NAMI Family to Family - Mesquite Local News - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 18:10

NAMI Family to Family
Mesquite Local News
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, whose purpose is advocacy and education about mental illness. Mesquite Behavioral Health Center will be hosting a NAMI Family to Family course designed for loved ones (over the age of 18 years) of ...
Course aids families of the mentally illKnoxville News Sentinel

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Kathy Castor says she's weary of having moments of silence in gun tragedies without any action to follow - Florida Politics (blog) - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 18:02

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Kathy Castor says she's weary of having moments of silence in gun tragedies without any action to follow
Florida Politics (blog)
And Castor also mentioned support for Republican Pennsylvania Representative Tim Murphy's bipartisan H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, as something that needs to pass, though she fears it won't be strong enough. That bill is ...

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H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, Moves to Full Committee; Administration Releases Proposed ... - The National Law Review - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 17:59

H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, Moves to Full Committee; Administration Releases Proposed ...
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H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, introduced by Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), is being considered by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Wednesday, ...

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Remove Pain as 5th Vital Sign, AMA Urged - MedPage Today - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 17:44

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Remove Pain as 5th Vital Sign, AMA Urged
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CHICAGO -- Pain should be removed as a "fifth vital sign" and management of pain should not be used in official quality measures, delegates testified Sunday at the American Medical Association's (AMA) annual meeting here. "Just as we now know earth not ...

EB Johnson: We can't continue to send condolences while failing at prevention - Dallas Voice - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 16:51

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EB Johnson: We can't continue to send condolences while failing at prevention
Dallas Voice
As the lead Democratic cosponsor of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, I recognize the need to be able to identify and treat those with mental illnesses before their illnesses result in deadly acts. “Tragically, news reports ...

How to talk to children about shootings: An age-by-age guide - WMTV - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 16:29

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How to talk to children about shootings: An age-by-age guide
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The American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend avoiding the topic with children until they reach a certain age - around 8, but again, it depends on the child. "If it doesn't directly affect your family, kids under ...

AMA Members Are 'Leaders Among Leaders' Says New President - Medscape - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 14:30

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AMA Members Are 'Leaders Among Leaders' Says New President
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On Tuesday, Dr Gurman becomes an orchestra conductor of sorts when he is inaugurated president of the American Medical Association (AMA) at its annual meeting being held here, which began June 11. The post represents the climax of a long climb in ...

American Medical Association CEO pans "ineffective" EHRs, D2C digital health, and apps of "mixed quality" - MobiHealthNews - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 14:00

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American Medical Association CEO pans "ineffective" EHRs, D2C digital health, and apps of "mixed quality"
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The American Medical Association's CEO Dr. James Madara kicked off the House of Delegates at the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago yesterday by drawing parallels between the "quackery" and "snake oil" common among self-proclaimed doctors a year ago, ...
American Medical Association CEO: Beware of poor-quality digital 'advancements'Healthcare IT News
American Medical Association (AMA) 2016 Annual MeetingMedscape
AMA Warns Of Digital Health 'Quackery'Forbes
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New Research Confirms Antidepressants Are Ineffective in Kids, and Maybe Dangerous - Slate Magazine - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 13:15

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New Research Confirms Antidepressants Are Ineffective in Kids, and Maybe Dangerous
Slate Magazine
Prozac is also the only antidepressant approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat depression in people under 18. That's because the FDA has deemed that Prozac has demonstrated benefits that outweigh one of the suspected downsides of ...
Most antidepressants not working for children or teensYOU.co.za
Most antidepressants do not work for young patientsDaily Sabah

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Textbook definition of candidates - West Hawaii Today - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:34

Textbook definition of candidates
West Hawaii Today
Or you may feel depressed and moody because you fall short of perfection. Many experts use the criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association, to diagnose mental conditions.

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A CALL TO ACTION: The Murphy Bill Passed the E&C Committee but the Fight Is Not Over - Mad In America

A CALL TO ACTION: The Murphy Bill Passed the E&C Committee but the Fight Is Not OverMad In AmericaAs you read this, people with lived experience all around the country are mobilizing to educate our federal legislators about why the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) should be defeated. Education is the key.

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