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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • 'More than twice the number of mentally ill are in Virginia jails than in hospitals' -- VB conference looks at the issue

    'More than twice the number of mentally ill are in Virginia jails than in hospitals' -- VB conference looks at the issue
    Virginia author Pete Earley, father of an adult son with mental illness, gave an impassioned keynote speech on the second day of  "Cross Systems Collaboration between Legal & Mental Health Partners," a conference sponsored by the Virginia Department of...
  • Speak up if you want gratitude

    Q. No one seems to be noticing all the good work I have done. I am very good at my job, tackle the hard projects, and even help out when my coworkers are swamped. Do I just work for an unusually ungrateful organization? A. No, unless you make coworkers...
  • Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process

    Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process
    Amanda Bynes' parents have begun the process of obtaining a temporary conservatorship over their daughter's affairs, according to reports out Thursday. Court papers were filed by Lynn and Rick Bynes on Thursday, TMZ said, and a hearing was set for...
  • Study: Depression can 'rub off'

    Study: Depression can 'rub off'
    SOUTH BEND - Gerald Haeffel's latest study created quite a splash when it was published in Clinical Psychological Science this spring, but the associate professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame actually confirmed something many people had...
  • Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies

    Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies
    Jenny Mohler lay on an examining bed holding her pregnant belly at Sinai Hospital in Northwest Baltimore. Sonogram pictures hung from a machine in the right corner of the room. She was nervous, unable to block a feeling of uneasiness as she waited for a...
  • College crisis team aims to prevent violence

    At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official. The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
  • Amanda Bynes appeals her mental health detention

    A judge is set to hear Amanda Bynes' appeal of her 14-day involuntary mental health hospitalization this week at a Ventura psychiatric facility. The actress is being held at a Ventura psychiatric facility for up to 14 days following her detention last...
  • Sharing private medical information is wrong

    Sharing private medical information is wrong
    Dear Amy: Recently, my brother was hospitalized for a serious mental health issue. My sister is an avid social media user. She was all over her social media accounts, sharing the details, which were very unpleasant. She "tagged" his name in posts. I...
  • Regular monitoring detects metabolic changes in patients on antipsychotics

    Q: My daughter has schizophrenia. The psychiatrist at her mental health center prescribed an antipsychotic drug. I know some of these drugs increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. What sort of clinical monitoring do you advise? A:...
  • 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...