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Mental illness: is 'chemical imbalance' theory a myth? | Toronto Star

Mental illness: is 'chemical imbalance' theory a myth? | Toronto Star | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
The chemical imbalance theory has fallen in status from bedrock scientific principle to mere marketing device in the minds of many researchers. (does Shorter really have the data to back up these claims?
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Dan Morain: Mental health system a safety net in name only - Sacramento Bee

Dan Morain: Mental health system a safety net in name only - Sacramento Bee | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Dan Morain: Mental health system a safety net in name only
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30, nine days before Matthew's latest release, he needed a referral from the Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center.
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Georgia reviewing death penalty mental health requirements

Georgia reviewing death penalty mental health requirements | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
With the toughest burden of proof for mental health limitations on death row inmates in the country, state of Georgia takes a second look (RT @CBSNews: Georgia reviewing death penalty mental health requirements - http://t.co/Eq0wkEilDK)...
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Technology empowers Philadelphians with mental health conditions ...

Technology empowers Philadelphians with mental health conditions ... | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
There are a number of new tools emerging to help people struggling with mental health issues, such as a new phone app that helps discharged patients remember appointments. The city of Philadelphia is embracing new ...
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Innovation in behavioral health | Voices in the Family | WHYY

Innovation in behavioral health | Voices in the Family | WHYY | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
The field of behavioral health is changing rapidly. From innovative new web applications that help people take charge of their treatment and recovery to upgraded crisis facilities that offer serene environments, we're changing the way we care ...
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Creating Healing Environments in Behavioral Health.

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31 Virginia Organizations Commit to Housing More Homeless Families

31 Virginia Organizations Commit to Housing More Homeless Families | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
You can read more about the statewide #housingchallenge http://t.co/fVTRAmbkUg. We're committed to rapidly re-house 20 in the next 100 days
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A Growing Concern: Dealing with mental health issues in the workplace | Welcome to Knightsbridge

A Growing Concern: Dealing with mental health issues in the workplace | Welcome to Knightsbridge | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
RT @EppMon: HR skills: Detecting and responding to mental health concerns in the workplace. It is a growing concern? http://t.co/cFVmDpngcj
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Mental health in prisons: It's a crime - The Seattle Times

Mental health in prisons: It's a crime - The Seattle Times | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Mental health in prisons: It's a crime The Seattle Times The most recent investment in mental health care came in August, when the DOC bought and bolted to the floor oversized school desks in a classroom within the prison's solitary confinement...
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#StopTheStigma: Mental Health In The Latino Community

#StopTheStigma: Mental Health In The Latino Community | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
On Oct. 20th, we will be starting a conversation about mental health in the Latino community to help #stopthestigma and share resources.
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New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating ... - Baltimore Sun

New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating ... - Baltimore Sun | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating ...
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Mental health: supporting staff and colleagues at work | Time To Change

Mental health: supporting staff and colleagues at work | Time To Change | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
The workplace therefore plays a vital role in providing a supportive environment for staff experiencing these issues. To make this a reality an open dialogue must be positively encouraged.
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Accessible Campus » Understand: The Impact of Mental Illness

RT @CAMHnews: Why it's important for university community to respond to #mentalhealth challenges on campus: http://t.co/O3h0jy5YXF (via @O…
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The Other Side

The Other Side: 50th Anniversary of the Community Mental Health Act Video National Council "The Other Side" is an evocative rendition of the journey from des...
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Oklahoma City police have special training for dealing with mental health issues

Oklahoma City police have special training for dealing with mental health issues | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Patience is a key component when dealing with people who suffer from severe mental illnesses, said Oklahoma City police Capt. Jeff Pierce.
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Mental health: 7 essentials for raising mentally healthy kids

Mental health: 7 essentials for raising mentally healthy kids | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Want to make sure you raise kids with good mental health? Alyson Schafer provides us with essential tips! (My list of 7 essentials for raising mentally healthy kids posted for my @parentdishCA weekly column.
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I was ashamed of my mental health issues but Tea & Talk changed my life | Health | News | Daily Express

I was ashamed of my mental health issues but Tea & Talk changed my life | Health | News | Daily Express | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
IT WAS while leafing though a magazine that Helen Hutchings suddenly saw a way to change lives.
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Psychiatric News Alert: Psychiatrists, Judges Discuss Mental Health ...

Psychiatric News Alert: Psychiatrists, Judges Discuss Mental Health ... | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
As part of an ongoing collaboration, the Judicial-Psychiatric Leadership Forum was convened by the Judges' Leadership Initiative for Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health and the Psychiatric Leadership Group for Criminal ...
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Time for a Mental Health Checkup | BU Today | Boston University

Time for a Mental Health Checkup | BU Today | Boston University | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Student Health Services Behavioral Medicine and Sargent College's Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation will staff today's four screening sites: the GSU Link, Sargent College's Setterberg Lounge, the FitRec lobby, and on the ...
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Volunteer Behavioral Health adds more beds to detox unit - Cookeville Herald Citizen

Volunteer Behavioral Health adds more beds to detox unit - Cookeville Herald Citizen | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Volunteer Behavioral Health adds more beds to detox unit
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Volunteer Behavioral Health Center Director Shelba Hodges greets Tyler Smith.
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The Benefits of Running and Exercise on Mental Health - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology

The Benefits of Running and Exercise on Mental Health - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
RT @TheSportInMind: How does running benefit your mental health?

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Mason Taylor Wells's curator insight, October 21, 2013 10:05 AM

Healthy body, healthy mind. 

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Suicide rate climbs by 30 percent in Kansas | Wichita Eagle

Suicide rate climbs by 30 percent in Kansas | Wichita Eagle | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
It’s been just over a year since Scott Dennis, a 42-year-old fitness company owner in Overland Park, was getting ready for an industry convention in Las Vegas.
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Laughter: Serious Business

Far more than a distraction, laughter has a profound impact on our brains, bodies, and behavior. In this talk, Eric Tsytsylin challenges individuals and orga...
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Cuccinelli: Mental health care in Virginia will be his priority - Washington Times

Cuccinelli: Mental health care in Virginia will be his priority - Washington Times | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Cuccinelli: Mental health care in Virginia will be his priority
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“I've made one spending promise, and it's mental health,” he said in a recent discussion with reporters and editors from The Washington Times.
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Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms, Causes, Treatments | Behavioral health | Scoop.it
Read about histrionic personality disorder, in which self-esteem depends on the approval and notice of others.
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Jennifer B's curator insight, March 8, 2014 9:45 PM

It is possible that those who HPD will attempt or threaten suicide for attention, but it is good to always err on the side of caution, don't try ignore these thinking it's only a ruse for attention.  Better safe than sorry.  Also, not all individuals will meet all the criteria, and just because they have some of these behaviors doesn't mean they have a personality disorder.