NAMI-KC shuts down, celebrates organization's good work - KMBC Kansas City - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 02:55

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NAMI-KC shuts down, celebrates organization's good work
KMBC Kansas City
He said he's committed to keeping the work of NAMI-KC going with volunteers. “People have such a negative connotation to closure,” Custin said. “It's really not NAMI abandoning people, it's us restructuring so we can set ourselves up for the future.”.

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DeShaw performance planned at Myrna Loy will benefit NAMI Montana - Helena Independent Record - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 23:49

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DeShaw performance planned at Myrna Loy will benefit NAMI Montana
Helena Independent Record
For the past decade Jason DeShaw has toured across 35 states, Canada and Europe singing original country music. In 2010, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and alcoholism. Since then, he has advocated for mental health and addiction recovery as ...

Antidepressants in common use because they do so much - San Angelo Standard Times - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 21:21

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Antidepressants in common use because they do so much
San Angelo Standard Times
Antidepressants didn't get to be the third-most commonly prescribed medication in the United States for nothing. In fact, says a new study, the medications taken by more than 10 percent of American adults may be so ubiquitous because they are used to ...
Antidepressants increasingly being used for other medical conditionsThe Pharmaceutical Journal
Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing Increasingly CommonMedscape

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Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing Increasingly Common - Medscape - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 18:25

Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing Increasingly Common
Medscape
Off-label prescribing of antidepressants is increasing, particularly for insomnia and pain, even though their efficacy has not been established for these conditions, new research shows. Investigators at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, found ...

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What To Do If Your Antidepressants Stop Working - Bustle - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:34

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What To Do If Your Antidepressants Stop Working
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As a rule, when you begin to take antidepressants, your doctor will give you significant amounts of information regarding the potential side effects, possible impacts your antidepressants will have on your other medications, and how long it'll be ...

Shut-down KC mental illness alliance remembered as fighter for families - Kansas City Star - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 01:04

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Shut-down KC mental illness alliance remembered as fighter for families
Kansas City Star
They're going to tell their stories of mental illness, the old fear and pain and unfair feelings of shame be damned. One reason is that they can't offer a proper requiem for NAMI-KC — the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City ...

Eddie Huang Transcends Celebrity Chefdom Again - New York Times - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 21:57

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Eddie Huang Transcends Celebrity Chefdom Again
New York Times
Credit Ike Edeani for The New York Times. A few years ago, after Eddie Huang submitted the manuscript of his memoir “Fresh Off the Boat,” which made ample use of footnotes, his editor, Chris Jackson, asked him if he'd read fellow footnoter Junot Díaz.

Books|Review: In Emma Straub's 'Modern Lovers,' Passion and Regret in Brooklyn - New York Times - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 21:10

Books|Review: In Emma Straub's 'Modern Lovers,' Passion and Regret in Brooklyn
New York Times
In an epilogue to Emma Straub's charming new book, we learn that the story's teenage hero, Harry Marx, ends up going to Brown University, where he proposes to submit a novel as his honors thesis: “The novel will be inspired by the tropes of classic ...

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These people are unafraid to admit how antidepressants have helped them - AOL News - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 16:32

These people are unafraid to admit how antidepressants have helped them
AOL News
There are often stigmas that come along not only with depression but also with the ways people seek treatment, one of which is pharmaceutical help in the form of antidepressants. However, people with the most inspirational stories are those who stepped ...

Do We Need Tighter Controls on Antidepressants? - Care2.com - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 14:14

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Do We Need Tighter Controls on Antidepressants?
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Rising rates of antidepressant prescription have raised concern among health professionals — and prompted a warning that antidepressants may not be right for us. Researchers from McGill University in Montreal investigated antidepressant prescriptions ...
About Half Of Antidepressant Prescriptions Are For Insomnia, Anxiety, PainNews Every day

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ACEP Applauds House Passage of Mental Health Legislation - EMSWorld (press release) (blog)

ACEP Applauds House Passage of Mental Health LegislationEMSWorld (press release) (blog)Washington, DC —Following Congressional progress toward providing additional resources for patients with serious mental illness, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded passage of H.R.

Peter Kramer's New Defense Of Antidepressants45:57 - WBUR

Peter Kramer's New Defense Of Antidepressants45:57WBURAntidepressants are everywhere. Psychiatrist Dr. Peter Kramer, who first told us to “Listen to Prozac, ” makes the case again. A portion of the cover of Dr. Peter Kramer's new book, "Ordinarily Well." (Courtesy Farrar, Strauss and Giroux).

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