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Over 70% Of Suicidal Teens Don't Get Needed Mental health Services
2011-09-15 07:04:11

Study suggests improved screening for suicidal tendencies by primary care providers is needed.

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2011-07-07 07:55:00

A new study has identified the major obstacles to improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world.

2011-07-05 09:56:00

CHICAGO, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) opens its national convention in Chicago this week at a time when Congressional negotiations over the federal debt limit threaten Medicaid funding for mental health care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) "Lives are at risk," said NAMI Executive Director Mike Fitzpatrick.

2011-06-14 23:02:27

Mental health screening has been demonstrated to successfully connect African-American middle school students from a predominantly low-income area with school-based mental health services.

2011-06-14 08:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAMI's Family-to-Family Education program "significantly" improves coping and problem-solving abilities of family members of individuals living with mental illness, according to a landmark study published in the current issue of Psychiatric Services, a journal of the American Psychiatric Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) Family-to-Family is a free 12-week self-help course offered by the National...

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2011-04-28 11:20:00

A checklist given to parents to fill out in pediatrician waiting rooms may help early detection of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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2011-03-08 11:00:00

Half a million US teens between the ages of 13 and 18 suffer from some form of eating disorder but few have sought treatment for the problem, government research shows.

2011-02-24 06:06:00

Strategic Partnership to Educate Families About Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Broaden Scope of Shared Resources on Teen Health NEW YORK, Feb.


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