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Depression

TreatmentDiaries anonymously connects people living with depression for support and encouragement.
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Would be interesting to investigate whether a smilar platform for teens could reduce depression and/or affect academic achievement outcomes.

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Mindfulness: Is it making its way into the mainstream?

Mindfulness: Is it making its way into the mainstream? | Mental Health and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
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Potential cost-effective strategy to promote mental health and well-being in schools.

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Schizophrenia: The Final Frontier. A Festschrift for Robin M. Murray - British Journal of Psychiatry

Schizophrenia: The Final Frontier. A Festschrift for Robin M.
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Multi-disicplinary overview of schizophrenia

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Talking to the voices in your head

Talking to the voices in your head | Mental Health and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
Use of an avatar is providing hope to people with schizophrenia who have failed to respond to orthodox medication and therapy.
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Potential implications for helping children and adolescents with pervasive psychotic-like symptoms (PLIKS) or psychotic-like experiences (PLEs).

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Quality, Free Mental Health Apps Everyone Should Use

Quality, Free Mental Health Apps Everyone Should Use | Mental Health and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
No mental health application can take the place of professional, mental illness help, of course, but they’re excellent supplements and I say people with mental illness can use all the help they can get.

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Apps for supporting mental health. Would be nice to see something targeted specifically for younger audiences at some point.

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VP Biden Says Educators Should Learn to Recognize Mental Illness

WASHINGTON —  Concluding a White House mental health conference, Vice President Joe  Biden today called for teaching educators how to recognize mental illness in the classroom.
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Bridging mental health and school practices like this caters to the child's wider well-being.

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FYI: Tomorrow, June 3rd, the U.S.... - It Can Happen Here | Facebook

FYI: Tomorrow, June 3rd, the U.S.... - It Can Happen Here | Facebook | Mental Health and Academic Achievement | Scoop.it
FYI: Tomorrow, June 3rd, the U.S. Government is launching a new mental health website and FB page, both entitled Mentalhealth.gov. Be among the first to... (FYI: Tomorrow, June 3rd, the U.S.
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Project that aims to "education and guide...school systems".

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