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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Mental Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • 9/27/2013-Help The Homeless

    9/27/2013-Help The Homeless
    We will always be in trouble as a species as long as we treat each other the way we do. Instead of looking out for each other, we turn our backs so we can’t see. Instead of heeding a cry for help, we turn up the volume so we can’t hear....
  • Lehigh County public housing farce provokes common sense in Lehigh County

    If you oppose a gallant and sublime effort to help the downtrodden, you must be a heartless beast. In governmental circles, the fear of an accusation like that can make politicians do things that defy common sense, which is what I think happened in...
  • Obama Out Of Sync With Public Opinion

    So, the stars finally aligned and our senior leaders in Washington all concurred about an important public policy initiative. Yet, even with their agreement to bomb Syria, President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • He Followed His Heart And Evolved

    David Burnett hates the phrase "case management." For one, he works with people, not cases. And two, he doesn't manage. What he tries to do is support people to make their own decisions — whether that's his staff or the people his agency serves....
  • '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...
  • Car Tax Is Wrong Battle For Regional Reformers

    Grand plans sometimes stumble on secondary issues. We hope this doesn't happen to the MORE Commission. The MORE Commission (for Municipal Opportunities & Regional Entities) is attempting to make the state and its towns run more efficiently and less...
  • Let teens sleep in: expert

     Let teens sleep in: expert
    When even a Sonic Boom alarm — very loud and rigged to shake the bed — couldn't wake Terra Ziporyn Snider's teenage daughter for school, the former Wilmette mother knew there had to be a better way. "My kids suffered hugely. My oldest...