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Mental Health Daily
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

April, 2016

 

DAILY SPECIAL​
 
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
April 21, 2016
 
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is pleased to announce the first-ever PeerFest, which takes place April 25–28, 2016 in Corpus Christi, TX. The event is inspired by Alternatives, an annual national conference created by and for persons with lived mental health experience.
 
 
Kaiser Health News
April 21, 2016
 
In an unprecedented move, Cervantes students are suing the Compton Unified School District, arguing that the trauma they have faced makes it difficult to learn and demanding that the district offer them additional support, in much the same way schools must accommodate students with autism, dyslexia and other disabilities.
 
 
Psychotherapy Networker
April 22, 2016
 
But if your child is someone who not just differs from you, but shatters one of the fundamental tenets of our culture---that a child is born either a boy or a girl and will stay that way---parenting can be shot through with a particular depth of bewilderment, loss, fear, and loneliness.
 
 
TEXAS
 
Dallas Morning News
April 21, 2016
 
More than 380 men and women statewide are waiting in county lockups, sometimes for months on end, because state mental health facilities don’t have enough beds to provide treatment for inmates declared incompetent to stand trial.
 
 
UT Austin News
April 21, 2016
 
To further college students’ education about suicide prevention and mental health resources, The University of Texas at Austin led a statewide task force to create an educational video on suicide prevention. The video is available for use by all colleges and universities in Texas.
 
 
Houston Chronicle
April 21, 2016
 
For the second time in a year, Texas is losing its top health and human services official.
 
 
Dallas Morning News
April 21, 2016
 
The Frisco mother who was found dead last month in her SUV with her three children alive by her side killed herself, officials said Thursday. Christine Thi Woo’s cause of death was suicide through overdose, the Collin County medical examiner determined.
 
 
NATIONAL
 
Washington Post
April 22, 2016
 
The U.S. suicide rate has increased sharply since the turn of the century, led by an even greater rise among middle-aged white people, particularly women, according to federal data released Friday.
 
 
Medscape
April 21, 2016
 
The United States needs a federally led, far-reaching strategy to reduce the continuing stigma associated with mental health disorders and substance use disorders, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS).
 
 
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 21, 2016
 
A sergeant who retired while under investigation for antagonizing a mentally ill inmate at the state-run Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility implied the interaction was all a joke and said the use of profanity by guards wasn't unusual, according to newly released Department of Corrections records.
 
 
HEALTHCARE REFORM
 
Stat
April 22, 2016
 
How the nation’s highest court rules in a case that, on its face, has nothing to do with prescription drugs could, nonetheless, leave a big mark on medicine.
 
 
Kaiser Health News
April 22, 2016
 
The report by Avalere Health examined how silver-level plans handled 20 classes of medications that are used to treat complex and expensive diseases such as HIV, cancer, hepatitis C and bipolar disorder.
 
 
 
RESEARCH
 
Nature
April 21, 2016
 
Trials of mindfulness to improve mental health selectively report positive results.
 
 
Medscape
April 21, 2016
 
A cannabis compound may help reduce psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia over and above the benefits derived from treatment with antipsychotic medications, new research suggests.
 
 
BPS Research Digest
April 21, 2016
 
From Van Gogh to Poe, history is littered with famous cases of creative geniuses plagued by inner turmoil. But going beyond the anecdotal, are creative people really more prone to mental health difficulties?
 
 
Discover
April 21, 2016
 
Neuroscience has already shown that everyone uses both sides of the brain when performing any task. And while certain patterns of brain activity have sometimes been linked to artistic or logical thinking, it doesn’t really explain who is good at what – and why.
 
 
ScienceDaily
April 20, 2016
 
Higher proportions of female students, university-educated parents linked to more eating disorders.
 
 
Forbes
April 21, 2016
 
New research suggests that criminal substance abusers with antisocial personality disorders just want to be understood.
 
 
OPINIONS
 
Psychology Today
April 21, 2016
 
By almost every measure of mental health, the countryside is now more dangerous than the city.
 

FEATURES
 
Psych Central
April 21, 2016
 
After working with many persons diagnosed with a personality disorder and their family members, there are several mistaken assumptions that seem to be commonly held. Here are ten of these errors.
 
 
Mental Illness Happy Hour
April 22, 2016
 
22 year-old Melanie R. shares about living with DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder which used to be called Multiple Personality Disorder), being bullied, having a perpetrator who is female, integrating her "alters" and Sensory Integration Disorder.
 
 
Pacific Standard
April 21, 2016
 
A new study finds associations between states’ criminal justice and welfare laws.
 
 
Behavioral Healthcare
April 20, 2016
 
A "Saturday Night Live" skit, portraying heroin as an over-the-counter medication, in a classic tongue-in-cheek style, has drawn criticism from consumers and industry members alike. Some 9,000 people have signed a Change.org petition demanding SNL Executive Producer Lorne Michaels issue an apology. Here's a roundup of what people are saying.
 
 
Mic
April 21, 2016
 
More than 80,000 people in the United States are in solitary confinement. It's a statistic Guardian journalist Francesca Panetta thought merited more than just a headline.

 



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