NOTE:  The articles in Mental Health News are sent for information purposes only.  Inclusion here is not intended as an endorsement by CPSA of an opinion, clinical practice or other service.

 

JOURNALS/NEWSLETTERS/REPORTS

 

National Council Public Policy Update, 2-16-12

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

 

ADVOCACY/AWARENESS

 

How to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

New York Times

 

Education Matters: ADHD going back centuries

Del Mar Times

 

Providing Therapy Across Different Cultures

NPR

 

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

UPI

 

Redmond: Treating Addiction

Vermont Public Radio

Social Media and Anxiety

Huffington Post

 

POLICY/FUNDING

 

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

 

MILITARY/VETERANS

Bill aims to help veteran mental health facilities

Marshalltown Times-Republican

 

YOUTH

 

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

SAMHSA

 

LEGAL/CORRECTIONS

 

Deal reached on treatment of state's mentally ill inmates

Boston Globe

 

SCIENCE/RESEARCH

 

Possible DSM Changes Spark Controversy

PsychCentral

 

Cell Phones May Limit Altruism

PsychCentral

 

Green Spaces Reduce Stress Levels

PsychCentral

 

Maternal Longings Slow Women Scientists

PsychCentral

 

Brain’s Practice Aids in Consolidating Memories

PsychCentral

 

Time for Coffee? Ask Your Smart Phone

PsychCentral

 

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

Science Daily

 

Varenicline May Decrease Alcohol's Rewarding Effects

Medscape

 

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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