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Lifeline: NAMI walk benefits those with mental illness - The Advocate - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 23:11

St. Augustine Record

Lifeline: NAMI walk benefits those with mental illness
The Advocate
Born in New Iberia, he moved with his family to Mandeville in 1990. He attended Mandeville High, and played football and baseball. After graduation, he attended the University of Southern Mississippi and did fairly well, though he missed home and ...
Corazon to host mental health awareness benefitSt. Augustine Record

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Doctors Using 'Club Drug' To Treat Severe Depression - CBS Philly - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 22:05

CBS Philly

Doctors Using 'Club Drug' To Treat Severe Depression
CBS Philly
A study recently published from San Diego researchers shows pain patients who received ketamine reported less depression. However, many experts have questions about its long-term effects on the mind and body. The American Psychiatric Association has ...

GOP offers health care alternatives to protect pre-existing medical conditions - Mineral Wells Index - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:48

Mineral Wells Index

GOP offers health care alternatives to protect pre-existing medical conditions
Mineral Wells Index
Medical groups such as the American Medical Association and the American Cancer Society continue to oppose the Republican legislation despite the changes. They say it does not provide sufficient funding to protect insurance for patients with pre ...
Despite concerns over pre-existing conditions, Rep. Mike Coffman leaning yes on AHCA as vote loomsThe Denver Channel
AMA warns that proposed changes to the American Health Care Act do not remedy its shortcomingsDOTmed.com
Lobbying by hospitals, doctors, slows GOP health care driveBennington Banner (subscription)
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Brookhaven Police chief receives NAMI Georgia award - Reporter Newspapers - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 20:53

Reporter Newspapers

Brookhaven Police chief receives NAMI Georgia award
Reporter Newspapers
Brookhaven Police Chief Gary Yandura has been awarded the NAMI Georgia Law Enforcement Leadership Award. Chief Gary Yandura, center, accepts the NAMI Georgia Law Enforcement Leadership Award from NAMI representatives. (City of Brookhaven).

American Medical Association: New ACA Repeal Bill Would Still Do 'Serious Harm' - TPM - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 20:30

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American Medical Association: New ACA Repeal Bill Would Still Do 'Serious Harm'
TPM
The United States' largest advocacy group for doctors on Wednesday said the latest iteration of Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare would eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions and result in millions of people ...

Supreme Court turns away challenge to California ban on 'gay conversion' therapy - PBS NewsHour - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 18:57

PBS NewsHour

Supreme Court turns away challenge to California ban on 'gay conversion' therapy
PBS NewsHour
The American Psychiatric Association completely removed homosexuality as an illness from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in 1987, but no bills explicitly banning the practice were introduced until 2012. Conversion therapy is also banned in Oregon ...
Supreme Court rejects challenge to California 'ex-gay' therapy banLos Angeles Blade (registration)
SCOTUS Upholds California's Ban on Gay Conversion TherapyFusion
Challenge to California Ban on 'Conversion Therapy' Falls FlatRewire
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Connecticut House votes to bar gay 'conversion therapy' - Hartford Business - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 18:46

Hartford Business

Connecticut House votes to bar gay 'conversion therapy'
Hartford Business
The bill would enshrine in state law the conclusions of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and other national associations of health professionals: Homosexuality is not a disease, and forcing conversion therapy on a ...
Connecticut House Votes To Ban Conversion TherapyWSHU

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My Word: Sheriff's retaliation against El Cerrito is offensive - East Bay Times - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 17:18

East Bay Times

My Word: Sheriff's retaliation against El Cerrito is offensive
East Bay Times
The Board of Supervisors resolved in 2016 to adopt the Stepping Up Initiative, a national initiative sponsored by the National Association of Counties, the American Psychiatric Association Foundation, and the Council of State Governments Justice Center.

FTC complaint claims Left getting rich off lies - OneNewsNow - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 16:39

OneNewsNow

FTC complaint claims Left getting rich off lies
OneNewsNow
Homosexuality was identified as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association until that medical description was dropped under pressure in 1974. Love wins The APA has been under similar left-wing pressure over transgendered people, and the ...

Hoarding: Root causes can be deep, finding order a challenge - The Keene Sentinel - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 16:07

Hoarding: Root causes can be deep, finding order a challenge
The Keene Sentinel
The rate is twice that of obsessive-compulsive disorder, the condition under which hoarding was listed until 2013 in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the bible of the American Psychiatric Association. The DSM's latest version ...

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