FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC. What’s Wrong Wednesday: Colleges Flunk Mental Health
According to the American College Health Association's most recent annual national survey, 30 percent of college students reported feeling "so depressed that it was difficult to function" at some time... Posted on 2/19/14 at 12:32 PM
HEALTHY THINKING MINNESOTA What word will inspire you to keep your resolutions in 2014?
New year celebrations have come and gone, resolutions have been made. Now what? How do we turn those resolutions into an actual fresh start in our lives?
My Canadian colleague up in Onta... Posted on 1/21/14 at 11:11 AM
COLLABORATIVE COUNSELING WITH NAOMI DORIOTT Teens Stress and Self-Harm
Teenage years are a very volatile and unpredictable time in a childs life. They are too old to be considered children but still too young and lacking frontal lobe development to be considered adults. ... Posted on 12/16/13 at 6:37 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. – Jared Loughner had never been in major trouble with the law or overtly violent, but his behavior at his community college was so disturbing that campus police gave him and his parents an ultimatum: Get a mental health evaluation or don’t come back.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
, January 13, 2011
TUCSON, Ariz. – Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people, telling a polarized citizenry that it is time to talk with each other “in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.”
Dear Carol: My mom is 86 and widowed. While I live over 800 miles away, I talk to her several times a week. Since my Dad’s death five years ago, Mom’s slowly sunk into isolation, loneliness and self-medication with alcohol.
Topics include mental health/substance abuse services
BISMARCK – Proposed laws and changes to existing laws are stacking up with less than two weeks to go until the 2011 North Dakota Legislature begins.
Not covered under Minnesota workers’ comp
BEMIDJI, Minn. – About a dozen former teachers who were in class the day of the Red Lake High School shootings on March 21, 2005, are asking for compensation, seeking to recoup lost wages.
Tom Robertson, Minnesota Public Radio
, December 11, 2010
The North Dakota Department of Human Services has scheduled an informational meeting on autism services from 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Southeast Human Service Center Community Room, 2624 9th Ave. S., in Fargo.
Depression screening could reduce deaths
With suicide the second-highest cause of death for college students, area campuses are working to screen for depression and educate students to recognize the warning signs.
Public perception of mental illness and addiction has changed significantly – and for the good – in the past 15 years. That doesn’t mean, however, that people feel comfortable working or living near or being friends with someone with mental illness, according to a major new survey.
Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times
, November 08, 2010
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