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Mentally Speaking
A look at issues and resolutions in the Mental Health world
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Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations

Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
That’s the finding of a research group at Trinity College.
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Things people with Social Anxiety do

Things people with Social Anxiety do | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
high-energy-introvert:
“ •go to the bathroom to escape
•feel very uncomfortable without a phone or some other crutch
•dwell on a small awkward moment for much longer than necessary
•never go to any...
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McAuliffe signs 'first step' to reforming Virginia's mental health system - Washington Post

McAuliffe signs 'first step' to reforming Virginia's mental health system - Washington Post | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
McAuliffe signs 'first step' to reforming Virginia's mental health system
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CHARLOTTESVILLE — With Sen. R. Creigh Deeds at his side, Gov.
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Increase access to mental health services globally - The Hill (blog)

Increase access to mental health services globally - The Hill (blog) | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
Increase access to mental health services globally The Hill (blog) The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) knows from our experience working with refugees—in camps and urban settings—and in post-conflict areas that people who survive torture and...
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8 Tips for Parents of Teens with Depression - LiveScience.com

8 Tips for Parents of Teens with Depression - LiveScience.com | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com 8 Tips for Parents of Teens with Depression LiveScience.com "It's difficult for parents to recognize depression in teens, since kids in this age group can have more emotional highs and lows, and they also tend to isolate themselves...
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Kids with PTSD find help through adventure therapy - SFGate

Kids with PTSD find help through adventure therapy - SFGate | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
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Kids with PTSD find help through adventure therapy
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"Those are the things we're trying to repair here," Hicks said.
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Self Injury: One Family's Story by Samantha Gluck | More Than Skin ...

Self Injury: One Family's Story by Samantha Gluck | More Than Skin ... | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
“I sat at the phone and made a gazillion phone calls in this area to find someone who knew about self-injury treatment. From a local therapist, thank God, I found the SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends) Alternatives program.” ...
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Expert: Stop Internet habits from becoming addictions by unplugging - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Expert: Stop Internet habits from becoming addictions by unplugging - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
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Expert: Stop Internet habits from becoming addictions by unplugging
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Internet addiction is a relatively new area of study, but Dr.
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The Bipolar Project

The Bipolar Project is an awareness campaign and support network created to encourage an understanding and acceptance of those suffering with manic depression. (RT @_BipolarProject: Signs and Symptoms of #Bipolar Depression.
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Mental Health Stands on Its Own - Guardian Liberty Voice

Mental Health Stands on Its Own - Guardian Liberty Voice | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
mental health With so many national issues being assessed in our state and federal governments, mental health stands on its own. Mental healthcare workers are no longer content to wait for gun control to make a difference ...
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What is a Nervous Breakdown? Definition, Symptoms and Treatment Options

What is a Nervous Breakdown? Definition, Symptoms and Treatment Options | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
RT @JeanneLynn68: What is a #Nervous #Breakdown? Definition, Symptoms and Treatment Options | #Anxiety Relief http://t.co/eNlAjlolBx via @j…
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Telling someone with depression to “get over it,” “quit living in the past,” or “snap out of it,” is like telling a blind person to “just look harder.

Telling someone with depression to “get over it,” “quit living in the past,” or “snap out of it,” is like telling a blind person to “just look harder. | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
“Telling someone with depression to “get over it,” “quit living in the past,” or “snap out of it,” is like telling a blind person to “just look harder.” ("Telling someone with depression to “get over it,” “quit living in the past,”...
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One word before action "THINK" Stupid statements like these will not end the cycle any sooner. If anything, it will make things worse

 

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Breath in the present moment and let out... - Psychic Medium Bill Philipps | Facebook

Breath in the present moment and let out... - Psychic Medium Bill Philipps | Facebook | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
Breath in the present moment and let out all the anxiety associated with the future, as well as depression from the past.. They will not serve you. You...
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Mental health at work: survey finds 30% of people have problems coping - The Guardian

Mental health at work: survey finds 30% of people have problems coping - The Guardian | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
The Guardian Mental health at work: survey finds 30% of people have problems coping The Guardian Survey data at Robertson Cooper including more than 100,000 people in the UK working population, found 30% say they sometimes feel unable to cope, 32%...
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Someone should sort out figures and treatment for the rest of the world

 

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Do YOU have symptoms of depression? Take this test to find out

Do YOU have symptoms of depression? Take this test to find out | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
Two quizzes used by the Channel 4 show Embarrassing Bodies help to indicate whether you are suffering from depression and/or anxiety, based on a few multiple choice questions about how you feel. (Do YOU have symptoms of depression?
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Better to know now than figure the mess out later...There is no shame in self-care and self-awareness

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Police arrest armed man at Vancouver mental health clinic - KATU

Police arrest armed man at Vancouver mental health clinic - KATU | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
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VANCOUVER, Wash. – Police arrested a man who they said walked into a Vancouver mental health clinic armed with a rifle Monday morning.
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Innovation and mental health: What can social entrepreneurs teach us?

Innovation and mental health: What can social entrepreneurs teach us? | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
By Dr. Sean Kidd, Head of the Psychology Service of the CAMH Schizophrenia Program, Independent Clinician Scientist, and Assistant Professor with the McMaster and University of Toronto Departments ...
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Stressful Marriages Linked To Depression In New Study - Huffington Post

Stressful Marriages Linked To Depression In New Study - Huffington Post | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice Stressful Marriages Linked To Depression In New Study Huffington Post Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison studied 116 married and/or cohabiting adults over the course of 11 years and found that marital stress...
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Colorado rejects post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition for medical ... - The Denver Channel

Colorado rejects post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition for medical ... - The Denver Channel | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
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How To Stop Panic and Anxiety Attacks (Download Free Premium Ebook) - YouTube

Discover How To Stop A Panic And Anxiety Attacks in A Safe, Effective and Natural Way...Proven Method And Guaranteed Result, Rid Yourself Of Anxiety and Pani...
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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, fo...
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Back To My Normal | Pride in Madness

Back To My Normal | Pride in Madness | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
As many of you know I engage in harm reduction. I clean my self harm tools and wounds to make sure I remain as safe as possible. I always used Polysporin (antibacterial cream) and Bio Oil to reduce the appearance of scars ...
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Twitter / TipsForYouDaily: There is always an upside ...

Twitter / TipsForYouDaily: There is always an upside ... | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
"@TipsForYouDaily: There is always an upside http://t.co/mk77Qfb3TR" anxiety disorder here...
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Madchild - It's Important To Speak About Depression

Madchild - It's Important To Speak About Depression | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
A couple of months following his hard-hitting tour alongside Boston actor, La Coka Nostra leader,and solo artist Slaine, one of the hardest working, most controversial, and devoutly hardcore hip-ho...
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What if Other Deaths were Discussed Like Suicide? - MHPOV: Mental Health Point of View

What if Other Deaths were Discussed Like Suicide? - MHPOV: Mental Health Point of View | Mentally Speaking | Scoop.it
MHPOV Comic highlighting the stigma and misunderstanding of mental illness and suicide. (RT @HealthyPlace: RT @mhpov: If other deaths were discussed like suicide.
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Think before action...There is always another way...

 

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