Doctors could tap 'shrooms to relieve pain - WTSP.com - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:25

WTSP.com

Doctors could tap 'shrooms to relieve pain
WTSP.com
Just how a hallucinogenic experience might lift anxiety and depression over weeks or months is “the $64,000 question,” said Jeffrey Lieberman, a past president of the American Psychiatric Association and chair of psychiatry at Columbia University.
What You Need to Know About Magic Mushrooms and DepressionTIME
Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of DeathVICE
A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a 'Magic Mushroom,' and Then Lasting PeaceNew York Times
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New analyses support blocking Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers - Healio - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 08:05

New analyses support blocking Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers
Healio
“The [American Medical Association] AMA analyses show that Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers would significantly compromise market competition in the health insurance industry and threaten health care access, quality and affordability,” Andrew ...

'For me antidepressants are essential, they take the edge off the illness,' says Jarlath McCreanor - Belfast Telegraph - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 07:50

Belfast Telegraph

'For me antidepressants are essential, they take the edge off the illness,' says Jarlath McCreanor
Belfast Telegraph
Antidepressants are essential for me. They take the edge off the illness." Jarlath describes depression as like living in a fog. He has been through eight years of psychology, which he says helped him to understand his illness better. But the real ...

NAMI chapter launches at UWO, raises mental health awareness - Advance Titan - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 06:16

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NAMI chapter launches at UWO, raises mental health awareness
Advance Titan
For the executive board of the UW Oshkosh chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, launching the organization was a personal endeavor. According to its website, NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building ...
NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsYahoo Sports
Library hosts forum on mental illness Wednesday | News ...Southernminn.com

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City Council proposes ban on conversion therapy for minors - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 05:44

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

City Council proposes ban on conversion therapy for minors
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
City councilmembers Bruce Kraus and Dan Gilman introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban conversion therapy for minors in the city.

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Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety - Yahoo Sports - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 05:06

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety
Yahoo Sports
The studies, both published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, are accompanied by 11 editorials of support from leaders in psychiatry, including two past presidents of the American Psychiatric Association. “Our results represent the strongest ...

What You Need to Know About Magic Mushrooms and Depression - TIME - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 05:06

TIME

What You Need to Know About Magic Mushrooms and Depression
TIME
Several experts in psychiatry, including two past presidents of the American Psychiatric Association, wrote editorials in support of the research that were published alongside the two studies. However, in the early 1970s, psilocybin was classified as a ...
Hallucinogen Eases Depression in Cancer Patients, Studies FindNew York Times
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Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of DeathVICE
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Psilocybin May Be a Psychiatry Game Changer - Medscape - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 05:04

Medscape

Psilocybin May Be a Psychiatry Game Changer
Medscape
Experts in the field, including former presidents of the American Psychiatric Association and heads of major academic psychiatry departments, have described the results as "remarkable," "very promising," and "a critical advancement" that might "open a ...

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Satellite PR News (press release) - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 01:49

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms
Satellite PR News (press release)
The bill, which incorporates key provisions from the “Helping Families in Mental Health Act” (HR 2646) that passed the House in July, represents a new level of Congressional commitment to improve mental health care in our nation. This bipartisan effort ...

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NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Satellite PR News (press release) - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 01:49

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NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms
Satellite PR News (press release)
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds a significant victory for the mental health community with the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of HR 34, the 21st ...
Library hosts forum on mental illness WednesdaySouthernminn.com

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