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Mental Health News Articles from around the Web
January 21, 2016
Mental health services in crisis state here - The Regional News ~ Local police and
social service agencies have been struggling to provide help for people with mental
illnesses in the south suburbs since the state’s closure of the Tinley Park Mental Health
Center in 2012. Orland Park police since that year saw a substantial rise in emergency…
Woman's Hospital Bed Video Shows A Side Of Domestic Violence We Need To See Huffington Post ~ "I survived or escaped, whatever you want to call it, and spent four days
in the hospital, eyes swollen shut, wondering why, wondering why."One woman has sent a
powerful message about domestic violence with a video she filmed in a hospital room…
College student with severe bipolar disorder tried to jump in front of a train - Daily
Mail ~ One college student is bravely sharing details about her struggle with bipolar
disorder, while hitting back at those people who still unfairly trivialize the suffering of those
with mental illnesses.'It’s hard to avoid the disparaging attitudes so many people harbor…
'Love is not supposed to hurt': Domestic violence discussed in forum - Battle Creek
Enquirer ~ Carey Whitfield found a way once to end domestic violence. As an 8-year-old
child, Whitfield said he came home to hear his mother screaming. It was 1960 and when he
went to the basement he saw "my father beating my mother and she was seven months…
Workplace depression under-recognized, expensive, treatable - The CT Mirror ~
Depression can take a big toll on workplaces, but too often, it remains hidden and
unaddressed. You have an investment in this employee, and you want to treat them as…
Study reveals new clue to possible misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's disease News-Medical.net ~ Correctly diagnosing Alzheimer's disease remains a challenge for
medical professionals. Now, a new study published in the current issue of the Journal of
Alzheimer's Disease reveals a new clue to possible misdiagnosis.
Long-Term Opioid Use Linked to Depression - Live Science ~ People who take
prescription opioids, which are used for treating pain, for longer than a month may have an
increased risk of developing depression, according to a new study. Pain itself can also lead
to depression, but in the study, the link between...
Bipolar Disorder: Depression, Anxiety Common In Patients With Higher Stress
Levels - Science World Report ~ Individuals with bipolar disorder often deal with recurring
depression and stress. Stress, in particular, is a major risk factor for depression, as well…
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