mental health care

College Students With Mental Illness Must Prepare to Succeed

...  students with mental illness must prepare to succeed Aaron Chen, 21, of Naperville, Ill., had a depressive relapse his freshman year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign but didn't seek out mental health care until his sophomore year. “When I originally came here, I expected to be … Read more on WatertownDailyTimes.com The Unfortunate Fate of Sweet Briar's Professors Faculty, meanwhile, will still conduct lectures and grade assignments—all while managing a major life change and supporting students as they make their next plans. Faculty and students have these remaining months to savor Sweet Briar's impressive … Read more on The Atlantic Read ...

Lawsuit Filed Over Caramel Apple Listeria-Outbreak Death

Lawsuit Filed Over Caramel Apple Listeria-Outbreak Death 6, Frey underwent successful surgery for a brain bleed and was released to a rehab center. But after 10 days her condition began to deteriorate. She was readmitted to the hospital with meningitis. "Doctors told her family on Dec. 2 that she was … Read more on LA Weekly LBJ linked Latinos, civil rights in 'Selma' speech According to transcripts of the Johnson presidential recordings at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, Johnson told Martin Luther King Jr. of his desire for "equality for all" well before the first Selma march, which took place March 7, 1965 … Read more on 12NewsNow.Com Read more... ...

NAD: Mental Health Facts (ASL Version)

...  Mental Health Facts (ASL version) – The purpose of this Fact Sheet is to inform deaf and hard of hearing consumers about mental health care and how they can go about getting services. Obtaining…   How Argentina's 'Loony Radio' Is Changing Attitudes About Mental Health "There are different ways of thinking about mental health. It is not only about psychiatric treatment, which is what hospitals offer," Noguera says. Data collected over the years shows that former inpatients who attend the weekly shows have been … Read more on CityLab Read ...

Part 1: Psych Patients Pack Emergency Rooms

...  1: Psych patients pack emergency rooms One factor has been consolidation in the hospital industry: As hospitals shut their doors, psych beds disappeared with them. Perhaps more importantly, declining reimbursement for mental health care – and the fact that many mental health patients have … Read more on OCRegister MHIs still 'safety net' for severely mentally ill, state officials say Among all four mental health institutes, there are only 139 inpatient beds, about 32 of which are reserved for children, according to Rick Shults, mental health and disability service director for the Iowa Department of Human Services. That number has … Read more on Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Tags:  ...

She's Been There

...  been there Psychiatrist Kay Redfield Jamison speaks about bipolar disorders with an unusual perspective — that of one who has suffered its devastating effects, as well as one who has treated those who are suffering from it. Jamison will be the featured speaker … Read more on Frederick News Post (subscription) Coakley tours Taunton State Hospital, pledges to keep mental health care … She said it is crucial that the state provide a variety of treatment options for people with mental illness, from outpatient to court-ordered to residential to peer support. … Her brother, who was bipolar and refused medication, committed suicide in … Read more on Boston Globe Read ...

Pilot Randomized Trial Demonstrating Reversal of Obesity-Related Abnormalities

Pilot randomized trial demonstrating reversal of obesity-related abnormalities … The numerous limitations mandate that more extensive follow up studies be done to confirm these results, but the possibility exists that improved behavioral treatments may change the resistance to maintenance of weight loss that has been seen in … Read more on Nature.com Is It Guilt or Shame? When we apologize for something we've done, make amends to others, or change a behavior that we don't feel good about, guilt is most often the motivator. Guilt is just as powerful as shame, but its effect is often positive … It became a pattern when … Read more on PsychCentral.com (blog) Read more... ...

What Do I Put for Getting a Weapons Carry Permit?

Question by Alex: What do I put for getting a weapons carry permit? I haven’t applied for one yet because I’m worried I might get denied because when I plead to “and successfully completed” the FOA, part of the stipulations was for me to also see a physiatrist. So does that mean to mark yes under “Have you ever been ordered to receive inpatient or outpatient treatment at any treatment facility, mental health center, hospital, sanitarium, clinic or program for a mental condition” Technically I was never ordered to a “facility” it just said “Defendant to have mental health evaluation by a Psychiatrist & complete recommended treatment”. Read more... ...