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Mental health problems rise significantly among young Americans

April 9, 2019

March 16 By Tara Bahrampour The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/mental-health-problems-rise-significantly-among-young-americans/2019/03/14/5d4fffe8-460c-11e9-90f0-0ccfeec87a61_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.530d7791c365 Gilbert Saldana, 22, still has a couple of months before he graduates from Georgetown University, but anxiety about his future is already keeping him up at night. “I’m almost in the job world, and it really weighs down on me,” said the government major, who keeps more »

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Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health in Farming

March 28, 2019 By Joel Penhorwood Ohio’s Country Journal https://www.ocj.com/2019/03/breaking-the-stigma-of-mental-health-in-farming/ Agriculture can often be seen as an idyllic community of people working the land that are too tough to be bothered by the stresses of the outside world. Unfortunately, that’s not true, and more farms and rural areas are being affected by something that is more »

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

Apr. 01, 2019 By Laurie Katz https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/Four-Lessons-From-Four-Years-of-Therapy I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow student on more »

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NAMI Joins 16 Patient Groups To Protect Access To Health Care

4/2/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-16-Patient-Groups-to-Protect-Access-to-Health-Care Arlington, VA — NAMI and 16 national organizations representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae (“friend-of-the-court”) brief on April 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Texas v. United States. This is the appeal of a District Court’s ruling to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the more »

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Time Change Tougher for Kids With Mental Health Issues

March 14, 2019

FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When the clocks spring forward an hour this Sunday, it will throw everyone off. But the time change will affect children with mental health issues the most, experts warn. “Sleep is a more complicated issue for patients with a mental health disorder,” said Dr. Robert Kowatch. He is more »

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