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Strict mental hygiene policies hurt West Virginians, officials say

Charleston Daily Mail


Sacramento County aims mental health effort at hard-to-reach groups

Sacramento Bee


Close relationships improve mental, physical health

Iowa State Daily (Iowa State University)


Natural recoverers kick addiction without help

Harvard Health Publications


Workaholism: Maybe not such a bad thing

Los Angeles Times


Antidepressants and placebos: On a bicycle built for two

Washington Times


Whitney Houston's Death: Hallmarks of a Battle Against Addiction and Overdose



Blame It On The Fame Game?

Huffington Post


After Irene, dark clouds remain

Albany Times Union




'You don't want to hurt anymore'

Jackson Clarion Ledger


High-Needs Kids and Juvenile Justice Reforms

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange


Small Children, Big Drugs: Are Kids Overmedicated?

RTV 6 (Indianapolis, IN)


Homeless high school student hopes to use his experience to help others

Bangor Daily News


Despite Reform, Violence Rises Among Youths at Juvenile Lockups

Texas Tribune


An ADHD controversy in the mental health community

Washington Post




VA sees spike in homeless veterans with families

The Day (New London, CT)


Marine's suicide was only the start of family's struggle

St. Paul Pioneer Press


Nashville shelter prepares for rise in returning vets

The Tennessean


The Science and Politics of PTSD

Psychiatric Times




Sheriff closes jail to violent mentally ill

Akron Beacon Journal


Program teaches inmates one of hardest lessons

Lancaster New Era


Overcrowded jail a real 'powder keg'

Boston Herald


Georgia Considers Reforms to Reduce Prison Population, Costs

Atlanta Progressive News




Bills this week likely will differ on mental health funding

Des Moines Register


Medicaid waiver part of switch to managed care

Wilkes Journal-Patriot


Feds reject Florida plan to charge Medicaid recipients

South Florida Business Journal




Closing of downtown shelter could put more homeless on the streets

Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Volunteers identify medically vulnerable homeless to find housing for those in need

The Daily Tar Heel (University of North Carolina)




Self-compassion key after breakup, study says

Arizona Daily Star


Girls able to rewire brain to prevent depression, study finds

Stanford Daily (Stanford University)


Concerns Over Kids' Shut-Eye an Age-Old Problem



No Age Limit for Online Dating, But Different Values



Numerical Literacy May Aid Decision-Making



Is 9 Hours of Sleep Too Much for Teens?



Natural Disasters Influence Mental Mistakes



Seniors Show Greater Life Satisfaction Than Young People, Study Suggests

Science Daily


Dog Therapy in Waiting Rooms Calms and Eases Pain



NIMH to Investigate Fish Oil for Psychosis



More Evidence Links Low Vitamin D to Depression



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Aids Long-Term Pain Management



T. gondii infection linked to bipolar I disorder risk

MedWire News


Empathy deficits linked to reduced functioning in schizophrenia patients

MedWire News

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