“Can you cheat your way to fitness?”

Article Link This October 28, 2014 BBC News article talks about the question of whether or not household chores can be counted as exercise or not.  The answer was interesting to see how different chores stacked up to traditional forms

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“Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future”

Article Link This October 28, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about a recent study showing that even people who are clinically depressed can be optimistic about the future, but more research is needed to decide

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“What happens when a mentally ill person commits a crime? The Judicial Notice”

Article Link This October 28, 2014, PennLive article talks about the process that a person with a mental illness might go through if a crime is committed.

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Posted in Pennsylvania, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Issues, Mentally ill inmates, Treatment and Support, Inpatient, Jail and Prison Issues, Involuntary

“A short film about Mental Wellness through Peer Support” [Video]

Video Link This video was uploaded to YouTube on February 5, 2012 by Martin Haythorne and offers some thoughts on how something as simple as having a cup of tea with friends in the middle of nowhere can be a

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Posted in Cooking, Exercise, Mental Health, Personal Medicine, Physical Health, Teachable Moments, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“Mental health and treatment more complicated for older adults”

Article Link This October 26, 2014 InsuranceNews.net article talks about issues surrounding the treatment or lack of treatment of mental health issues in the elderly.

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Posted in Elderly, Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Physical Health, Senior Citizens, Treatment and Support, Whole health

“Suicide Prevention a Mission in Erie County”

Article Link This October 22, 2014 GoErie.com article talks about a recent conference held in Erie County, PA on suicide prevention.  The segment includes video and text-based items within it, and at the end offers some resources for folks in

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Posted in Advocacy and Awareness, Counties, Erie County, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, suicide, suicide prevention, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues

“Should Psychiatric Patients Have the Right to See Their Files?”

Article Link This October 21, 2014 More than Borderline blog post on the Healthy Place website raises an interesting question about whether or not a psychiatric patient has the same rights to view their files as someone with a medical

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“Radically different approach to hearing voices aims to empower those affected”

Article Link This October 24, 2014 NewsWorks article talks about an approach to treating people who hear voices that goes against the traditional thinking of not discussing the voices with the person.  The program is being used in Philadelphia.

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Posted in Mental Health, Mental Illness, Peer Support, Pennsylvania, Philly, Schizophrenia, Therapy, Treatment and Support

“Mental Health And The Welcoming Church — All Together Podcast”

Article Link This October 24, 2014 HUFF POST: Religion  segment includes an audio podcast about mental illness in the religious community.

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Posted in Anti-stigma, Mental Illness, Personal Medicine, Spirituality, Treatment and Support

“Wolf says he’ll end food-stamp asset test if elected governor”

Article Link This October 24, 2014 talks about Tom Wolf’s plan to try to reinstate the General Assistance program in Pennsylvania and to also try to detach the car ownership from food stamps

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