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National Council Public Policy Update, 2-16-12

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare




How to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

New York Times


Education Matters: ADHD going back centuries

Del Mar Times


Providing Therapy Across Different Cultures



A mother writes about her concerns to judge dealing with D.C. mental health care suit

Washington Post


A mental health model that works

Carrboro Citizen


Anti-abortion bill lacks protections for women with mental illnesses

Florida Independent


Cookies Help Mend Mental Health

Long Beach Gazette


Multiple disorders leave addicted women MIA



Redmond: Treating Addiction

Vermont Public Radio

Social Media and Anxiety

Huffington Post




Mental health shake-up will have big impact on Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa News


948 Alabama mental health workers to lose jobs

The Birmingham News


Hospital's closing opposed

Boston Globe


Residents protest proposed cuts in Bergen County's mental health programs

Bergen Record


New Orleans' frayed mental health safety net could collapse, officials warn

New Orleans Times-Picayune


Officials lobby state on psychiatric center cutbacks

Utica Observer-Dispatch



Bill aims to help veteran mental health facilities

Marshalltown Times-Republican




Healthy Minds Study assesses student mental health

Tufts Daily (Tufts University)


Parents in St. Louis area say mental illness in kids tied to strep
St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Born into addiction

Florida Today


Prescription Drugs: A teen favorite

Savannah Morning News


Few Depressed College Students Receive Adequate Care

Health Behavior News Service


Report shows 7.5 million children live with a parent with an alcohol use disorder





Deal reached on treatment of state's mentally ill inmates

Boston Globe




Possible DSM Changes Spark Controversy



Cell Phones May Limit Altruism



Green Spaces Reduce Stress Levels



Maternal Longings Slow Women Scientists



Brain’s Practice Aids in Consolidating Memories



Time for Coffee? Ask Your Smart Phone



Hospitalization of US Underage Drinkers Common, Costs $755 Million a Year

Science Daily


Varenicline May Decrease Alcohol's Rewarding Effects



White matter abnormalities linked to impulsivity, suicidality in BD

MedWire News


Auditory hallucinations linked to specific gray matter reductions in schizophrenia

MedWire News 

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