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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Mental Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Abandoning the shame of mental illness

    Abandoning the shame of mental illness
    Her husband had been emotionally unraveling for months; paranoid, delusional, his mind hijacked by stubborn mental illness and dangerous drugs. So when Erik Lamberg left his family in Hermosa Beach and set out for Oregon — to get sober, he said...
  • Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit

    Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit
    L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca has no medical background, but he is the de facto administrator of what he calls "the nation's largest mental hospital." "This is the system," he said, drawing a box on a piece of paper in his Monterey Park office last week....
  • Mr. President, veterans with PTSD deserve service dogs

    I'd never have thought a humble pet columnist would be correcting the President of the United States. During the third presidential debate October 22, President Barack Obama maintained that his administration was "making sure that...our veterans are...
  • Lawmakers should close bullet-buying loophole

    Lawmakers should close bullet-buying loophole
    From what I've been reading, the Santa Monica killer was packing an illegal assault rifle and 40 high-capacity ammunition magazines. He sprayed 100 bullets and had access to 1,300. And, oh yes, he was a mental case. The guy's exact background and...
  • Grief from death of a pet can last for months

    Q: My elderly uncle can't seem to recover from the loss of his dog. Is it normal to grieve for months when a pet dies? When is it time to encourage him to seek mental health help? A: More than half of American households have pets. "Companion animals"...
  • On Newtown, mourn first, then act

    On Friday, in his moving and heartfelt statement in response to the horrific shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama said, "As a country, we have been through this too many times. ... And we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action...
  • Biggest mistake job hunters make

    Whether you've been unemployed for six weeks, six months or a year, the emotional drain on your mental health and well-being may have you at the end of your rope. You've bought the suit, polished your resume and printed out business cards branding you...
  • Make Time For Family

    Make Time For Family
    Family time, or time spent with those we love, is incredibly important.  We are relational people by nature so we crave time with one another.  Making time for relationships to make them positive and successful is even good for our physical and mental...
  • Walter "Skip" Campbell Jr., former senator, Florida

    Walter "Skip" Campbell Jr., former senator, Florida
    Last week: George Zimmerman seems to get in a lot of trouble with guns. I bet he thinks he is being picked on by the authorities. The problem we as a society have is questioning whether he is a sociopathic criminal or misunderstood young man. I think...
  • 'This Is It' director worried whether Jackson could pull off tour

    Frustrated that Michael Jackson was not showing up for rehearsals just weeks before his London concert series was set to open, the tour director testified Tuesday that he had “serious concerns” whether the "This Is It" tour could go on....
  • Right-wing 'reporter' makes mental health a political issue

    Right-wing 'reporter' makes mental health a political issue
    I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either. Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary,...