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CT Viewpoints Op-Ed by Charles Atkins, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for Community Mental Health Affiliates: "When did having mental illness become a felony?"

“The governor’s proposed budget, with $25.5 million cuts to the safety net for people with severe mental illness and substance use problems will have a two-fold effect. 101 more words

Connecticut

NACCHO Mental Health News: Revealed: suppressed government report slams mental health services

“The long-withheld National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services proposes a fundamental overhaul of the systems in place to address with the massive cost of mental illness in Australia, as the current framework is “not cost-effective”, “does the wrong things” and fails to deal with “the dire status of the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people”. 1,805 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

I'm not too lazy

I have received many messages where people have mainly asked how I am.

I am okay.

Really.

I just worked on a piece on my stay at the depression clinic (in draft form).  264 more words

Depression

The Newtown Bee: "12/14 Parents Reflect On Governor's 'Devastating' Cuts To Mental Health Support, Research"

“In the wake of 12/14, victims’ parents including Dr. Jeremy Richman and Nelba Marquez-Greene heard state politicians, including Governor Dannel Malloy, talk about their commitment to supporting frontline mental health support and research that many hoped would help prevent another tragedy like the one that struck Sandy Hook Elementary School.” 112 more words

Connecticut

Norwalk Daily Voice: "Sen. Murphy Discusses Challenges With Mental Health Providers In Norwalk"

“U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy sat down with mental health professionals during a roundtable discussion at Norwalk Hospital on Wednesday to talk about their challenges and learn how federal legislation could make it easier to provide care for people who need help.” 44 more words

Connecticut

Let's talk mental health

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http://www.demon-media.co.uk and https://vasbinder.wikispaces.com/Mary+J

There’s so much pressure. So many expectations. So much perfection. We’re living in a highly competitive world where everyone Is trying to make the most of their lives. 643 more words

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