on the children of our servicemen and women.  This particular article is from … Continue reading

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Mental Illness in the News

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWe are hearing more and more about the effects of mental illness on the general public.  The lastest being the shooting in Arizona.  With 1 in 5 people having a diagnosed mental illness in … Continue reading

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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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