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More Consumers Turn to Social Media for Health Care Information

More Consumers Turn to Social Media for Health Care Information | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Facebook and Twitter are more than just tools to stalk former flames and keep your followers up to date on your latest musings. A survey shows more consumers are using social networks to get information about health care.
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Key pledges action on youth suicide - Stuff.co.nz

3News NZKey pledges action on youth suicideStuff.co.nzThe Government has made an election promise to launch a full review into policies to reduce youth suicide as it faces criticism for not making mental health a high enough priority.
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Technology 'vaccine' for mental health help - The Age

Technology 'vaccine' for mental health help - The Age | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
The AgeTechnology 'vaccine' for mental health helpThe AgeDr Burns said 70 per cent of young people who experienced mental health difficulties did not seek care.
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Lack of housing stands in the way of treating the mentally ill - Daily Press

Lack of housing stands in the way of treating the mentally ill - Daily Press | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Daily PressLack of housing stands in the way of treating the mentally illDaily PressHousing is important for people with a mental health diagnosis, he said. "At least you have something stable, a stable environment," the 48-year-old said.
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Mental Health Disorders Prevalent Among Youth Worldwide | Brain Blogger

According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published in Lancet, mental health disorders account for nearly half of the disease burden in the (RT @RealCounselling: Mental health disorders the #1 cause of disability in youth, and common...
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Mental illness cases increase in tough economy - Middletown Journal

Mental illness cases increase in tough economy - Middletown Journal | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Mental illness cases increase in tough economyMiddletown JournalArea hospital ERs are seeing an influx of patients with mental health illnesses, an issue experts say is exacerbated by the economy and resulting in more uncompensated care.
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Exercise for body and spirit

Exercise for body and spirit | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
John Coulter would like to make one thing clear about the new Livestrong exercise program for cancer survivors at the YMCA.
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Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project Receives $480000 Grant - Providence Business News

Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project Receives $480000 Grant - Providence Business News | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it

Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project Receives $480000 GrantProvidence Business News“Many young people who commit suicide [die by suicide] have a treatable mental illness, but they don't get the help they need,” said Reed.
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More U.S. kids in hospital for mental illness

More U.S. kids in hospital for mental illness | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it

American kids are increasingly likely to be admitted to the hospital for mental problems, although rates of non-psychiatric hospitalizations have remained flat, a new study shows.
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NPT Reports: Children's Health Crisis: Erasing the Stigma

In this bonus clip, children learn about brain health through the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee's "Erasing the Stigma" program. Learn about t...
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How to make the most out of your mental health treatment and group threapy - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

Mental health treatment and group therapy can be very beneficial.  They can help you deal with issues that you are facing.  You will wan..., Suzanne Rose (How to make the most out of your mental health treatment and group therapy http://dld.bz/rxQm...)...
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Extra psychiatrists to tackle mental health emergencies - Leicester Mercury

Extra psychiatrists to tackle mental health emergencies - Leicester Mercury | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
BBC NewsExtra psychiatrists to tackle mental health emergenciesLeicester MercuryMore psychiatrists are being taken on to treat patients with mental health problems turning up at Leicester Royal Infirmary's accident and emergency department.
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» Mental Health and Social Media - Therapy Soup

» Mental Health and Social Media - Therapy Soup | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Interview with Marc LeVine on the impact the Internet and Social Media is having on the treatment of mental illness and addiction.
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Knowing someone cares can make difference for teens - Salisbury Post

Knowing someone cares can make difference for teens - Salisbury Post | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Knowing someone cares can make difference for teensSalisbury PostEvery youth that enters the court system is screened for substances and mental health issues. “This has been a huge benefit at reducing recidivism,” Dixon said.
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More Consumers Turn to Social Media for Health Care Information

More Consumers Turn to Social Media for Health Care Information | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Facebook and Twitter are more than just tools to stalk former flames and keep your followers up to date on your latest musings. A survey shows more consumers are using social networks to get information about health care.
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States to commit more mental health funds - Sydney Morning Herald

States to commit more mental health funds - Sydney Morning Herald | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
BigPond NewsStates to commit more mental health fundsSydney Morning HeraldMental health experts believe the states and territories will cough up more cash for early intervention programs following a leaders' meeting in Canberra.
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Gender differences and mental health - Scope (blog)

Gender differences and mental health - Scope (blog) | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
MyHealthNewsDailyGender differences and mental healthScope (blog)Previous research has found that nearly 1 in 5 Californians suffer from mental health disorders and that, overall, women are nearly twice as likely as men to say they need help for...
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New York State Office of Mental Health Launches State-Wide Youth Suicide Prevention Program With Kognito's

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH), with New York...
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Rehab saved my life, says Newton - ABC Online

Rehab saved my life, says Newton - ABC Online | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Rehab saved my life, says NewtonABC OnlineHe paid tribute to the people working at the Northside West Clinic, a mental health facility, saying they "really saved my life". "They're a terrific group of people, as well as the patients," he said.
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Young people, the internet and mental health (US)

Young people, the internet and mental health (US) | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
New centre to investigate how internet and smartphone apps.
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Raising awareness, having fun - South Washington County Bulletin

Raising awareness, having fun - South Washington County Bulletin | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it

Raising awareness, having funSouth Washington County BulletinIn response to the suicides of four teens in south Washington County last year, area mental health professionals, churches, and youth volunteers joined forces to form the Woodbury-based ...
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Demi Lovato, and now Beyonce Knowles open up about mental health | Mental Healthy

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Demi Lovato, and now Beyonce Knowles open up about mental health | Mental Healthy | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Demi Lovato, and now Beyonce Knowles open up about ...: More recently we have seen young s...
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Young go online for mental health help - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 21, 2011

Young go online for mental health help - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Young people are more likely to seek help for mental health problems online than access traditional services, according to a new report.
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Global Depression Study Finds Widespread Similarities - Voice of America

Global Depression Study Finds Widespread Similarities - Voice of America | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
ABC NewsGlobal Depression Study Finds Widespread SimilaritiesVoice of AmericaThe study was carried out in conjunction with the World Health Organization's Mental Health Survey Initiative.
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Mental attitudes and physical health - by Bridget Webber - Helium

Mental attitudes and physical health - by Bridget Webber - Helium | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
The link between mental attitude and physical health has long been suspected, and recently evidence to prove this is so was gathered.
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Docs, mental health providers look for better ways to serve young people at ... - Santa Cruz Sentinel | SciAnswers Health Snippets

Docs, mental health providers look for better ways to serve young people at ... - Santa Cruz Sentinel | SciAnswers Health Snippets | Youth Mental Health | Scoop.it
Docs, mental health providers look for better ways to serve young people at ...Santa Cruz Sentinel"Pediatricians are faced with a situation where we often have need of a mental health specialist," Bennett said.
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