Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote - KDRV - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 21:36

Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote
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WASHINGTON D.C., -- Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on HR 2646. This is legislation would reform the way mental health treatment is handled especially as it relates to the support and advocacy that family members are ...

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Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote - KDRV - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 21:32

Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote
KDRV
WASHINGTON D.C., -- Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on HR 2646. This is legislation would reform the way mental health treatment is handled especially as it relates to the support and advocacy that family members are ...

Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote - KDRV - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 21:30

Mental Health Reform Scheduled for Vote
KDRV
WASHINGTON D.C., -- Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on HR 2646. This is legislation would reform the way mental health treatment is handled especially as it relates to the support and advocacy that family members are ...

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NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - Huffington Post - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 19:16

NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
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“Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can't we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness, especially one ...

NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - Huffington Post - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 19:16

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NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
Huffington Post
“Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can't we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness, especially one ...

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The Murphy Bill, HR 2646 — a Heinous Piece of Legislation — is Coming to a Vote. Act Now. - Mad In America - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 15:54

Mad In America

The Murphy Bill, HR 2646 — a Heinous Piece of Legislation — is Coming to a Vote. Act Now.
Mad In America
This coming Wednesday, two days after the 4th of July celebration of our country's declaration of freedom from oppression, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on HR 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016, or HR 2646. It ...

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The Murphy Bill, HR 2636 — a Heinous Piece of Legislation — is Coming to a Vote. Act Now. - Mad In America - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 15:39

Mad In America

The Murphy Bill, HR 2636 — a Heinous Piece of Legislation — is Coming to a Vote. Act Now.
Mad In America
This coming Wednesday, two days after the 4th of July celebration of our country's declaration of freedom from oppression, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on HR 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016, or HR 2646. It ...

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Antidepressant prescriptions in England double in a decade - The Guardian - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 15:34

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Antidepressant prescriptions in England double in a decade
The Guardian
The number of antidepressants given to patients in England has doubled in a decade, official figures show. In 2015, there were 61m such drugs prescribed and dispensed outside hospitals. They are used to treat clinical depression as well as other ...
Antidepressant prescriptions double to 61 million in 10 yearsDaily Mail
Huge rise in the number of antidepressants prescribed by doctorsEvening Standard
Antidepressant prescribing doubles in a decadeOnMedica

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The Addicted Generation - Pacific Standard - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 15:11

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The Addicted Generation
Pacific Standard
... though they are generally considered less effective than the psychostimulants. An ADHD diagnosis is based on a set of subjective criteria developed by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

“Psychiatry in Crisis?” BMJ Covers Dutch Conference on Prescribing - Mad In America - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 14:36

Mad In America

Psychiatry in Crisis?” BMJ Covers Dutch Conference on Prescribing
Mad In America
Richard Smith, the former editor of The BMJ, reports back from a meeting in the Netherlands last week featuring former DSM-IV chair, Allen Frances, and Peter Gøtzsche, a Danish physician, researcher, and leader of the Nordic Cochrane Center. “Dutch ...

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Recent Developments In Mental Health Benefit Denials - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Recent Developments In Mental Health Benefit DenialsMondaq News Alerts (registration)In American Psychiatric Association v Anthem Health Plans, the 2nd Circuit ruled that individual physicians and physician associations lacked standing to sue health plans under

Double dose of antidepressants may have caused fatal Tacoma crash - The News Tribune

Double dose of antidepressants may have caused fatal Tacoma crashThe News TribuneA 73-year-old woman had more than twice the recommended dosage of an antidepressant in her system when she ran a stop sign in Tacoma and struck another car, killing the passenger, records show.

New study to help people withdraw from inappropriate long-term antidepressant treatment - Science Daily

New study to help people withdraw from inappropriate long-term antidepressant treatmentScience DailyProfessor Kendrick added: "Antidepressant prescribing rates are rising very quickly and some don't need to be prescribed at all. We hope our intervention will identify where alternative treatment methods could be best used.

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