Florida Rep. Co-Sponsors Bill on Mental Health Reform - Patch.com - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 17:02

Patch.com

Florida Rep. Co-Sponsors Bill on Mental Health Reform
Patch.com
... Families in Mental Health Crisis boasted endorsements from nearly all of the nation's leading advocacy groups, including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the American Psychological Association, and American Psychiatric Association.

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Mental Disorders Top National List of Health Conditions - Medscape - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 14:32

Mental Disorders Top National List of Health Conditions
Medscape
Commenting on the findings, American Psychiatric Association (APA) President Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD, said the report "highlights the impact of mental health and substance use disorders on people's health and quality of life and reinforces the ...

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Unspoken truth of mental illness in the black community - Ferris State Torch - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 14:20

Ferris State Torch

Unspoken truth of mental illness in the black community
Ferris State Torch
I'll be the first to admit; I did not think poor mental health was a thing. And there's a simple explanation for it: I was never told that poor mental health was a thing. Growing up, I was raised in the church. So whenever you were sad, would get mad ...

Voices of mental health survivors/consumers missing in news coverage - Commons - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 13:43

Voices of mental health survivors/consumers missing in news coverage
Commons
This leads to a political climate in which legislation like the Murphy Bill (HR 2646) in the U.S. House of Representatives threatens to codify a nonexistent link between psychiatric diagnoses and gun violence while taking away funding for community ...

Tammany Scene: Party helps NAMI help others - The Advocate - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 13:13

Tammany Scene: Party helps NAMI help others
The Advocate
Christwood Community Center recently hosted the National Alliance for Mental Illness fundraiser, the Frame of Mind Gala, which promotes public awareness and provides educational opportunities about mental illness in St. Tammany Parish. Nick Richards is ...

VistaGen Therapeutics to Present at 9th Annual LD Micro Main Event - Yahoo Finance - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 12:14

VistaGen Therapeutics to Present at 9th Annual LD Micro Main Event
Yahoo Finance
AV-101 (4-CI-KYN) is an orally available CNS prodrug candidate, currently in Phase 2 development, initially for the adjunctive treatment of MDD in patients with an inadequate response to standard FDA-approved antidepressants. AV-101 also has broad ...

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When the picky eater is a grown-up - MyAJC - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:12

When the picky eater is a grown-up
MyAJC
In extreme cases, they may shun nearly all foods, a condition the American Psychiatric Association calls avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID. Zucker said some adult picky eaters come to the Duke center for help when they are concerned ...

How Florida has made tough calls in Zika fight - American Medical Association (blog) - Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 23:46

How Florida has made tough calls in Zika fight
American Medical Association (blog)
When the first cases of local Zika virus transmission were confirmed in South Florida this summer, physicians, public health officials and policy makers had to make difficult decisions on how best to contain spread of the infection linked to birth ...

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Trump's HHS pick brings physician, policy experience to role - American Medical Association (blog) - Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 23:12

Washington Post

Trump's HHS pick brings physician, policy experience to role
American Medical Association (blog)
President-elect Trump has announced that he will nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price, MD, to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). If confirmed by the Senate, Dr. Price would be the first physician since fellow Georgian ...
What We're Reading: More Republicans Want ACA Scaled Back, Not RepealedAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
This Trump Hire is Hazardous to Your Health (And Not Just Your Medicare)Common Dreams (press release)
Reaction to HHS Nominee Price Mostly Positive Among Healthcare LeadersHealthLeaders Media
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Texas Death-Penalty Rules - Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 23:01

Wall Street Journal

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Texas Death-Penalty Rules
Wall Street Journal
The Texas appellate court has set the standards for assessing intellectual disability based, in part, on a 1992 professional manual. The most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, known as DSM ...
Justices Hint at Wider Death Penalty Exemption for DisabledBloomberg
The 'Of Mice and Men' Rule for Texas ExecutionsThe Atlantic
High Court Again Weighs Intellectual Disability and the Death PenaltyEducation Week (subscription) (blog)
Cases and Codes - FindLaw
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NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Yahoo Sports

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsYahoo SportsThe 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 i

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Yahoo News

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsYahoo NewsThe 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.

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