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Month: December 2019

Affordable treatment for mental illness and substance abuse gets harder to find

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Dec. 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. CST By Jenny Gold The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/affordable-treatment-for-mental-illness-and-substance-abuse-gets-harder-to-find/2019/11/29/a8c689f6-0fce-11ea-bf62-eadd5d11f559_story.html Eleven years after Congress passed a law mandating that insurers provide equal access for mental and … Read more

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One in Seven Children Develop a Mental Illness, Claims New Research

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Wednesday 20 November 2019 17:04 By Joanna Whitehead Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/children-mental-illness-research-depression-anxiety-young-people-a9210926.html One in seven children will develop a mental illness, according to new research – more than the number with cancer, diabetes or AIDS combined. … Read more

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NAMI Applauds FCC Leadership On 9-8-8 Crisis Number

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12/11/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-FCC-Leadership-on-9-8-8-Crisis-Number This week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to designate 9-8-8 as the 3-digit number for a national suicide prevention and … Read more

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Preventing And Preparing For A Mental Health Crisis

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Dec. 09, 2019 By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/Preventing-and-Preparing-for-a-Mental-Health-Crisi My experience during my crisis made me feel worse than my illness itself. Three armed police officers and two … Read more

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