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Mental Health Care in the Military

As servicemembers put their mental and physical health on the line to protect the country, it makes sense to provide care for their minds as well as their bodies. 697 more words

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Supporters of Generations of Pride raise over $30,000 for behavioral health services!

Thanks to donors and attendees of the 3rd annual Generations of Pride event, over $30,000 was raised to help create a Behavioral Health Community Resource Room inside Aurora St. 146 more words

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What does the future hold for mental health services?

Over the last 6 years I have seen a great decline in mental health services but an increase of need. How does this happen? I have seen young people take their lives where I live, could those deaths be stopped by having more services available? 100 more words

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Mental Health Awareness Week V:Relapse

The idea for this post was suggested to me by a good friend who, like me, has experienced mental health problems for a long time. 720 more words

On gendered responses to suicidality

Gendered responses to suicidality – or, In mental health services that prioritise risk (of physical harm) rather than (mental) distress, and where more men than women take their own lives, is women’s help-seeking for the mental distress caused by suicidal thoughts and plans dismissed as unnecessary to alleviate because only male suicidal thoughts and plans are seen as putting patients at high risk of physical harm? 67 more words

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I really need a good GP on Team Sectioned

After having been shafted twice in one week by the mental health team in my new area (see here and here), now it’s my new GP who’s let me down… 81 more words

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Mental Health Awareness Week II: Coming Out

I came out as lesbian when I was sixteen and yet I am still coming out- every day- to people who presume I am straight until proven otherwise.   532 more words