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Why solutions to mental health continue to evade us - KevinMD.com

Why solutions to mental health continue to evade us - KevinMD.com | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
When the mind is impaired, it becomes remarkably difficult for even the best system to make a difference.
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Dementia Partnerships | Sharing knowledge, learning and innovation to improve health and care

Dementia Partnerships | Sharing knowledge, learning and innovation to improve health and care | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Great to see the launch of the dementia portal. Tremendous resource for information and information sharing: http://t.co/medOgL0JAy
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Thanks to you, Derek is living well with dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Thanks to you, Derek is living well with dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Thanks to you (Thanks to our supporters, Derek is living well with dementia. Watch his story http://t.co/CL5lmKCq0v)
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A new dementia agenda

A new dementia agenda | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
By 2050, millions of people in the UK are expected to be living with dementia, so how can we ensure those with the condition lead a better quality of life?
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4 Myths About Occupational Therapy

4 Myths About Occupational Therapy | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
4 Myths About Occupational Therapy - You may be surprised by what this field entails... - ABC4 Healthy Utah - Doctors, Dentists and Health Specialists Serving All of Utah
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Most dementia carers given no information on key support issues - 9/17/2013 - Community Care

Most dementia carers given no information on key support issues - 9/17/2013 - Community Care | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
More than half of carers not given information by professionals on incontinence or legal issues such as power of attorney, finds research for Carers Trust.
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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Week 3: Caring for Family Caregivers’ Health | Senior Care Corner

Take care of yourself #caregiver! #Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Week 3: Caring for Family Caregivers’ Health http://t.co/MojLKsOv5P
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Blogging about mental health has given me a way to talk | Time To Change

Blogging about mental health has given me a way to talk | Time To Change | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Originally I set up my blog as a way to raise awareness of mental health conditions but it has become somewhere that I can tell stories about my problems that I would never tell in person.
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10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Defiant Alzheimer's or Dementia Patient

10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Defiant Alzheimer's or Dementia Patient | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer's patient often appears to be stubborn, obstinate, argumentative, aggressive and downright mean at times. I say "appears to be," because in reality he is none of those things. He is s...
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Alzheimer's is on the Rise - What are the needs ahead?

Alzheimer's is on the Rise - What are the needs ahead? | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
More than 5 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer's disease, a 10 percent increase from five years ago, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association. This numb...
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The importance of visiting relatives with Alzheimers Disease - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

It is not easy to visit a relative with Alzheimers Disease.  It can be difficult to watch the changes that inevitably occur.  Despite th..., Suzanne Rose (Know someone suffering from #Alzheimer's disease?
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How alcohol affects mental health

How alcohol affects mental health | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
According to research, apart from cannabis, one of the most abused substances in the world would be alcohol.
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Chapter 14: CCHR: Restoring Human Rights and Dignity to Mental Health

Chapter 14: CCHR: Restoring Human Rights and Dignity to Mental Health | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Watch the videos. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights gives the truth about psychiatry. Take a virtual tour of Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Museum.

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Living with Co-Occurring Mental & Substance Abuse Disorders ...

Living with Co-Occurring Mental & Substance Abuse Disorders ... | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Substance abuse is defined as a pattern of harmful use of any substance for mood-altering purposes. Mental illness refers to disorders generally characterized.
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Staying involved and active - Alzheimer's Society

Staying involved and active - Alzheimer's Society | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
An Alzheimer's Society factsheet on how to help people with dementia can stay involved and active (Take a look at our newly revised factsheet about helping people with dementia stay involved and active http://t.co/r9CzshFnf4)...
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Husband painstakingly recreates former house to prevent his wife with dementia becoming confused after they move

Husband painstakingly recreates former house to prevent his wife with dementia becoming confused after they move | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
A decorator has painstakingly recreated his former home to help his wife in her battle with dementia.
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G8 dementia summit – have your say on improving dementia research across the world | The Dementia Challenge

The UK is hosting a G8 summit on dementia research in London on 11 December. The summit aims to develop co-ordinated global action on dementia. This is your chance to say what you think is important to help achieve that aim.
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Mental Health Awareness Week In Worthing

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Worthing's Mental Health Awareness Week is Coming!
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What's worrying you - Mental Health Problems and Issues - YoungMinds

Are you worrying about something? Why not contact YoungMinds who are there to offer advice and support on any of your issues. Visit us today! (RT @YoungMindsUK: It's Wednesday! What's worrying you?
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Living with Alzheimer's: Ukiah family coping with day-to-day challenges

Living with Alzheimer's: Ukiah family coping with day-to-day challenges | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Editors note: This is the first article in a three-part series on Alzheimers, from personal stories to community action. (#Alzheimer News Living with Alzheimer's: Ukiah family coping with day-to-day challenges...
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The Different types of dementia

The Different types of dementia | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Dementia is defined as acquired global impairment of intelligence, memory and personality without impairment of consciousness. Vrious types of dementia are alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, lewy body dementia and fronto temporal dementia.
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Rising number of school pupils seek help with mental health - Independent.ie

Rising number of school pupils seek help with mental health - Independent.ie | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
GROWING numbers of teen pupils are seeking one-to-one help about mental health issues from school guidance counsellors – who don't always have the time to see them.
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Employers must think about mental health | BPS

Employers must think about mental health (BPS): http://t.co/GlyUeh8rzd
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iOwnTheWorld.com » Blog Archive » Can we have meaningful dialogue about mental health now?

iOwnTheWorld.com » Blog Archive » Can we have meaningful dialogue about mental health now? | Mental Health Occupational Therapy | Scoop.it
Can we have meaningful dialogue about mental health now? http://t.co/PU1srwbEA6
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No Health Without Mental Health: Denny Morrison at TEDxBloomington

Denny Morrison challenges three commonly held but irrational beliefs about behavioral health care: first, that having a mental illness or addiction is a stig...

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, September 10, 2013 6:03 AM

BELIEF = a principle, proposition, idea, etc, accepted as true; opinion; conviction...