National Council Public Policy Update, 3-1-12

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare


Recovery WORKS March 2012





UA gets grant to help poor mothers battle drug abuse

Daily Wildcat (University of Arizona)




Pickiness: The Secret Eating Disorder Nobody's Talking About

Newsweek/The Daily Beast


Therapy, support groups lend helping hand to unemployed

Medill Reports (Northwestern University)


U.S. senator raises questions about prescriptions written under Minnesota's Medicaid program

St. Paul Pioneer Press


Let's not lose the progress we've made for mentally ill

Minneapolis Star Tribune


'There is hope for addicts, and I am proof'

Tampa Tribune


Givens: To win war on drugs, focus on treatment

Gainesville Times


“Brain Dead Drug War Policy Saves People by Killing Them”

Daily Nexus (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Prescription Painkillers: When Are They Too Much of a Good Thing?

Huffington Post


DSM-5 Critics Pump Up the Volume

Medpage Today


My Third Letter to the APA Trustees

Psychiatric Times


The Early Psychiatrist: A Piercing Eye and Commanding Presence

Psychiatric Times


How American Psychiatry Can Save Itself: Part 2

Psychiatric Times




City Braces For Cuts To Mental Health Services

WDSU (New Orleans, LA)

Mental Health Cuts Leave North Shore Officials Nervous

WDSU (New Orleans, LA)


IL Cuts Hit Mental Health, Help Balance Budget

WIFR (Rockford, IL)


Kentucky auditor recommends changes in Medicaid program

Louisville Courier-Journal




Children Mending Hearts

Huffington Post


Our Meds, Ourselves

Daily Spectator (Columbia University)


Medicaid: Help in hard times

The Madison Times


Online Therapy Helps Teens Recover From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome



Heroin becomes fatal addiction for more area teens

St. Louis Post-Dispatch


How to Talk with Kids About School Shootings





UM starts veteran mentoring program

The Kaimin (University of Montana)

Hire Me! Veterans: Invisible wounds make it tougher to find and secure a job

New York Daily News


Leon Panetta Weighs-In on PTSD Diagnosis Controversy at Madigan Army Medical Center

Seattle Weekly


For some vets, the Iraq war will never end

CBS News


Exposing the Ugly Details of the Military Sexual Violence Epidemic

American Civil Liberties Union


Coming Home From War to Hit the Books

New York Times




Altering Clothes, and Lives, With Design

New York Times




Cannabis use tied to psychosis recovery trouble



Unemployed fathers six times more likely to be depressed, study finds

Medill Reports (Northwestern University)


Bupropion After Nonresponse or Partial Response to an SSRI or SNRI?

Psychiatric Times


Bullies, Victims 3 Times More Likely to Have Suicidal Thoughts



Weight History May Be Vital to Bulimia Treatment



Computer Therapy for Schizophrenia



Stress, Depression Linked to Accelerated Aging



Pain Docs Have Highest Ratio of Patient Deaths to Opioid Rx



Stress, Depression Linked to Accelerated Aging



Omega-3 supplements may help reduce bipolar depression symptoms

MedWire News


Psychosis patients show increased stress-induced dopamine release

MedWire News

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