NAMI to offer free training - Napoleon Northwest Signal - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 04:19

NAMI to offer free training
Napoleon Northwest Signal
ARCHBOLD — NAMI Four County is offering a free mental health community training for persons who work or volunteer with youth who may have an emotional, behavioral or mental health issue. The training, Youth Mental Health First Aid, starts at 8 a.m. ...

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Depression an often overlooked women's health problem - Toledo Blade - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 04:14

Toledo Blade

Depression an often overlooked women's health problem
Toledo Blade
Though research on long-term use is scarce, “generally, studies show that there are no side effects of using antidepressants for an extended duration,” said Dr. Renee Binder, immediate past president of the American Psychiatric Association. However ...

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Lochlin Partners Places Chief Communications Officer for American Psychiatric Association - Hunt Scanlon Media (press release) - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 03:12

Hunt Scanlon Media (press release)

Lochlin Partners Places Chief Communications Officer for American Psychiatric Association
Hunt Scanlon Media (press release)
Search boutique Lochlin Partners has recruited former Defense Health Agency executive Tanya Bradsher as chief communications officer at the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Managing partners Patrick Friel and Liza Wright led the assignment.

Consider a second opinion on that medical bill - Albuquerque Journal - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 23:41

Albuquerque Journal

Consider a second opinion on that medical bill
Albuquerque Journal
The American Medical Association estimates that 7.1 percent of bills paid by commercial health insurers contain errors, while others estimate errors are far more common than that. HOW TO SPOT THEM: Start simply — look closely at any bills that show up.

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This Week in Washington - September 30, 2016 - Lexology (registration) - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 22:30

This Week in Washington - September 30, 2016
Lexology (registration)
Speaker Paul Ryan also listed mental health legislation (H.R. 2646) as another top priority for the November legislative period. However, the price tag of increasing reimbursements for mental health providers could prevent passage. With Congress out of ...

Almanza receives NAMI honor - Meat & Poultry (registration) - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 22:24

Almanza receives NAMI honor
Meat & Poultry (registration)
WASHINGTON, DC – The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) presented Alfred Almanza, deputy under secretary for food safety at the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), with the Richard E. Lyng Award during the NAMI Annual Meeting and Outlook Conference ...

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Participants in local charity walk, remember loved ones - wwlp.com - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 20:05

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Participants in local charity walk, remember loved ones
wwlp.com
... that often contributes to the plight of the mentally ill. These walks also raise money to change the public perception of those needing help. According to the American Psychiatric Association, not a minute goes by without someone tries to take ...

GUEST COLUMN: No one asks for it but anyone can get it - Northwest Georgia News - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 17:58

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GUEST COLUMN: No one asks for it but anyone can get it
Northwest Georgia News
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, offers hope and help. NAMI Rome's mission is to promote recovery and optimize the quality of life for Georgians affected by mental illness by fighting stigma, advocating for equal care, offering support ...
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Winona NAMI to host Color Dash on Oct. 9 - Winona Daily News - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 17:43

Winona NAMI to host Color Dash on Oct. 9
Winona Daily News
Winona NAMI will host a Color Dash on Sunday, Oct. 9 at noon at Prairie Island road. Participants can pick up packets from 10 to 11:30 a.m.. All proceeds will be donated to the Winona Affiliate of NAMI (National Association on Mental Illness), which ...

State Medical Association Votes Against Doctor-Assisted Death For Terminally Ill - WBAA - Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 16:01

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State Medical Association Votes Against Doctor-Assisted Death For Terminally Ill
WBAA
Wiggins also says that despite the Association's claims, there sometimes aren't options for easing pain and suffering. At that point, he says, patients should have the right to end their lives on their own terms. The American Medical Association is ...

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