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People with mental illness enrich our lives, yet are stigmatized. Let's educate ourselves and others about mental illness. Treatment works!
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NIMH · A National Dialogue

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Dr. Insel talks about the President’s launch on June 3 of the National Dialogue on Mental Health, and NIMH’s role in this effort.
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Dr. Insel is Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. His blog is excellent.

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Viewpoints: Teacher credentialing should include mental health training - The Sacramento Bee

Viewpoints: Teacher credentialing should include mental health training - The Sacramento Bee | Treat mental illness | Scoop.it
Our state's educators are on the front lines of a national epidemic: One in five young people experiences significant emotional distress each year, according to a UC San Francisco study.
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Great idea! Good for California!

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Shared genes link depression, schizophrenia, and three other mental illnesses

Shared genes link depression, schizophrenia, and three other mental illnesses | Treat mental illness | Scoop.it
Five seemingly different mental health disorders—major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder—may be more alike than we think.
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Can Brain Scans Diagnose Mental Illness?: Scientific American

Can Brain Scans Diagnose Mental Illness?: Scientific American | Treat mental illness | Scoop.it
THE CLAIM: Mental illness can be diagnosed with brain scans. THE FACTS: Currently the technique might be able to diagnose people with a single, unambiguous, chronic illness but not tougher clinical cases.
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Diane's blog on behavioral challenges: My journey with depression

Diane's blog on behavioral challenges: My journey with depression | Treat mental illness | Scoop.it
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