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Category Archives: Mental Health

Feeling suicidal, she turned to her college. But it had just cut campus mental health services. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted: November 14, 2019 at 2:51 am

Life was starting to feel out of control, Beachtel, 33, said in a recent interview. She had dealt with mental illness since she was a kid, and she knew she needed to talk to someone. Continue reading

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Drivers’ mental health getting more attention – Truck News

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. The main focus lately regarding driver health is on mental health, according to Healthy Trucker nutritionist and program manager, Andrea Morley. Continue reading

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Veteran employment and mental health: Difficulties transitioning to civilian life – KOAT New Mexico

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OF TRANSITIONING BACK INTO CIVILIAN LIFE. Continue reading

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Hundreds of people with autism wrongly being detained in mental health units – Sky News

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Hundreds of people with a learning disability and/or autism (LDA) are being held in mental health units even though they have been identified as no longer needing inpatient care. According to analysis by Sky News of published NHS data, 635 of the 2,250 with an LDA currently detained in one of these units could be moved to community-based care Continue reading

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Kay Warren talks mental health at Houston Baptist University – TMC News – Texas Medical Center News

Posted: November 9, 2019 at 8:51 am

Kay Warren, co-founder of Saddleback Church, spoke to Houston Baptist Universitystudents during a 2019 Founders Day address about her sons struggles with anxiety and depression, her grief after he took his life and how communities can be more supportive of people with mental health challenges. Continue reading

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Maddinson Out of Pakistan Tour Game on Mental Health Grounds – The New York Times

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MELBOURNE Batsman Nic Maddinson has withdrawn from Australia A's match against Pakistan on mental health grounds, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. Maddinson, who played three tests for Australia in 2016, has previously struggled with mental health issues and took a break from the game in 2017 after being dropped from the test squad. Continue reading

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Witnesses concerned about mental health of man struck by a vehicle – Fort Wayne’s NBC

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Waynes NBC)- Witnesses say they are worried about the man who they say was walking on the side of the road wearing a hospital gown Continue reading

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UArizona program focuses on veterans struggling with mental health – KGUN

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TUCSON, Ariz. The University of Arizona is making a push to support veterans who struggle with mental health. A forum with speakers and time for open discussion was held Friday with a focus on post traumatic stress, transitional stress, traumatic brain injuries, and local support programs Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s Mental Health Court celebrates one thousand graduates diverted from prison system – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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Before the Brooklyn Mental Health Court was created in 2002, people accused of crimes who lived with mental health issues had two options pleading guilty by reason of insanity or going to trial where, much more often than not, they would receive a prison term. The Mental Health Court represented a third way, said Justice Matthew DEmic, who has presided over the court since its inception. An individual could come to the court, agree to go into treatment and avoid jail as a recognition that mental illness played some part in the criminal behavior. Continue reading

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What Others Say: On female inmate’s mental health – Index-Journal

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South Carolina must improve how it cares for mentally ill prisoners, and its happening broadly under a court order that arose from a decade of class-action litigation. But according to a psychiatrist who works at the Camille Graham womens prison in Columbia, conditions worsened between 2014 when she regularly made rounds there and earlier this year when she returned as a contract doctor Continue reading

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