Is ECT a Good Treatment Option for Huntington's Disease Patients? - Rare Disease Report - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 21:17

Rare Disease Report

Is ECT a Good Treatment Option for Huntington's Disease Patients?
Rare Disease Report
The data was presented at the 2017 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting held in San Diego, CA. HD is an inherited brain disorder that results in the progressive loss of both mental and motor control with the symptoms usually appearing ...

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Announces Annual Convention Highlights - PR Newswire (press release) - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 18:55

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Announces Annual Convention Highlights
PR Newswire (press release)
ARLINGTON, Va., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1000+ individuals and family members affected by mental illness will be on Capitol Hill on June 29 visiting with Members of Congress to voice support for Medicaid and mental health coverage in ...

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Wisconsin lawmakers offer bills to ban 'ex-gay' therapy for minors - Wisconsin Gazette - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 16:42

Wisconsin Gazette

Wisconsin lawmakers offer bills to ban 'ex-gay' therapy for minors
Wisconsin Gazette
The American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, and American Medical Association, for example, have condemned the practice. Griffin said, “Medical professionals agree this outdated and discredited practice not only doesn't ...

Caution: American Medical Association Ponders Calling Health Care a Right - Caffeinated Thoughts - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 16:20

Caffeinated Thoughts

Caution: American Medical Association Ponders Calling Health Care a Right
Caffeinated Thoughts
The American Medical Association (AMA) considered Resolution 007, to decide whether health care is a human right, at its 2017 annual meeting. Unlike the unalienable rights listed in our Declaration of Independence, a right to “health care” is not self ...

NAMI offers Center of the Plate training - Meat & Poultry (registration) - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 16:14

Meat & Poultry (registration)

NAMI offers Center of the Plate training
Meat & Poultry (registration)
WASHINGTON – The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is still accepting registrations for its August Center of the Plate Training at Texas A&M Univ. Center of the Plate Training is a three-day course designed to teach the fundamentals of meat ...

Nonprofits in Brazoria, Galveston counties fill statewide spending gap - Community Impact Newspaper - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 14:07

Community Impact Newspaper

Nonprofits in Brazoria, Galveston counties fill statewide spending gap
Community Impact Newspaper
In addition to providing services, one of the functions of nonprofits like NAMI is advocacy. NAMI has clients who provide testimony at the state Capitol during the 85 legislative session about how mental health care has affected their lives, McClendon ...

NAMI talk looks at art, mental health - Bonner County Daily Bee - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:02

WyoFile

NAMI talk looks at art, mental health
Bonner County Daily Bee
Jeffery Sparr, co-founder of PeaceLove, via TED Talk, will be featured to highlight NAMI Far North's Art Walk display at La Chic Boutique in downtown Sandpoint. Art provides a unique approach to crucial conversations about mental health in today's society.
Wyoming's mental health programs no 'easy cut'WyoFile

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Children YOUNGER than SIX are being prescribed antidepressants by doctors who are using them as a 'sticking ... - Daily Mail - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:53

Daily Mail

Children YOUNGER than SIX are being prescribed antidepressants by doctors who are using them as a 'sticking ...
Daily Mail
Children younger than six are being prescribed antidepressants by GPs in England, according to new statistics. Doctors handed out 198,906 prescriptions for drugs to treat depression and anxiety to children younger than 18 between April 2015 and ...
Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in EnglandPharmaTimes

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Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England - PharmaTimes - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:20

PharmaTimes

Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England
PharmaTimes
In some cases antidepressants are prescribed in children for conditions such as chronic pain or managing epileptic fits, but the rise has fuelled concerns that doctors are now overprescribing such medicines because of difficulties in accessing ...

Donald Reid Inbody - Tulsa World - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 05:00

Tulsa World

Donald Reid Inbody
Tulsa World
He was a member of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the Oklahoma State Medical Association, and the Tulsa County Medical Society. His life focused on family, friends, and the care of his patients. He was a ...

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